Resources

 
3 Apr 2014
Official documents

Report of the Ministerial Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific for the Seventieth Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (English)

 
25 Mar 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

Country presentations: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Lao People's Democratic Republic, Nepal, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey and Viet Nam.

 
3 Apr 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

ARTNeT has issued a Call for Papers for the forthcoming Asia-Pacific Trade Economists' Conference: "Trade in the Asian century - delivering on the promise of economic prosperity.” The conference will be held on the 22-23rd September 2014. Submissions of abstracts should be received by the 30th April 2014.

 
21 Mar 2014
Official documents

Concept note and programme for Regional Policy Workshop of Stakeholders on Decentralized Water Management Systems (DEWATS)
in Southeast Asia (SEA), 19 - 21 March 2014, Bangkok

3 Apr 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

ESCAP supports governments in Asia-Pacific in implementing measures to efficiently involve the private sector in infrastructure development. Developing case studies is part of this effort and promotes exchange of experience among the countries of the region.

Case 1: Traffic Demand Risk / The case of Bangkok’s Skytrain (BTS)
This case study investigates the issue of traffic demand risk and sheds light on how the problem of inaccurate ridership forecasts can impact a PPP project by using the example of the Bangkok SkyTrain.

 
21 Mar 2014
Official documents

List of participants - Regional Policy Workshop of Stakeholders on Decentralized Water Management Systems (DEWATS)
in Southeast Asia (SEA), 19 - 21 March 2014, Bangkok

 
3 Apr 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

The refreshed Asia-Pacific Statistics Newsletter, First Quarter 2014, provides information on statistics in the post-2015 development agenda; features an interview with Ms Carmelita N. Ericta; announces important events and meeting; and provides update on the areas of work.

 
25 Mar 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

1. Capacity-building – Training government officials in dry port development - by Dato' Abd Radzak Abd Malek, President, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport of Malaysia (CILTM)

2. Development of Dry Ports: the view of logistics company - by Mr. In-Seok Song, President, Young Jin Global Logistics Co. Ltd

Panel discussion on the future of Dry Ports
Moderator: Mr. Vincent Vu, Director, Institutional Relations & Coordination Asia-Pacific, International Union of Railways

 
25 Mar 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

1. Development of Dry Ports: Pre-development considerations - by Mr. Harry Ghoos, Consultant, ESCAP

2. Public Private Partnerships in infrastructure development - Mathieu Verougstraete, Economic Affairs Officer, Transport Policy and Development Section, Transport Division, ESCAP

3. Development of Dry Ports: Mechanisms for financing Dry Ports development - by Mr. Harry Ghoos, Consultant, ESCAP

4. Development and operation of Dry Ports: The experience of Thailand - by Mr. Voravuth Mala, Director Marketing, State Railway of Thailand

 
25 Mar 2014
Public information and advocacy materials

1. Integrated logistics and economic development - by Mr. Ragu Dayal, Senior fellow, Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD)

2. Dry ports as enablers of trade - by Mr. Vincent Valentine, Division on Technology and Trade, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

3. Dry Ports and hinterland areas - by Dr. Miklos Kopp, Director Freight, International Union of Railways

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