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ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2017

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017- Leave No One Behind

Disaster Resilience for Sustainable Development

Series:
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
4 Jan 2018
This report examines the state of resilience of the region vis-à-vis the goals and targets relating to disaster risk reduction. It highlights some of the tools and approaches for resilience-building focusing on those that could possibly offer transformative shifts to achieve those goals and targe...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V32 #1 2017

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.32 No.1

Series:
Asia-Pacific Population Journal
4 Jan 2018
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 ...
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...
FOSTERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR

Fostering Women's Entrepreneurship in ASEAN

Transforming Prospects, Transforming Societies

29 Dec 2017
Entrepreneurship is a key means through which women can both empower themselves and contribute to inclusive and sustainable development. A vital part of this agenda includes the 61.3 million women who own and operate businesses within the ten member States of ASEAN. It is the particular challenge...
ADDRESS CHALLENGES POP AGEING

Addressing the Challenges of Population Ageing in Asia and the Pacific

Implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

1 Dec 2017
The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing profound and rapid population changes. All countries in Asia and the Pacific are in the process of ageing at an unprecedented pace, although the timing and pace of this transition varies across the region. The Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MI...
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

Series:
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...