- 7 Nov 2013
Transport ministers and senior government representatives from more than 25 Asia-Pacific countries began a two-day meeting here today to discuss the critical role of transport in overcoming development challenges and in achieving sustainable development and efficient, safe and clean mobility in the region.
- 28 Oct 2013
Mongolia successfully concluded negotiations with all participating States for its accession to the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) at the close of last week. The Standing Committee of APTA at its forty-second session reached a consensus officially welcoming Mongolia as the seventh member of the Agreement. Current members include Bangladesh, China, India, Lao PDR, Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka.
- 28 Aug 2013
Ministers and high-level representatives from Asia and the Pacific have adopted the ‘Bangkok Declaration of the Asia-Pacific region on the United Nations Development Agenda beyond 2015’ as the key outcome document of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Dialogue: From the Millennium Development Goals to the United Nations Development Agenda beyond 2015, convened by the Royal Government of Thailand with the support of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
- 12 Jul 2013
The 2013 Thailand commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day has been organised by the South African Embassy in Bangkok and will be hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
- 21 Jun 2013
The head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), today issued an urgent call for countries across the region to prioritize critical issues of air quality and human health.