This is the presentation on making broadband affordable in Asia, by Mr. Abu Saeed Khan,delivered during building E-resilience through ICTs and space technology, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 November 2012.
This is the presentation on building regional connectivity, by Mr. Rohan Samarajiva, delivered during building E-resilience through ICTs and space technology, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 November 2012.
Right-based and People-centered Sustainable Development Financing
A collation of Interventions of Civil Society Representatives delivered at the Asia-Pacific Outreach Meeting on Sustainable Development Financing hosted by the UN ESCAP and the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, Jakarta, 10-11 June 2014
The project “Pilot Implementation of Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap for Asia and the Pacific,” contributed to the enhancement of capacity of policymakers and key urban stakeholders in developing countries in the region to formulate and apply policy options that improve quality of urban growth, and in particular further formulate and apply policy options that help achieve internationally agreed development goals (IADGs) and millennium development goals (MDGs) in the area of urban resource management.
Water is a critical natural resource for the Asia-Pacific region’s growing urban areas which are home to 1.96 billion people (or 46 % of the region’s total population in 2012). It has been estimated that by 2025, 2.7 billion people will be living in Asia-Pacific urban areas.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) convened a High-level Intergovernmental Meeting to review the regional implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) for the ESCAP region, from 16-18 November 2009 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. The Outcome Document was adopted on 18 November 2009.
ESCAP Resolution 64/8: Regional implementation of the Biwako Millennium Framework for Action and the Biwako Plus Five towards an Inclusive, Barrier-free and Rights-based Society for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific.