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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ELECTRIC POWER ASIA&PACIF 1997/98

Electric Power in Asia and the Pacific 1997 and 1998

19 Oct 2001
Electric Power in Asia and the Pacific presents data on the electricity supply industry at the country level. The report covers all types of power generation sources - hydro, steam, internal combustion, gas turbine, nuclear and geothermal.
ENHANCING EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES THR

Enhancing Export Opportunities through Environmentally Sound Business Development

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
19 Oct 2001
This publication is divided into two parts. The first summarizes the main issues and puts forward recommendations for export opportunities and environmentally sound business development in Asia and the Pacific. The second, and more detailed part, looks at the environmental challenges and business...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V31 #1

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, March 2001

19 Oct 2001
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas of the Asia and the Pacific region. Data presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, facilitate comparative studies.
ECON SOC SURVEY ASIA PAC 2001

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2001

Financing for Development

Series:
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific
25 May 2001
Following the impressive recovery in 1999, the economic performance of the ESCAP region strengthened further in 2000 in an environment of low inflation. Prospects for 2001 are mixed. This year's issue of the survey reviews the economic progress in the ESCAP region over the past year and analyzes ...
PROMOT ENERGY EFFICIENCY INDUSTRY

Energy Efficiency

Promotion of Energy Efficiency in Industry and Financing of Investments

19 Oct 2001
This five part comprehensive publication discusses important dimensions of national energy efficiency promotion policies. Part One presents an introductory overview to the issues involved in financing energy efficiency and productivity development investments in industry. Part Two discusses alter...
EXPORT PROMOTION FOR ECON TRANSIT

Export Promotion for Economies in Transition

Central Asia and South-Caucasus

Series:
ESCAP Studies in Trade and Investment
19 Oct 2001
This publication is the result of a Workshop on Trade Promotion for Economies in Transition of Central Asia and South-Caucasus that was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 15 - 17 August 2000. The main themes discussed included: changes in the international trading scenario and their impacts on the t...
ASIA PACIFIC IN FIGURES 2000

Asia-Pacific in Figures 2000

4 May 2001
This statistical pocketbook contains an aggregate of six years of data for some 56 countries or areas on population statistics, social statistics, employment, energy, national accounts, external trade, central government expenditure by function, finance, production, prices, land use, transport an...
STAT YRBK ASIA PACIF 2000

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2000

Series:
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific
19 Oct 2001
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive compilation of statistical tables relating to ESCAP region. It provides each country's data in a single section: population, manpower, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry, energy, transport and communications, external trade, wages,...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V30 #4

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, December 2000

4 May 2001
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas of the Asia and the Pacific region. Data presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, facilitate comparative studies.
AIR QUALITY IN ASIA & THE PACIF

Air Quality in Asia and the Pacific

An Analysis in Relation to National and International Standards

19 Oct 2001
In this publication, the air quality status and trends in the Asia-Pacific region are reviewed with reference to the emerging issues of concern. Although the causes and consequences of air pollution are often of localised nature, there is evidence of transboundary transfer of air pollutants havin...
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN SOUTH

Violence against Women in South Asia

4 May 2001
In recent years, violence against women has emerged as a grave social problem in the countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). While actions to combat violence are being taken by national governments and NGOs, there is a need for regional action to eliminate it. This ...
USING CEDAW AT THE GRASS ROOTS

Using CEDAW at the Grass Roots

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women in the Pacific

4 May 2001
This publication is based on a project that was implemented in 1998 and 1999 to support the networking efforts of NGOs in promoting the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. It features country activity reports from four countries of the Pacific and discusses...
WOMEN IN ASIA THE PACIFIC HIGH LEV

Women in Asia and the Pacific

High-level Intergovernmental Meeting to Review Regional Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action

4 May 2001
This publication reports on the progress made and obstacles encountered in implementing the recommendations of the Beijing Platform for Action. Specific gaps in the implementation of the 12 critical areas of the Platform for Action, especially in the area of women and poverty, and suggested meas...
MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ENVIRO

Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific 2000

Ministerial Declaration, Regional Action Programme (2001-2005) and Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment

4 May 2001
The publication is based on the outcomes of the Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific 2000 held at Kitakyushu, Japan, 31 August to 5 September 2000. The discussions include the eight priority programme areas: environmental quality and human health, biodiver...
REVIEW POLICIES STRATEGIES ACTIVIT

Review of Policies, Strategies and Activities in Sustainable Development of Land and Mineral Resources in Asia and the Pacific

Series:
Mineral Resources Assessment, Development and Management Series
19 Oct 2001
This publication presents a series of papers that highlight strategic policy re-orientation related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the mining sector. It reviews the current policy initiatives and strategies in development of land and mineral resources. It also focuses on emerging issues su...
STATE OF THE ENVIRO ASIA 2000

State of the Environment in Asia and the Pacific

24 Aug 2001
The present report is the fourth in a series of reports published every five years on environmental trends in the region. The report looks at the prevailing environmental conditions in the terrestrial, aquatic and atmospheric systems and highlights the responses to environmental problems. It exam...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V30 #3

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, September 2000

26 Jan 2001
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas of the Asia and the Pacific region. Data presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, facilitate comparative studies.
ASIA PACIF DEV JRNL V7 #2 12/2000

Asia-Pacific Development Journal Vol.7 No.2, December 2000

Series:
Asia-Pacific Development Journal
4 May 2001
The primary emphasis of the Journal is the publishing of empirically based, policy-oriented articles which can engage the attention of policy makers, academicians and researchers. The articles analyze development issues and problems relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. This issue discusses the fo...
EVALUATION COST EFFECTIVE SYSTEM

Evaluation of Cost-effective Systems for Railway Level-crossing Protection

4 May 2001
Each year accidents at level crossings in Asia and Pacific not only cause the death or serious injuries to many of road users and railway passengers, but also impose heavy financial burden to railway. This study is intended to help the railway administrations in Asia and the Pacific to strengthen...
INDUSTRIAL & TECHN DEV NEWS #26

Industrial and Technological Development News for Asia and the Pacific

19 Oct 2001
This study reports on industrial progress in the Pacific region including public sector and privatization issues, regional cooperation, transfer of technology and human resources development. Also presented are tables on merchandise imports and exports of the region.
DELHI DECLARATION & STRATEGY & ACT

Delhi Declaration and Strategy and Action Plan on Space Technology Applications in Asia and the Pacific for the New Millennium

Second Ministerial Conference on Space Applications for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

4 May 2001
Everyone involved in or interested in space technology applications and development in the Asia-Pacific region will find this publication a handy compilation of basic documents which were unanimously adopted in 1999 by the Second Ministerial Conference on Space Applications for Sustainable Develo...
ASSESS WATER RESOURCES NEPAL

Assessment of Water Resources and Water Demand by User Sector in Nepal

26 Jan 2001
Although Nepal has abundant water resources, it faces shortages of water of the quality and quantity desired for its national, social and economic development. Based on an analysis of information from previous studies and recent data, this publication addresses the water resources availability an...
MONITORING REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Monitoring Reproductive Health

Series:
Asian Population Studies Series
26 Jan 2001
The Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) recommends that governments set up national databases to provide necessary baseline data and information that may be used to measure the progress of ICPD goals that include reproductive health and family ...
STAT INDICATORS ASIA PACIFI V30 #2

Statistical Indicators for Asia and the Pacific, June 2000

29 Sep 2000
Issued four times a year, this publication provides data for assessing demographic and economic trends in countries and areas of the Asia and the Pacific region. Data presented for multiple years on a month-by-month basis, facilitate comparative studies.