The 2014 SPECA Economic Forum, focusing on the theme of "Improving connectivity: a key contribution of SPECA to the success of the Transformation Decade of Afghanistan", will bring together representatives of the Governments of SPECA countries, as well as Asian and Eurasian regional organizations and institutions in order to discuss how regional cooperation can most effectively contribute to the stabilization and economic development of Afghanistan during the transformation decade starting in 2014.
The SPECA Governing Council will provide strategic guidance to the Programme, evaluate the efforts of its six Project Working Groups and review implementation of the current SPECA Work Plan for 2014-2015. (5 December 2014, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan)
1. The Regional Meeting on Financing Graduation Gaps of Asia-Pacific LDCs is scheduled to be held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 28 to 30 October 2014.
2. The meeting will be inaugurated at 9.30 hours on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel, where all subsequent sessions will also be held from 10.30 to 17.00 hours including lunch and coffee breaks.
The main objectives of the regional meeting are to (1) present and discuss the “refined” criteria for graduation including the review and reporting process conducted by CDP; (2) present and discuss some estimates of the financial resources needed by each of the 12 Asia-Pacific LDCs in closing their graduation gaps; (3) identify and discuss the sources of financial resources including international support measures and domestic resources to raise the required resources; (4) discuss the concrete measures and institutional mechanisms for proper utilization of the resources raised; and (5) r
This is a brochure of Pacific Climate Change and Migration (PCCM) project.
The PCCM Project is a three year project (2013-2016) funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).