- 21 May 2013
Businesses that recognize the added value of diversity are now eligible for the pioneering ESCAP-Sasakawa Award for Disability-Inclusive Business in Asia and the Pacific. The Award, developed in partnership by UN ESCAP, the Nippon Foundation, and the Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability, recognizes the leadership of companies that provide enabling working environments, deliver inclusive products and services, and are innovative in their disability-inclusive approach.
- 20 May 2013
As part of its programme to maximize the ability of government officials in the Asia-Pacific region to utilize social media in national development contexts, APCICT will welcome 30 participants from 19 countries around Asia and the Pacific to the Regional Training of Trainers Workshop on Social Media for Development from 20 to 23 May.
- 16 May 2013
Key economic policymakers from across Southeast and East Asia are taking part in a United Nations-sponsored consultation in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, this week on ways to sustain regional growth amidst persisting global uncertainty and to make it more inclusive as inequality and economic insecurity are on the rise.
- 16 May 2013
On 13-17 May, APCICT and the Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) of Myanmar jointly organized the National workshop on e-Government and Information Security & Privacy at the Central Institute of Civil Service in Upper Myanmar.
- 10 May 2013
ESCAP, with the support of the Russian Federation, will organize the Asian and Pacific Energy Forum to promote regional cooperation for enhanced energy security and the sustainable use of energy, in Vladivostok, Russian Federation, 27-30 May 2013.
- 2 May 2013
Representatives of governments from across Asia and the Pacific have wrapped up a three-day development policy forum at the regional United Nations headquarters here endorsing an agenda to lay the foundations of a future of equitable, resilient and sustainable prosperity for all.
- 1 May 2013
Preparedness for multiple shocks, particularly natural disasters and economic crises, must be central to development planning in Asia and the Pacific which confronts the growing threat of increasingly severe natural calamities and economic crises, top disaster managers told countries from the region gathered at a United Nations forum here this week.
- 29 Apr 2013
The United Nations launched the Zero Hunger Challenge in Asia and the Pacific here today in the presence of top national leaders, calling on governments, farmers, scientists, business, civil society and consumers to join hands to end hunger in the region where the majority of the world’s undernourished people live.