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UNESCAP – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC REPORT

Global economic growth is forecast to continue increasing over the next two years, the United Nations reported today, despite legacies from the financial crisis continuing to weigh on growth, and the emergence of new challenges, including high unemployment. UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY

The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) discusses the newly launched Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013. UNTV 

18 Apr 2013 | Read More »

CLIMATE CHANGE / GREEN GROWTH

Among the world’s 15 major contributors to green house gas emissions, seven are nations within the Asia Pacific Region and most have no reduction obligations under the current Kyoto Protocol. Now, some countries are initiating a ‘Green Growth’ approach aimed at putting environmental issues at the forefront of policy decisions and to eradicating poverty in the region without compromising the environment. ESCAP

13 Dec 2007 | Read More »

ASIA PACIFIC / GREEN BUSINESS

The 3rd Green Growth Policy Dialogue: the Greening of Business and the Environment as a Business Opportunity, organized in Bangkok by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), offered an opportunity for regional government policy-makers and industry leaders to exchange views on green business in the region. ESCAP

22 Jun 2007 | Read More »

ASIA-PACIFIC / HEALTH CARE

The Asia-Pacific region leads the world in economic development and poverty reduction but has a poor record when it comes to health. Research by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific has found that the region needs to invest around $685 billion over the next eight years to ensure proper health care. UNESCAP

17 May 2007 | Read More »

UN / ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL SURVEY FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC 2007

A new UN report says that the Asia Pacific region is losing US$42-47 billion a year because of restrictions on women’s access to employment â€" and another US$16-30 billion a year because of gender gaps in education. UNESCAP

18 Apr 2007 | Read More »

 

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