- 19 Nov 2009
Reaffirming their commitment to women’s empowerment, Ministers and senior officials from 40 countries closed a three day high-level meeting reviewing regional progress in gender equality with the adoption of the Bangkok Declaration for Beijing +15 which will intensify the region’s effort to improve the lives of women and girls.
- 17 Nov 2009
Top statisticians have endorsed a long-term plan by a United Nations regional institution to shift to a core skills framework for structuring its training programme in Asia and the Pacific.
The decision came at the Fifth Session of the Governing Council of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), held from 16 to 17 November in Phuket, Thailand. SIAP is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
- 16 Nov 2009
Asia-Pacific Region has Much to be Proud of in Advancing Gender Equality UN meeting reviews 15 years of progress and challenges on agenda for women’s empowerment
- 12 Nov 2009
UN forum in Bishkek focuses on subregional cooperation in dealing with crisis
- 10 Nov 2009
UN holds session on communications technology for development at economic forum
- 6 Nov 2009
First Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Week concludes
- 5 Nov 2009
Top statisticians at a United Nations meeting have pledged to improve their communication with data users from the Asia-Pacific region.
The decision came at a seminar on “Strategies for Achieving Effective Data Communication,” for the heads of National Statistical Organizations (NSOs) of 26 Asia-Pacific countries meeting from 3 to 5 November 2009 in New Delhi.
- 2 Nov 2009
Region needs to rebalance sources of economic growth, ESCAP chief says
- 29 Oct 2009
Thailand’s exports to follow trends for strong recovery in 2010
- 26 Oct 2009
HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Thai Prime Minister participate in UN Day celebrations.