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15 Dec 2009
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One of the major achievements of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was the global discussion, agreement and partnership towards the internationally agreed information society indicators with a view to measuring ICT for development. Based on discussions prior to and during the WSIS, the Geneva Plan of Action made a number of suggestions and recommendations which included the establishment of coherent and internationally comparable indicator systems.

15 Dec 2009
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This report is prepared to bring to the attention of decision and policy makers that ICT, in particular green ICT, has an important role to play in stimulating economic activities, advancing social development goals and promoting sustainable development. In this report, “Green and cool ICT” is defined as ICT which, as a result of usage, produce comparatively low levels of carbon emissions while having the potential to exponentially reduce emissions in other areas by catalyzing technological, institutional and behavioral change, while bringing forth socio-economic benefits.

 
30 Apr 2014
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Since its establishment in 2005, the ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disaster and Climate Preparedness has contributed significantly to the progress made in building a regional tsunami warning system for the Indian Ocean. In 2011, a key milestone was reached with the operationalization of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS), which was established through the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IOC-UNESCO).

 
21 Mar 2014
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This project work plan was agreed by participants at the Regional Policy Workshop of Stakeholders on Decentralized Waste Water Treatment Systems (DEWATS) in South East Asia (SEA), supported by UN-Habitat and UN ESCAP, to implement joint DEWATS' project activities within the given timeline.

 
28 Nov 2013
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This is a summary key input discussions of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013. The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

 
25 Nov 2013
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List of presentations from Session E (Improving national capacity to produce and disseminate the regional Core Set) of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013.

1. Overview - Session (E) - Improving national capacity to produce and disseminate the regional Core Set
The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

 
25 Nov 2013
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List of documents/presentations from Session D (Building synergies) of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013.

1. Overview - Session (D) - Building synergies
The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

2. Core Set of Population and Social Statistics for Asia‐Pacific (as endorsed by 3rd session of Committee on Statistics, Dec 2012)
The document was prepared by ESCAP Statistics Division.

 
25 Nov 2013
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List of documents/presentations from Session C (Conducting effective national strategic reviews of capacity assets and needs: A draft process and instrument) of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013.

1. Overview - Session (C) - Conducting effective national strategic reviews of capacity assets and needs: A draft process and instrument
The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

 
25 Nov 2013
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List of presentation and document from Session B (Current production and dissemination of the Core Set: Strengths and weaknesses in capacity) of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013.

1.Overview - Session (B) - Current production and dissemination of the Core Set: Strengths and weaknesses in capacity
The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

 
25 Nov 2013
Public information and advocacy materials

List of presentations from Session A (Current production and dissemination of the Core Set: Gaps in availability and quality) of the fourth meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for Population and Social Statistics, Bangkok, 25-27 November 2013.

1. Overview: Session A – Current production and dissemination of the core set: gaps in availability and quality
The presentation was given by ESCAP Statistics Division.

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