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ASIA-PAC PROG SUSTAIN ENERGY

Asia-Pacific Progress in Sustainable Energy

A Global Tracking Framework 2017 Regional Assessment Report

20 Apr 2018
This report, developed by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in cooperation Asian Development Bank, offers an evidence-based look at progress at the regional and country level, providing an overview of long-term trends since 1990, and focuses on progress ac...
INNOV FINANCING DEV ASIA PAC

Innovative Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific

Government Policies on Impact Investment and Public Finance for Innovation

5 Apr 2018
To meet the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, financing for development needs to be dramatically scaled up. Innovative financing has the potential to bridge this gap by attracting private sector capital to support development objectives and by repurposing private sector fi...
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

Socially Responsible Business

A Model for a Sustainable Future

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
27 Mar 2018
The global business environment has undergone a major transformation that requires greater knowledge to address the social and environmental challenges of our time. Due to severe climate change and widening of gaps between socioeconomic groups, businesses are pressured to change normative managem...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2017

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2017

Measuring SDG Progress in Asia and the Pacific - Is there Enough Data?

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
22 Mar 2018
The Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2017 is structured as a suite of products comprising at its core a review of SDG data availability in the Asia-Pacific region. Using SDG data from custodian agencies, the report proposes a method to estimate the feasibility of calculating trend ov...
BUILDING DISABILITY INCLU SOCIET

Building Disability-inclusive Societies in Asia and the Pacific

Assessing Progress of the Incheon Strategy

15 Mar 2018
One in every six persons in Asia and the Pacific has some form of disability. This amounts to 650 million men, women and children. The number is expected to rise over the next decades due to population ageing, natural disasters, chronic health conditions, road traffic injuries, poor working condi...
REVIEW DEV TRANSPORT ASIA 2017

Review of Developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific 2017

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Review of developments in transport in Asia and the Pacific
15 Mar 2018
ThIs review discusses the key contribution of transport to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific. It looks at emerging trends in transport in the region and presents initiatives that are making transport systems cleaner, safer, more efficient, and more affor...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V24 #2 12/2017

Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2, December 2017

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
8 Feb 2018
The Asia-Pacific Development Journal (APDJ) is published twice a year by the Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.The primary objective of the APDJ is to provide a platform for the exchange of kno...
ASIA PACIF TRADE & INV RPT 2017

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2017

Channelling Trade and Investment into Sustainable Development

Series:
Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report
8 Feb 2018
This report aims to deepen understanding of trends and developments in trade, investment and regional integration in the Asia-Pacific region; emerging issues in trade, investment and trade facilitation policies, and impacts of these policies on countries' abilities to meet the challenges of achie...
TOWARD SAFE ORDER REG MIGRATION

Towards Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in the Asia-Pacific Region

Challenges and Opportunities

4 Jan 2018
International migration is a structural feature of an interconnected Asia-Pacific. The number of migrants to and from the region continues to grow, reflecting factors such as changing demographics, economic transformations, and increased connectivity, as well as showing the influence of instabili...