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Sustainable Energy Key To COVID-19 Recovery In Asia And The Pacific

Monday, 22 February 2021, 4:22 pm | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

The past year is one that few of us will forget. While the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have played out unevenly across Asia and the Pacific, the region has been spared many of the worst effects seen in other parts of the world. The pandemic has ... More >>

The United Nations, 75 Years Young: Engaging Youth Social Entrepreneurs To Accelerate The SDGs

Monday, 26 October 2020, 8:08 am | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

This year, the United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary – a milestone of extraordinary economic and social progress in Asia and the Pacific. While the Organization enjoys a lifespan almost equal to the world’s improved average life expectancy, ... More >>

Financing Economic Recovery

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 7:16 am | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

As the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the length and breadth of Asia and the Pacific, finance ministries are continuing their relentless efforts to inject trillions of dollars for emergency health responses and fiscal ... More >>

Healthy Oceans: Keeping Asia And The Pacific Afloat

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 7:35 am | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Memories of idyllic beaches and sonorous waves may seem far away while we remain at home. Yet, we need not look far to appreciate the enduring history of the ocean in Asia and the Pacific. For generations, the region has thrived on our seas. Our ... More >>

Asia-Pacific Response To COVID-19 And Climate Emergency Must Build Resilient And Sustainable Future

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 6:18 am | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

The unprecedented public health emergency triggered by the COVID -19 pandemic and its multi-faceted impact on people’s lives around the world is taking a heavy toll on Asia and the Pacific. Countries in our region are striving to mitigate the massive ... More >>

Writing A Greener Story In Asia And The Pacific

Friday, 27 March 2020, 10:08 am | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Rising economic prosperity and poverty reduction may not tell the whole story of progress in Asia and the Pacific. Telling signs in the natural world recount a narrative that is far from complete. This year has been particularly affected by the COVID-19 ... More >>

Ambitions are affordable for Asia and the Pacific

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:03 pm | Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Three years of implementation of the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific shows the region has some catching up to do. More >>