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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
The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017 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 stake...
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...
ACHIV SUST DEV GOALS EAST ASIA

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in East and North-East Asia

25 Apr 2017
This publication highlights challenges and priorities of the East and North-East Asia subregion (ENEA) in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Subregion comprises China, Japan, Mongolia, the two Koreas and Russia. It highlights the priority areas for ENEA as poverty reduc...
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V23 #2 12/2016

Asia-Pacific Development Journal, Vol. 23, No. 2, December 2016

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
18 Apr 2017
The emphasis of the Journal is on the publication of empirically based, policy-oriented articles in the areas of poverty alleviation, emerging social issues and managing globalization.This special issue contains 6 selected papers, developed as spin-off of discussion at the 3rd North-East Asia Dev...
ENERGY SUSTAIN DEV ASIA PAC 2016

Energy for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

2016 Regional Trends Report

16 Mar 2017
With energy demand in Asia and the Pacific forecast to increase by 60 per cent from 2010 to 2035, access to reliable and adequate energy services will remain a focus for decades to come. Countries in the region need to maximize their potential, improve energy access, increase shares of renewable ...