ASEAN-China-UNDP Research and Symposium on Localisation of the SDGs and Realisation of Poverty Eradication

Project Title:
ASEAN-China-UNDP Research and Symposium on Localisation of the SDGs and Realisation of Poverty Eradication
Host Country:
• ASEAN Member States, and:
   • The “Symposium on Localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Realising Poverty Eradication” held on 20-21 August 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia

May, 2019 (Completed)
Implementing Agency:
ASEAN Secretariat, ASCC Analysis and Monitoring Directorate and UNDP.
ASEAN Member States, AMS local government officers, private sector, communities, and international organisations, among others.
Budget: USD 164,213.50
Brief History of the Project:
This project focused on localisation of the SDGs and poverty eradication. With some emphasis on poverty eradication, the project aimed to elaborate further strategies to localise the SDGs which share complementarities with the ASEAN Vision 2025.
There are some strategic measures in the ASCC Blueprint 2025 that are relevant and to which this project contributes to addressing.
They include the following:
   • Promote partnership frameworks and guidelines in engaging the stakeholders for the effective implementation of ASEAN initiatives and promotion of public awareness of ASCC programmes and accomplishments.
   • Promote participation of local governments/authorities, provinces, townships, municipalities and cities through the central government in the development of ASEAN capacity building programmes that benefit their respective communities.
   • Promote continuous efforts toward multi-dimensional poverty eradication through multi sectoral, multi-stakeholder and community-based approaches.
    • Promote local communities’ resilience by integrating principles of resilience in risk reduction, preparedness, response, recovery, and rehabilitation measures.
    • Provide opportunities for relevant stakeholders for knowledge sharing, which include exchange of best practices and studies.
Project’s achievements / Outcomes:
ASEAN-China-UNDP Report on SDG Localization in ASEAN: Experiences in Shaping Policy and Implementation Pathways. (Download English Version here)

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Credit Banner and pictures to UNDP, and ASEAN Secretariat.