- 14 Aug 2013
As the Parliament of India debated the milestone National Food Security Bill, some 90 food security experts and policy makers from seven countries in South Asia converged in New Delhi to discuss priorities for accelerating effective regional cooperation for food security.
- 24 Jul 2013
The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) launches two new publications - “ICT, Climate Change & Green Growth” and “Monitoring & Evaluation Toolkit”. The publications are the latest additions to the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders (Academy)”.
- 22 Jul 2013
Academia, intergovernmental and international organizations gathered in Incheon, Republic of Korea last week, for an expert group meeting on monitoring regional cooperation and integration in East and North-east.
- 12 Jul 2013
The 2013 Thailand commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day has been organised by the South African Embassy in Bangkok and will be hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
- 30 Jun 2013
Poor transport connectivity has been identified as a barrier holding back the potential of South and South-West Asian countries to advance their development and regional economic integration, according to participants in the Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Transport Connectivity among countries of South and South West Asia, held in Dhaka from 26-27 June 2013.
- 26 Jun 2013
Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to South Asia declined by 24 per cent to USD34 billion in 2012, UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2013 reveals.
- 24 Jun 2013
Over 350 students, trainers, and educators will gather in Manila for a series of United Nations led events aiming to enhance information and communication technology for development (ICTD) capacity for youth in the Philippines and the ASEAN sub-region.
- 21 Jun 2013
The head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), today issued an urgent call for countries across the region to prioritize critical issues of air quality and human health.