- 17 Dec 2010
Second session of the Committee on Statistics, 15 to 17 December 2010
- 15 Dec 2010
Recovery in region under threat from increased food prices and huge capital inflows
- 10 Dec 2010
On December 8th, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized a policy dialogue to discuss emerging macroeconomic policy issues and development challenges in the ESCAP region.
The dialogue was attended by senior experts from the central bank, major think tanks and the academia of several ESCAP member states.
- 9 Dec 2010
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee co-organized a regional workshop here this week on managing water related disaster risks in Asia. The Workshop was supported by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
- 26 Nov 2010
Asia-Pacific arm of the UN Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
- 25 Nov 2010
At the first Intergovernmental Consultation Meeting organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific’s Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia (SRO-ENEA) at Incheon, Republic of Korea, stakeholders from member states, civil society, academic institutions and multilateral agencies engaged in in-depth discussions on the subregion’s sustainable development challenges and on the on-going agendas of multilateral cooperation in East and North-East Asia.
- 11 Nov 2010
After unprecedented floods in Pakistan killed 1,974 people, damaged 1.65 million houses, and destroyed 2.24 million hectares of crop land earlier this year, the United Nations has continued to partner with of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to help the country increase flood resiliency.
The Regional High-Level Expert Group Meeting, organized by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, took place 9-10 November in Islamabad, Pakistan.
- 11 Nov 2010
Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, President of ADB addresses UN regional Hub in Bangkok
- 9 Nov 2010
UN Information Communication Technology Hub for Asia-Pacific looks to strengthen coverage of Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) in Higher-Learning Institutions
- 5 Nov 2010
As we look forward to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro in 2012, we are reminded of the commitments made by governments nearly 20 years ago to protect the environment in times of armed conflict. Yet the environment continues to suffer in warfare, threatening the well-being of vulnerable populations and undermining prospects for lasting peace.