Five steps we can take to ensure that school-leavers are ready to enter the workforce that awaits them in the future.
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Barriers to women leadership must be tackled head-on, and there are proven ways of breaking through.
Together, we must build the capacity of institutions in the region to cope with shocks.
Hugely affected by climate change, Sri Lanka is taking bold action against it. ADB and UNDP are helping develop a strategy that can be replicated elsewhere.
Paolo Spantigati, ADB Country Director for Timor-Leste, hopes a coffee festival will be the first step in the country’s bid to diversify its economy.
Young people in the Pacific need to be heard to address lack of employment opportunities for them in the region.
Why shouldn’t every dollar count for sustainable development? This fundamental query has been repeatedly emerging from Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the post-2015 SDGs now under discussion.
Working with boys and men for gender equality is nothing new, but seems to have expanded exponentially as both an academic theme and programming approach over the last decade.
Creativity has little space where tasks are practiced as regimentation. “Business unusual” is a catchphrase about doing things differently, to bring about change, to innovate. Times are becoming more complex. For economic gain, nature can no longer be simply considered as something to be “conquered” by people to extract wealth
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to bring a stronger focus on longer-term durability of development gains as opposed to the current approach which sees decision-making targeted at the shorter term. At present, businesses main focus is annual balance sheets; for development organizations it is annual results reporting; and for democracies there's cyclical elections.