This Overview (French version) of progress in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support in the Asia and Pacific Region comes from the Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on HIV and AIDS.
This ARTNeT book review considers the report from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) entitled “Southeast Asia at the cross-roads: Three paths to prosperity.” The report identifies three major global trends that have the potential to boost Southeast Asia’s development: global flows of goods and services, urbanization and disruptive technologies. Each of these trends, if harnessed with the right policies, can bring estimated benefits to the region worth hundreds of billions of dollars by 2030.
The final report for the Capacity Building Training on Applications of GIS and Geospatial Data Management for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Philippines, held in Quezon City, Philippines on 29 April to 1 May 2014.
The Specialized Training on Disaster Rapid Impact Assessment using Space-Based Information was held at the Lemon Tree Hotel, Dehradun, India from 3 to 5 December 2014.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), SAARC Disaster Management Centre (SDMC) and the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), part of the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) jointly organized the training.