Resources

 
7 Jan 2015
Public information and advocacy materials

This ARTNeT book review considers the report from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) entitled “Southeast Asia at the cross-roads: Three paths to prosperity.” The report identifies three major global trends that have the potential to boost Southeast Asia’s development: global flows of goods and services, urbanization and disruptive technologies. Each of these trends, if harnessed with the right policies, can bring estimated benefits to the region worth hundreds of billions of dollars by 2030.

 
6 Jan 2015
Official documents

This Review (Russian version) of the financing of national HIV and AIDS responses in the Asia-Pacific Region comes from the Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on HIV and AIDS.

 
6 Jan 2015
Official documents

This Review (Chinese version) of the financing of national HIV and AIDS responses in the Asia-Pacific Region comes from the Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on HIV and AIDS.

 
21 Feb 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

Final report for Enhancing the National Capacity on Space Technology Applications for Agricultural Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 17 to 21 February 2014.

 
1 May 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

The final report for the Capacity Building Training on Applications of GIS and Geospatial Data Management for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Philippines, held in Quezon City, Philippines on 29 April to 1 May 2014.

 
5 Dec 2014
Official documents

The Specialized Training on Disaster Rapid Impact Assessment using Space-Based Information was held at the Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun, India from 3 to 5 December 2014.

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), SAARC Disaster Management Centre (SDMC) and the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), part of the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) jointly organized the training.

 
3 Dec 2014
Official documents

The final report for the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Disaster Rapid Impact Assessment using Space-Based Information was held at the Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun, India from 1 to 3 December 2014.

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), SAARC Disaster Management Centre (SDMC) and the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), part of the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) jointly organized the meeting.

 
30 Dec 2014
Official documents

Russian language version of the Regional cooperation to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in Asia and the Pacific beyond 2015

 
30 Dec 2014
Official documents

Chinese language version of the Regional cooperation to achieve universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in Asia and the Pacific beyond 2015

6 Jan 2015
Manuals, guidelines, training materials

Rising inequality as well as the need to build resilience to crises, whether economic and financial crises, or natural disasters, have increased the call for strengthening social protection in the Asia-Pacific region.

To strengthen social protection, most countries in the region have already set in place income support schemes, often targeted towards certain vulnerable groups. Those include schemes for providing universal social pensions for older persons, income support schemes targeted at poor families, schemes targeting women, as well as food-for-work schemes.

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