- 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.
- 24 Dec 2012
Asia Pacific countries adopted a historic five year Regional Plan of Action for the application of space technology for addressing natural disasters and achieving sustainable development goals in the region.