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Annual UN policy forum opens with call for Asia-Pacific countries to “reclaim its future”
Launch of Tuvalu’s National Trade Development Strategy
Asia-Pacific leaders convene to set common agenda for advancing sustainable development amidst crises
Regional UN commission celebrates 75th anniversary, launches theme study on “Reclaiming our future”
Reserve Bank of Fiji and UN ESCAP solidify partnership to unlock capital for women entrepreneurs
Sustainable Banking Academy Launched for Southeast Asian Bankers
Countries kick off implementation of first-ever international agreement on facilitation of cross-border paperless trade
Accelerating digital skills for an inclusive digital economy in Indonesia
UN: “Great finance divide” amid COVID-19 poses major setback for sustainable development
‘Build forward fairer’ report, urges new social contract for Asia and Pacific
“Build forward fairer” – UN report calls for region to adopt a new social contract which puts inclusive recovery
New UN report: Financing constraints on developing countries have reversed global progress and imperil SDGs
Launch of Economic and Social Survey of Asia and Pacific 2022
East Asia at forefront of leveraging science, technology and innovation for low carbon and resilient cities
Moving away from coal ‘will not be easy’ but it is essential for our common future, UN deputy chief says
UN regional forum opens with call for countries to drive SDG progress with urgency, ambition and scale
Ninth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development
Pandemic pushes SDGs further out of reach of Asia and the Pacific
New regional UN report sounds alarm on widening disparities and increased vulnerabilities amid pandemic
UN ESCAP supports Cambodia’s key financial literacy campaign for women and families
Launch of Asia and Pacific SDG Progress Report 2022
Interlinked crises erasing hard-won gains for gender equality in region
Adapting to “new normal”: building back better with digital and sustainable trade facilitation
Recovery in East and South Asia gathers pace, but subject to rising downside risks: UN report
Regional Briefing: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2022 Report
Ministerial declaration affirms concerted regional action to speed up transition towards sustainable transport and logistics systems
Trade in Asia and Pacific beats pre-pandemic levels, but investment not seen to fully recover in 2022
Countries to discuss scaling up sustainable transport connectivity at upcoming regional Ministerial Conference
Asia Pacific Typhoon Collaborative Research Centre launched
UN forum closes with call to ensure inclusion is at heart of innovation policies
Forum on Carbon Neutrality Goals of China, Japan and Republic of Korea affirms need for trilateral and multilateral cooperation
Innovative applications of 4IR technologies crucial for region’s resilient recovery
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