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Head of Programming I, East Asia and the Pacific Sub-region

Reliefweb 15 Jun 2021
Head of Programming I, East Asia and the Pacific Sub-region ... As a member of the East Asia and the Pacific Sub-Regional Leadership Team, you will provide strategic direction, leadership, and support to the full programmatic portfolio of the East Asia and the Pacific sub-region.
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ADB calls for bold action on climate change

Beijing News 15 Jun 2021
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to play a leading role in helping Asia and the Pacific meet its nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and achieve net-zero emissions by mid-21st century, participants at the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) 2021 heard on Tuesday.
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Disaster Risk Financing and Investment Specialist

Reliefweb 14 Jun 2021
ADPC is an autonomous international organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.
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Firm for Employee Reference and Procurement Manual Implementation Service

Reliefweb 16 Jun 2021
ADPC is an autonomous international organization with a vision to reduce disaster and climate risk impacts on communities and countries in Asia and the Pacific by working with governments, development partners, international organizations, NGOs, civil society, private sector, media, and other key stakeholders.
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What responses to HIV and COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific led by civil society can teach us

Reliefweb 12 Jun 2021
COVID-19 continues to threaten the gains made in the HIV response and has brought inequalities to the forefront, but civil society and community-based organizations in Asia and the Pacific have been quick to respond to the pandemic ... EAMONN MURPHY UNAIDS REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC.
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Amnesty International slams Sri Lanka's discriminatory COVID-19 response

Tamil Guardian 11 Jun 2021
(Photo of Sri Lankan Garment Workers, Credit ILO Asia-Pacific). Amnesty also emphasises the concerns voiced by civil society actors in Sri Lanka and trade unions that “whilst government and factory owners reap these profits, the workers remain unprotected, not prioritised for vaccination and largely left to fend for themselves” ... Recommendations ... .
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Industry opposes excise tax on plastic bags

Manila Bulletin 10 Jun 2021
Ngo pointed to a study conducted by the World Bank Asia Pacific which showed that plastic can be a potential source of revenue. The World Bank Asia Pacific Study Team in its findings released last March said that the Philippine economy is losing up to $890 million a year due to ...
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Relaxing of virus curbs set to be measured, gradual

Straits Times 09 Jun 2021
As June 13 draws closer, one question looms large in Singaporeans' minds ... This is a far cry from the present situation ... Professor Paul Tambyah, president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said a careful examination of the data is key to deciding where restrictions can be most relaxed ... ....
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Strategic Information/Monitoring & Evaluation (SI/M&E) Technical Advisor

Reliefweb 08 Jun 2021
Support projects in the Asia Pacific region in the design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation, research and learning plans, including data and analytics roadmap ... Continually maintain a dialogue and M&E technical exchange with FHI 360 M&E/SI staff in the Asia Pacific region ... Experience in the Asia Pacific region is highly preferred.
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Less intrusive Covid-19 tests should be considered for persons with disabilities, say experts

Straits Times 08 Jun 2021
Her post on Monday drew more than 3,500 reactions ... Professor Paul Tambyah, president of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said that while breathalyser tests may not be that accurate, saliva tests had been shown in Singapore to be "as good and possibly better" than nasal swabs ... More on this topic. � ....
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Spotlight on helping people with disabilities deal with Covid-19 rules

Straits Times 08 Jun 2021
The two incidents sparked calls for the authorities to do more to help people with disabilities deal with Covid-19 rules ... � ... Professor Paul Tambyah, president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said less intrusive methods like saliva testing had been used in other countries for people with learning disabilities ... ....
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Building a strong and coordinated response against cyberattacks

Manila Bulletin 07 Jun 2021
candidate ChangHee Yun, Principle Researcher of AI/Future Strategy Center, National Information Society Agency Korea added, “the collective intelligence amongst the Asia Pacific nations is paramount to jointly share best practices and strategies that will enable us to resolve cybersecurity challenges at a faster pace, and a more proactive manner.
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Covid-19 vaccines: IFRC warns Asia-Pacific countries relying on Covax

RNZ 07 Jun 2021
Asia-Pacific group APEC announced they would review trade barriers, and expedite the cross-border transit of Covid-19 vaccines and related goods ... International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Asia-Pacific director Alexander Matheou said ... "Asia-Pacific is further down in the queue.
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"Transformation in Times of Crisis" Honored as 2021 American Business Awards® "Best Business Book"

Daily Freeman 07 Jun 2021
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