- 26 Oct 2009
ESCAP's Executive Secretary Noeleen Heyzer is interviewed during the gathering of leaders at the 4th East Asia Summit. Dr. Heyzer notes that, for a region that has not invested in itself for a long time, Asia Pacific needs to look to commonalities and set deadlines for enhanced trade. Video features footage from the 4th East Asia Summit where leaders gathered to discuss how to enhance regional cooperation. October 26 2009, Hua Hin, Thailand. With permission from TV Thai.
- 1 May 2009
Executive Secretary Noeleen Heyzer discusses the impacts of financial crisis with astro AWANI TV anchor Kamarul Bahrin Haron. Asia Pacific's export sector has been hit hard. Dr. Heyzer stresses that it is important to examine resulting impacts through the lens of gender, class and social exclusion. At risk are not only the rights to work, but also the rights at work. Income insecure people will not spend, regardless of the economic stimulus packages put in place. Stimulus packages should, therefore, go beyond physical infrastructure spending to include social protection, education, health and agriculture.
- 1 Oct 2008
Valerie McKenzie of the Morning Talk show interviews Executive Secretary Noeleen Heyzer on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of ESCAP. In the interview, the Executive Secretary talks about how ESCAP was formed to provide a regional platform for countries to come together to discuss development challenges and solutions and to have a regional voice.The interview also touches upon the theme topic of the 65th Commission Session - sustainable agriculture and food security. Morning Talk is shown on NBT, TrueVisions and Thai TV Global Network in 177 countries.