To help those forced to move by disasters caused by natural hazards, innovative financing and greater cooperation between development and humanitarian sectors are needed.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific need to work together to bring in more visitors from within and outside the region by adopting bilateral and regional agreements, and offering improved infrastructure and better skills.
Milan Thomas, an ADB economist who specializes in social sector impact evaluation, and Yangchen C. Rinzin, a research fellow at the Centre for Bhutan and Gross National Happiness Studies, answer questions about the use of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness index.
Development efforts should provide all individuals, including members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex community, with the opportunity to live with the identities they choose.
This International Women’s Day theme of DigitALL explores the impact of the digital gender gap on widening inequalities and promotes the inclusion of women and other marginalized groups into technology. This is particularly important in the Pacific.
International School Meals Day is an opportunity to support the world’s largest social safety net, which benefits 388 million children worldwide.
Central Asian countries are facing major food security challenges, but can meet them by working together on shared solutions.
Страны Центральной Азии сталкиваются с серьезными проблемами продовольственной безопасности, но могут справиться с ними, работая вместе над общими решениями.
By removing obstacles to getting insurance, insurtech can bring more people into the financial system, accelerating social and economic development.