- 16 Sep 2013
The so-called resource curse can be turned into a resource blessing, when resources underground and under the sea are invested above ground into productive investments and the building of peaceful, inclusive societies where all citizens are assured the full benefits and value of these resources. Our shared responsibility is to ensure, that for Timor-Leste, the benefits of its natural resource wealth are directly harnessed to ensure dynamic and inclusive development.
- 4 Sep 2013
Hear what the United Nations General Assembly President Vuk Jeremić thinks about improving connectivity in Eurasia, and the impact this can have on trade facilitation, education, reducing poverty, and humanitarian assistance.
- 19 Aug 2013
This is a video message from UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi for the Subregional Youth Forum on the Implementation of Rio+20 held on 19-21 August, 2013 in Vladivostok, Russian Federation. (6 min 32 sec)
- 27 May 2013
Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (APEF) 2013 is the first ministerial conference of its kind to bring together more than 50 member states from the Asia-Pacific region on energy. The Russian Federation is hosting APEF in Vladivostok from 27 to 30 May 2013. There will be a Senior Officials Meeting and a Ministerial Session, along with side events. Participants will include representatives from ESCAP member states and associate members, representatives from the UN-Energy Asia-Pacific network, research institutes and regional organizations, as well as members of civil society and the private sector.
- 29 Apr 2013
Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations delivers his remarks as well as remarks on behalf of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the opening of the ministerial segment of the 69th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
- 29 Apr 2013
Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific gives her opening address and policy statement during the opening of the ministerial segment of the 69th commission session.
- 29 Apr 2013
Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, moderates a panel discussing the challenges and opportunities regarding the Asia-Pacific perspective on Sustainable Development and the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
- 18 Apr 2013
Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific launches the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific for 2013.
- 26 Feb 2013
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message regarding the Post-2015 Development Agenda, "Development for All: Stop conflict, build states and eradicate poverty" at the Dili International Conference.
- 1 Nov 2012
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon address the high-level intergovernmental meeting on the final review of the implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of the Disabled Persons, 2003-2012.