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Pre-Launch of Global South-South Development Expo 2022
Leaders commit to building more resilient future through inclusive civil registration and vital statistics
Enabling opportunities and solutions for women entrepreneurs in Asia and Pacific
Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and Pacific
ESCAP and GGGI launch publication aimed at mobilizing climate finance to achieve net-zero
Extreme poverty on rise – UN committee calls for Asia-Pacific countries to ensure economic recovery packages aligned with financing
ASEAN reaffirms commitment to address women’s unpaid care and domestic work during launch of new UN-ASEAN report
Trade can play pivotal role in addressing climate change, says UN report
More than just shipping: New UN report highlights how trade can play pivotal role in addressing climate change
UN forum calls for strengthened cooperation, sustainability at heart of Covid recovery in North and Central Asia
Trade costs on rise in Asia and Pacific, but cuts in red tape could help bend trend
Da Nang City, Viet Nam takes action on plastic pollution with ESCAP support
UN issues guidance on negotiating trade agreements for increasing trade resilience in times of crisis and pandemic
ASEAN focuses to build back better with inclusive business
Digital inequalities based on wealth and geography are still prolific across Asia and Pacific, says new UN study
ESCAP and Italy partner to strengthen disaster resilience in Asia and Pacific
Urgent support required to prevent Asian and Pacific Least Developed Countries slipping backwards
Asia-Pacific needs to tackle overlapping crises
New UN study analyses impact of sand and dust storms on health, clean energy, transport, glaciers
COVID, natural hazards and climate crisis in Asia and Pacific expand ‘riskcape’
Preparing for complex, overlapping crises key to building resilience for countries
UN regional conference looks to strengthen countries’ resilience in riskier world
UN announces support to digital solutions to accelerate economic recovery of women enterprises
Regional cooperation key to harness emerging technologies for sustainable development
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises are Crucial for Climate Action in South-East Asia
UN calls on countries to shape COVID-19 recovery as ‘truly green and sustainable transformation’
Progress in streamlining trade procedures continues despite COVID-19 crisis, UN survey shows
Experts to chart way forward for Asia and Pacific to achieve SDGs and recover better from COVID-19
Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021 Sends Strong Signal to COP26
ESCAP launches online tool to help countries visualize and analyze trade integration
Asia and Pacific must boost efforts to register deaths to detect emerging health crises such as COVID-19, says UN report
Asia and Pacific launch of Getting Every One in Picture – A snapshot of progress midway through Asian and Pacific Civil Registration
Proposed global roadmap shows how universal access to sustainable energy can be achieved by 2030, transforming lives of millions
Asia-Pacific Regional Food Systems Dialogue – a call to action
‘Running out of time to protect our oceans’ – UN chief
ESCAP and partners launch science-based e-learning course to tackle marine plastic litter in cities
Asia-Pacific dialogue to consolidate regional action for equitable and sustainable food systems
UN regional leaders call for concrete steps to integrate human rights standards into business practice
Momentum Grows for Coal Phase-Down in Asia
Increasing Momentum for Coal Phase-Down in Asia
Asia-Pacific policymakers call for ‘whole-of-society’ response to build back better from crises in region
Asia-Pacific region urged to “build back better”
Prioritize people and planet, UN chief urges Asian and Pacific nations
Asia-Pacific leaders at annual UN policy forum call for greater regional cooperation to build back together from COVID-19 pandemic
Asia and Pacific countries convene at UN forum to build back better together from COVID-19 pandemic
Strengthening social protection, trade, and environmental protection are key to building back better
Asia and Pacific must avoid a K-shaped recovery and invest in resilience against future shocks, says UN report