- 3 Feb 2014
Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), officially took office today in Bangkok.
- 23 Dec 2013
Former President of Timor-Leste delivers Distinguished Persons Lecture as part of key regional meeting. Asia faces challenges preventing it from fully rising but the region can and should tackle these and face the 21st century, says H.E. Dr. José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Laureate and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Guinea-Bissau.
- 29 Nov 2013
Closer cooperation, economic integration and accelerated connectivity, are amongst the most important regional tools available to address persistent and emerging cross-border development challenges, the United Nations said today.
- 27 Nov 2013
Building a more resilient Asia-Pacific is the key focus of a three-day meeting that began today at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together senior government officials from more than 25 countries.
- 27 Nov 2013
Policy makers, business leaders and experts from Asia-Pacific countries ended two days of discussions led by the United Nations in Bangkok yesterday, calling for Asian businesses to take up business opportunities in the Pacific.