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ESCAP's Work in the Pacific
ESCAP's work is organized according to the following thematic areas:
Emerging Social Issues
Environment and sustainable development
Information, Communication and Space technology
Poverty and Development
Statistics
Trade and Investment
Transport and Tourism
 

ESCAP seeks to identify emerging social issues that affect the poor and other vulnerable and disadvantaged groups of people in the region. It increases awareness and understanding of how various issues like population ageing, migration, lowered fertility rates and HIV/AIDS affect each country and the region as a whole.


Recent ESCAP initiatives in the Pacific


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ESCAP promotes regional and sub-regional cooperation for sustainable development to strengthen capacity of Governments to design and implement environment and sustainable development policies and strategies to maximize benefits from globalization.


ESCAP's initiatives in the Pacific


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ESCAP promotes the use of information, communication and space technology to achieve Millennium Development Goals, including poverty alleviation, improved opportunity for education, improved health, and empowerment of women.

ESCAP's initiatives in the Pacific

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ESCAP works towards improving statistical capabilities of countries in the region by strengthening national statistical infrastructure and promoting improvement in data quality, international comparability, and the appropriate use of new techniques.

 

ESCAP's initiatives in the Pacific

  • 2nd Sub-regional Course in Statistics for the Pacific Island Developing Countries, 6 February - 1 March 2006, Guam
  • 5th Sub-regional Course in Statistics for MDG Indicators, 24 April - 5 May 2006, Nadi, Fiji
  • 3rd Sub-regional Course in Statistics for the Pacific Island Developing Countries, 20 November - 1 December 2006, Nadi, Fiji.
  • Meetings and Training Courses by UNESCAP on Statistics

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ESCAP assists developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region to understand and implement regional and multilateral trading and investment systems in order to help them to participate more effectively in the global economy.

 

ESCAP's initiatives in the Pacific

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