Resources

 
8 Dec 2004
Public information and advocacy materials

Paper "Dynamics of population ageing: how can Asia-Pacific respond?"

 
10 Dec 2012
Public information and advocacy materials

This research has been conducted by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, under the editorial supervision of Saudamini Siegrist and Michael O’Flaherty. Invaluable research assistance was provided by Mizuho Okimoto. We received comments and help from many other colleagues at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, including Clemencia Aramburu, Susan Bissell, Agatha Ciancarelli, Clarice da Silva e Paula, Joana Daniel, Jane Foy, Laura Martinez, Michael Miller, Francesca Moneti, Zaved Mahmood, Andrea Rossi and Chiara Tagliani. Claire Akehurst provided essential administrative support.

 
31 Jan 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

This collection of papers and presentations comes from the ESCAP/ADB/UNDP Sub-Regional Workshop on accelerated achievement of MDGs and the Post-2015 development agenda in South-East Asia held 31 January 2014.

14 Jan 2014
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Every year governments spend significant amounts of money in the goods and services needed to run their activities. The general governments of selected Asia-Pacific countries spent 582 billion in procurement in 2010. These expenses, which represented 5.6 percent of the GDP and 18.6 percent of total government expenses for the median country, could promote the creation of greener jobs and improve labour conditions through the adoption of sustainable public procurement practices.

10 Dec 2013
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Despite high and long-lasting economic growth, inequalities are widening in most countries in Asia and the Pacific. Currently over 1.6 billion people in the region live on less than $2 per day, of which more than 740 million live on less than $1.25 per day, deprived of basic rights, and vulnerable to increased economic and environmental risks.

 
17 Dec 2010
Public information and advocacy materials

This presentation originates from the Modernization of Statistical Information Systems, Bangkok, 17 December 2010. It is a side event of the Committee on Statistics, second session, Bangkok, 15-17 December 2010. The presentation was given by the Assistant Director, International Cooperation Division, Statistics Korea.

 
31 Jan 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

These draft discussion papers from the Expert Group Meeting held on progress made by landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) in implementing the Almaty Programme of Action cover constraints and development gaps facing Asia-Pacific Landlocked Developing Countries, how to promote connectivity and creating fundamental transit transport infrastructure for the development of the Landlocked Developing Countries and progress made by the LLDCs on trade related issues in implementing the Almaty Programme of Action.

 
29 May 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

Presentation on:
a. Rural Roads as Rural Lifelines: issues and challenges of constructing and maintaining rural roads - Mr. Peter O’Neill and Ms. Jenny Yamamoto, Transport Division, ESCAP

b. Overview of road sector of Viet Nam - Mr. Pham Quang Vinh, Deputy Director General, Directorate of Roads, Ministry of Transport, Viet Nam (pdf / pdf)

c. Rural Road Maintenance Programme of Thailand - Dr. Koonnamas Punthataecha, Civil Engineer, Senior Professional Level, Department of Rural Roads, Ministry of Transport, Thailand

 
27 Nov 2013
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1. Sustainable Transport Development: Global mandates and regional overview of transport development - Mr. Madan B. Regmi, Transport Division, ESCAP
2 Sustainable transport development and integrated transport planning in Asian context - Dr. Surya Raj Acharya, ESCAP consultant
3. Status, trend and scenario of sustainable transport development in Asia - Mr. Madan B. Regmi, Transport Division/ ESCAP consultant

 
27 Nov 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

Sustainable urban transport system-I
1. Low-carbon city development and transport sector in Northeast Asia - Mr. Sangmin Nam, ENEA, Incheon
2. Integrated urban public mass transportation system - Dr. Jinyoung Park, KOTI
3. Best practices in planning and implementing BRT in China - Ms. Xianyuan Zhu, Vice-Country Director, ITDP-China Office
4. Discouraging car use through smart land use planning: Examples from European cities - Dr. Dominik Schmid, Transport Policy Advisor, GIZ

Discussion: How can we improve public transportation systems?

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