As the most disaster prone region in the world, building resilience is one of the most important current challenges for Asia and the Pacific. Rapid and uncontrolled urban expansion with poor land use planning and management and environmental degradation, coupled with an ever more complex society having deep interlinkages at the local, national, regional and global levels, have led many policymakers to recognize the need to move away from addressing single issues to treating economic or social sectors holistically.
This is a summary report in Russian on Information and communications technology-enabled disaster risk reduction in Asia and the Pacific for the First Session of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, 19-21 November 2008, Bangkok, Thailand
This is a paper on Telecommunications Regulation - Competition - ICT Access in the Asia Pacific Region, by Hon David Butcher, delivered during Sub-regional Workshop on Strengthening ICT Policies and Applications to Achieve MDGs and WSIS goals in Central Asia and South Asia held in Bangkok on 21 to 22 October 2009.
This is the presentation on 2010 E-Government Survey, by Mr. Richard Kerby, Senior Inter-Regional Adviser, United Nations Public Administration Programme, E-Government and Knowledge Management, Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM), United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), delivered during ESCAP-DESA Roundtable on ICT Access and e-Government for Achieving the MDGs, held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on 18 June 2010.
This is ESCAP Resolution 68/3: Enabling paperless trade and the cross-border recognition of electronic data and documents for inclusive and sustainable intraregional trade facilitation for the Regional Expert Consultation on Connecting Asia-Pacific's Digital Society for Building Resilience, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 5 to 6 September 2012.
This is the presentation on Legal environment for electronic single windows and paperless trade in Korea by Mr. Jonghyun Kim, In-house Lawyer, Korea Trade Network (KT) delivered during Regional Expert Consultation on Connecting Asia-Pacific's Digital Society for Building Resilience held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 5-6 September 2012.