Resources

 
3 Jan 2012
Public information and advocacy materials

UNESCAP Connecting the Subregion - ESCAP East and North-East Asia office's brochure in Russian, 20 pages. The UN ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office was established as a result of the Secretary-General’s pledge to strengthen the UN Development Pillar. It was created under UN General Assembly Resolution 63/260 and inaugurated on 17 May 2010 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea.

 
29 Jan 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

The UN ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office was established as a result of the Secretary-General’s pledge to strengthen the UN Development Pillar. It was created under UN General Assembly Resolution 63/260 and inaugurated on 17 May 2010 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea. The main objective of creating ESCAP Subregional Offices is to strengthen the effective and efficient delivery of various UN development-related mandates with special emphasis on the specific requirements of the subregion.

 
29 Jan 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

The UN ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office was established as a result of the Secretary-General’s pledge to strengthen the UN Development Pillar. It was created under UN General Assembly Resolution 63/260 and inaugurated on 17 May 2010 in Incheon, the Republic of Korea. The main objective of creating ESCAP Subregional Offices is to strengthen the effective and efficient delivery of various UN development-related mandates with special emphasis on the specific requirements of the subregion.

14 Jun 2013
Official documents

The objective of the regional strategic framework is to help regional member countries and their development partners increase the effectiveness of facilitation programmes and projects and accelerate the development of international road transport through long-term targets.

1 Oct 2012
Manuals, guidelines, training materials

The Efficient Cross-Border Transport Models provide practical solutions to the difficulties in cross-border operations of land transport. With limited requirements of intergovernmental arrangements or absence of such arrangement, goods and passengers can be more efficiently moved across borders and for onward carriage based on the models.

31 Dec 2007
Manuals, guidelines, training materials

Transport infrastructure in ESCAP region is steadily developing. The Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network (entered into force on 4 July 2005) and the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway Network (expected to enter into force in the first half of 2008) are two essential pillars in strengthening economic links between countries.

28 Dec 2006
Manuals, guidelines, training materials

Upgrading and improving the Asian Highway network to the requirement of international transport is one of the important obligations of the Parties within the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Asian Highway Network. Currently, 15.8 per cent of the 141,000 km of the Asian Highway network is below the minimum standard. The secretariat completed the implementation of a project to identify investment needs and development priorities for the Asian Highway network.

1 Aug 2013
Official documents

The debate on natural resource scarcity was recently reignited. New scientific findings suggest that humanity has exceeded the planetary boundaries, threatening its own safe operation. Five attributes characterize the new realism of physical and economic scarcity of key resources: lack of undeveloped resource preserves, challenges of exploiting new resources, emergence of new consumers, volatility of resource prices and broadening of actors in governing resources. Of all the natural resources, water, food and energy are most needed to sustain life on earth.

 
1 Jan 2009
Manuals, guidelines, training materials

The eco-efficiency indicators (EEI) is designed to capture the ecological efficiency of growth by measuring the efficiency of economic activity both in terms of consumption and production (resource-use) and its corresponding environmental impacts. The ultimate goal of EEI is to provide governments with a practical tool to measure their performance in the context of eco-efficiency and harness the concept of eco-efficiency for socio-economic policies pertaining to environmental sustainability. This publication is available in both English and Mongolian version.

 
18 May 2013
Official documents

Technical Workshop on Household Water Security - The 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit:

Water Hotspots and HWS in Asia and the Pacific
Ms. Aida Karazhanova, Economic Affairs Officer, ESWRS/EDD/ESCAP

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