Notes region is leading trade-led recovery from economic crisis
Launch of the Russian Version of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders, Opening Session at Tajikistan Hotel, Dushanbe, Wednesday 30 September, 08:30
UN meeting in Vanuatu reviews strategies to spur development in the Pacific
Honorable Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific,
\nLadies and Gentlemen,
It is Korea 's great honor and pleasure to host the Sixty-sixth Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific here in Songdo, Incheon. I extend a wholehearted welcome to all of you.
The United Nations today launched guidelines for making Asia-Pacific cities environment friendly and more liveable, at the start of a regional mayors’ forum on sustainable urban infrastructure here.
United Nations agencies in the Asia-Pacific region today reaffirmed their commitment to a global goal to save the lives of 16 million children, new mothers and pregnant women who would otherwise die of preventable causes by 2015, by working with governments, health professionals, business and civil society.
Bangkok (ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will launch the report Green Growth, Resources and Resilience: Environmental Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific on Thursday 16 February 2012 at the FCCT in Bangkok.
Training workshop for government officials opens in Tonga on Tuesday
Regional training set to boost collaborative efforts in making ICT accessible for all
The United Nations today called on Asian media leaders to engage proactively on climate change issues to persuade governments, business and the public to accept choices needed to transform current unsustainable growth patterns into environment-friendly and socially inclusive development in the region.
The appeal was made by the senior-most United Nations Asia-Pacific official in her keynote address to a forum of Asian media industry leaders and multilateral institutions held here concurrently with the United Nations Climate Change Conference under way in Durban, South Africa.