ESCAP A Stronger Asia-Pacific for a Better World

ESCAP A Stronger Asia-Pacific for a Better World

Date: 
21 May 2012

With 4.1 billion people, Asia-Pacific is home to two thirds of the world's population. It is a dynamic region that is fast becoming the engine powering world economic growth. UN ESCAP helps member countries take advantage of this dynamism to foster growth that is equitable, inclusive and sustainable to benefit all the people living in the region, whether they come from economic powerhouses like India and China or from landlocked and least developed countries or small island developing states. Each year, the substantive divisions, subregional offices, and regional institutes of ESCAP undertake a range of activities to ensure that countries take advantage of the many opportunities available