- 29 May 2012
Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under Secretary-General, proposed today a five point call for action, urging media to use their skills and resources to create greater impact on sustainable development, the single most important challenge in Asia Pacific, and ensure more people benefit from development.
- 28 May 2012
The United Nations today called on Asia-Pacific media leaders to help push the region towards achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to prevent over 2.5 million child and maternal deaths and ensure basic amenities to hundreds of millions of people by the year 2015.
- 28 May 2012
The United Nations ESCAP unveiled here today a blueprint to help developing countries in the region sustain economic growth needed to reduce poverty amidst worsening resource constraints and climate impacts.
- 24 May 2012
Asia-Pacific governments have issued a call to action to strengthen regional economic integration, trade and energy connectivity as keystones of a future of shared and sustainable regional growth in the face of daunting socio-economic and environmental challenges.
- 23 May 2012
Top Asia-Pacific economic policymakers speaking at United Nations panel here outlined an agenda to make the region’s dynamic prosperity more inclusive and sustainable amidst deepening global economic uncertainty and environmental pressures.
- 21 May 2012
Facing economic uncertainty abroad, resource constraints and widening social inequalities at home, Asia and the Pacific must come closer together to sustain its dynamic growth and ecological health, making prosperity more inclusive, the United Nations told leaders of the region here today.
- 18 May 2012
Leaders of Pacific Island developing nations attending a regional United Nations meeting here yesterday appealed to the world to help them deal with the impact of climate change and protect their marine environment to ensure their well-being and very survival.
- 17 May 2012
Asia-Pacific countries began deliberations here today at an annual United Nations forum to review policy options for deepening integration within the region to maintain its dynamism while making it inclusive and sustainable, amidst continuing global economic uncertainty.
- 14 May 2012
The 68th Commission Session of ESCAP under the theme, “Growing Together: Economic Integration for an Inclusive and Sustainable Asia-Pacific Century” will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 17 to 23 May. The annual Session comprises two parts: the Senior Officials Segment from 17 to 19 May in preparation for the Ministerial Segment, which will be held from 21 to 23 May. The Ministerial Segment will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Thailand.
- 4 May 2012
Climate change mitigation and adaptation must go hand in hand with efforts to make development more inclusive and sustainable in Asia-Pacific countries, the top United Nations official in the region said here today.