This factsheet provides an overview of urbanization trends in the Asia-Pacific region. It highlights trends in urban growth, internal migration, the rise of megacities, and the impact of urban growth on the environment. The factsheet includes policy recommendations to address the main challenges posed by urbanization in the region.
This factsheet highlights trends related to sexual and reproductive health and rights in Asia and the Pacific. Facts on maternal health, the use of modern contraceptive, unmet need for family planning and adolescent fertility rates are coupled with policy recommendations to address the main challenges in the region.
This factsheet outlines key population dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region, including trends in population size and growth, fertility rates and age-structure. The factsheet also provides policy recommendations to address a changing demographic landscape.
International migration is becoming increasingly important for many societies and economies in the region, in both countries of origin and destination. This factsheet provides a snapshot of the situation of international migration and development in the region, outlining key indicators such as net migration rates, migration flows, remittances and policy recommendations.
This is the meeting document on creating an open access national backbone network: the case of Afghanistan, for building E-resilience through ICTs and space technology, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 November 2012.
This is the presentation on space-based information for disaster risk reduction, by Dr. V Jayaraman, delivered during building E-resilience through ICTs and space technology, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 20 November 2012.