- 21 Sep 2010
Countries of Asia and the Pacific are at a crucial point in driving forward progress to cut hunger and poverty and achieve higher levels of health and education by 2015, according to a new report launched today at the start of a three-day summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at United Nations headquarters in New York.
- 16 Sep 2010
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), today launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning in Nanjing, China.
- 20 Aug 2010
ESCAP/APCD Meeting on South-to-South Cooperation on Disability concludes in Bangkok
- 19 Aug 2010
ESCAP and Club de Madrid hold high-level roundtable on sustaining Asian recovery
- 19 Aug 2010
The International Year of Youth was off to a dynamic start in the Asian and Pacific region as 200 youth gathered at ESCAP headquarters in Bangkok. The Launch of the Year featured a Roundtable discussion, where five youth representatives joined Heads of UN agencies and Government officials from across the region for a lively discussion.
- 21 Jul 2010
Nobel Laureate Urges Making Peace Part of the Development Agenda Amartya Sen speaks at ESCAP in Bangkok
- 12 Jul 2010
Participants of an e-government workshop are attending a two-day training session today on information and communication technology (ICT) for development at a regional United Nations capacity building institute in the Republic of Korea.
- 9 Jul 2010
A Regional Preparatory Meeting Concludes with Agreement on Key Documents to be Adopted at the Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development to be held from 27 September to 2 October 2010, in Astana, Kazakhstan
- 29 Jun 2010
A regional gathering of experts in civil registration and vital statistics of 17 ESCAP member states organized by ESCAP and WHO in collaboration with ADB and UNDP has ended with a loud call from countries for urgent action to increase coverage and completeness of registration and improve quality of data from the registration of vital events.
- 25 Jun 2010
First step towards new Asia-Pacific agenda for disability-inclusive development