The Asia-Pacific Trade Economists’ Conference was organized to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT) and to receive views and feedback from current ARTNeT members, partners, government focal points and other stakeholders about the role ARTNeT should play in trade policy formulation and the development of research capacity as ARTNeT goes forward into its next phase of operations.
Presentation by Azher Ali Choudhry on "Potential and Prospects of Strengthened Transport Connectivity for Regional Economic Integration in Southern Asia" presented at the Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Transport Connectivity in Southern Asia, held on 19-20 Nov2014 at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi.
This is the programme for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Trade Facilitation Workshop: Sanitary/Phytosanitary and Technical Barriers to Trade, 1-3 December 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.
Statistics such as “135 million children under the age of five in Asia and the Pacific have not had their births registered” or “9 out of 10 people in Asia and the Pacific live in countries with unreliable death statistics” make us realize that civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in Asia and the Pacific need to be improved.
This model is a reference point for the collective work of the Transport Division and Member Countries on the analysis of land and land-cum-sea transport routes that facilitate trade within Asia and with global markets.