- 5 Apr 2013
Reaffirming their commitment to work together to strengthen the impact of United Nations efforts towards a world free of hunger, the United Nations Regional Commissions and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) today signed a Cooperation Framework.
- 22 Mar 2013
The need for international cooperation on managing and protecting water as a resource of sustainable development and growth was the focus of the World Water Day celebration at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today.
- 21 Mar 2013
The United Nations in the will celebrate World Water Day 2013, in the Asia-Pacific region on Friday, 22 March, 9:00 -12:00 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The Theme of the World Water Day 2013 is the International Water Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.
- 8 Mar 2013
Four women who have overcome their history as victims of violence, and turned that pain into advocacy for others, told their stories to the guests at the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day in Bangkok.
- 7 Mar 2013
The United Nations celebrates International Women’s Day. This year’s Asia-Pacific commemoration of International Women’s Day will be dedicated to ending violence against women and girls.
- 7 Mar 2013
Landlocked developing countries assert they are land-linked, land-rich countries that can emerge as key hubs in regional cooperation and integration, more than 120 delegates attending the Final Review of the Almaty Programme of Action Conference heard at the conclusion of their meeting in Vientiane, Laos today.
- 6 Mar 2013
Much progress has been made, but lack of territorial access to the sea, remoteness and isolation from world markets and high transit costs continue to hamper socio-economic development of Euro-Asian landlocked developing countries, participants reviewing the final regional implementation of the Almaty Programme of Action heard during opening statements.
- 1 Mar 2013
The Dili Consensus, adopted by 400 delegates at the International Development for All Conference in Dili, Timor-Leste, from 26-28 February 2013, reflected their determination to ensure that the voices of the world’s most fragile and conflict-affected countries are influential in reshaping the global development agenda.
- 27 Feb 2013
More than 1.5 billion people still live in fragile and conflict-affected countries. Their voices, priorities, challenges and solutions must inform the post-2015 development agenda, more than 400 participants at the Dili International Development for All Conference heard today.
- 26 Feb 2013
Pacific island concerns about the collective management of the ocean economy, as a global and regional common good, must be incorporated into regional and global development planning, and strategies about resilience, climate change and sustainability.