South and South-West Asia (SSWA) region has been able to improve intra-regional trade during the last decade. However, much is left to be done to realise the full trade potential between SSWA countries, which also share important complementarities that can become the basis of region-wide production networks. Such networks would enhance the combined productivity and competitiveness of SSWA, but their development is stifled by poor intra-regional connectivity status.
Resolution adopted at the 65th session of the United Nations General Assembly, 21 December 2010, New York.
In resolution A/ RES/65/182 General Assembly decided, inter alia, to establish an open-ended working group, open to all States Members of the United Nations, for the purpose of strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons.
Resolution adopted at the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, 20 December 2012, New York.
In resolution A/ RES/67/139 General Assembly decided that the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing shall consider proposals for an international legal instrument to promote and protect the rights and dignity of older persons.