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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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V32 #1 2017

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 32 No. 1, August 2017

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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 ...
ASIA PACIF POP JRNL V32 #2 2017

Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol. 32 No. 2, December 2017

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Asia-Pacific Population Journal
27 Dec 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...
ASIA PACIF SUS DEV JRNL #1 2018

Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal 2018, Issue No. 1

Series:
Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal
22 Jan 2019
The Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal (APSDJ) aims to stimulate debate and enrich research in the formulation of policy in the Asia-Pacific region towards the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Published twice a year, the APSDJ is a rebranded journal of the Unit...