ESCAP

ASIA PACIFIC TRADE AGMT

The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement

Promoting South-South Regional Integration and Sustainable Development

15 Nov 2017
International trade has been placed prominently into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015, as an engine for economic growth and development. There are at least 20 targets across different SDGs that are related to international trade. These targets relate to both ...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V24 #1 06/2017

Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 24, No.1, June 2017

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Asia-Pacific Development Journal
15 Nov 2017
This journal’s objective is to provide a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, information and data on all aspects of economic and social development issues and concerns facing the region and aims to stimulate policy debate and assist in the formulation of policy. The develop...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V31 #2 2016

Asia-Pacific Population Journal Vol.31, No.2, December 2016

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Asia-Pacific Population Journal
24 Oct 2017
Issued two times a year, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal is an invaluable resource containing opinions and analysis by experts on important issues related to population. It provides a medium for the international exchange of knowledge, experience, ideas, technical information and data on all ...
GENDER ENV SUS DEV IN ASIA PAC

Gender, the Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

27 Sep 2017
This publication is the first Asia-Pacific report that comprehensively maps out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy. It examines gender concerns in the spheres of food security, agriculture, energy, water, fisheries and forestry,...
SUSTAINABLE SOCIAL DEV ASIA PACI

Sustainable Social Development in Asia and the Pacific

Towards a People-centred Transformation

22 Sep 2017
The Asia-Pacific region’s impressive economic growth and remarkable achievements in poverty reduction have not succeeded in closing gaps in income between the rich and poor, nor the unequal access to, for example, health care and education among other basic services. These gaps disproportionately...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2016

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2016

SDG Baseline Report

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Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
15 Aug 2017
The main objective of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2016: SDG Baseline Report is to highlight critical gaps and challenges of the region in achieving the SDGs and inform inter-governmental and inter-agency regional decision making in support of implementing the 2030 developmen...
ASIA PACIFIC CTRIES SPEC NEED 2017

Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2017

Investing in Infrastructure for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future

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Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report
11 Jul 2017
This report introduces the Access to Physical Infrastructure Index as a tool to capture the multidimensional character of infrastructure and to illustrate the strong positive causality between infrastructure and sustainable development. The report highlights that significant infrastructure gaps e...
UNLOCK POTE REG ECON COOP SOU ASIA

Unlocking the Potential of Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in South Asia

Potential, Challenges and the Way forward

11 Jul 2017
This report examines how countries in South Asia could capitalize on opportunities to cooperate for closer regional economic integration, in particular in the four broad areas of trade and market integration, regional connectivity, financial cooperation, and collective actions to address shared r...
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2017

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017

Governance and Fiscal Management

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Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
26 Jun 2017
This publication presents the latest macroeconomic trends, identifies emerging risks and challenges, and takes stock of fiscal, monetary and structural policy developments in the region, providing recommendations for policymakers and other relevant stakeholders. The report shows that, while the r...
REG COOPERAT SUST ENRGY ASIA PAC

Regional Cooperation for Sustainable Energy in Asia and the Pacific

9 Jun 2017
This publication is the theme study for the 73rd session of Commission to be held in May 2017. The main purpose of the publication is to call on policymakers in Asia and the Pacific for urgent actions to transition national energy sectors to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), partic...