United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. UNDP help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities, and to build resilience to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UNDP’s work is concentrated in three focus areas; sustainable development, democratic governance and peace building, and climate and disaster resilience. In Asia and the Pacific, covering 36 countries and territories, UNDP is a trusted adviser and a ‘development partner’ of choice for governments across the region in supporting the localization and achievement of SDGs.



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Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong SAR China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu, Vietnam

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Access to Networks, Coaching and Mentoring of Management, Fundraising and/or Revenue Strategy, Impact Measurement, Legal Support, Marketing and Communication, Strategy Consulting

The team at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Artak Melkonyan

    Artak Melkonyan

    Chief Operating Officer, UNDP SDG Innovative Finance at UNDP SDG Innovative Finance

  • Beniam Gebrezghi

    Beniam Gebrezghi

    Programme Specialist Youth and Civil Society at UNDP

  • Bradley Busetto

    Bradley Busetto

    Director at UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development

  • Charles (Chongguang) Yu

    Charles (Chongguang) Yu

    Investment Appraisal Specialist , Nature, Climate and Energy at UNDP

  • Cissy Shen

    Cissy Shen

    Youth Co:Lab Summit Coordinator at United Nations Development Programme

  • Cynthia Cheung

    Cynthia Cheung

    Youth Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consultant at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Emily Davis

    Emily Davis

    SDG Finance Policy Specialist at UNDP Asia-Pacific SDG Financing Facility (APFIN)

  • Joanne Manda

    Joanne Manda

    Regional Advisor, Climate Change & Innovative Finance at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub | UNDP Innovative Finance Lab (IFLab)

  • Karanraj Chaudri

    Karanraj Chaudri

    Advisor, Social Impact Investments, South Asia at UNDP

  • Ruoxiao Song

    Ruoxiao Song

    Youth Empowerment Alliance Coordinator at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

  • Savinda Ranathunga

    Savinda Ranathunga

    Regional Youth Project Manager at UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

  • Suruchi Aggarwal

    Suruchi Aggarwal

    Senior Manager at UNDP

  • Yaqi Chu

    Yaqi Chu

    Youth Startup Support Coordinator at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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