- 6 Mar 2013
Much progress has been made, but lack of territorial access to the sea, remoteness and isolation from world markets and high transit costs continue to hamper socio-economic development of Euro-Asian landlocked developing countries, participants reviewing the final regional implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action heard during opening statements.
- 1 Mar 2013
The Dili Consensus, adopted by 400 delegates at the International Development for All Conference in Dili, Timor-Leste, from 26-28 February 2013, reflected their determination to ensure that the voices of the world’s most fragile and conflict-affected countries are influential in reshaping the global development agenda.
- 27 Feb 2013
More than 1.5 billion people still live in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Their voices, priorities, challenges and solutions must inform the post-2015 development agenda, more than 400 participants at the Dili International Development for All Conference heard today.
- 26 Feb 2013
Pacific island concerns about the collective management of the ocean economy, as a global and regional common good, must be incorporated into regional and global development planning, and strategies about resilience, climate change and sustainability.
- 18 Feb 2013
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) are joining forces to provide better and more comprehensive satellite imagery to countries in the Asia-Pacific region, in order to assist with disaster risk management.
- 13 Feb 2013
Over 40 representatives from government, civil society and international organizations involved with the Network for Knowledge Transfer on Sustainable Agricultural Technologies and Improved Market Linkages in South and South-East Asia (SATNET Asia) gathered yesterday to look at building capacity for sustainable agriculture and trade.
- 13 Feb 2013
Agricultural researchers, non-governmental organizations, universities, representatives from governments and multilateral agencies attending a UN conference here today called for joint efforts to support smallholder farmers by enabling the transfer of agricultural technologies which are sustainable, productivity-enhancing and suitable to farmers’ needs.
- 8 Feb 2013
Determining how government leaders can make the most of social media and what skills Government Chief Information Officers require to ensure sustainable development in developing countries were some of the emerging Information Communications Technology for development (ICTD) topics discussed during the back-to-back Expert Group Meetings held by the UNAPCICT.