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New UN project to boost women’s entrepreneurship launched

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 8:24 am | ESCAP-SCAS

Apia ( ESCAP news ) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Global Affairs Canada and the Government of Samoa, today launched a new project to support the growth of women entrepreneurs ... More >>

10 digital solutions for women entrepreneurs win UN support

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:24 am | ESCAP-SCAS

A crowdfunding platform for women farmers, online marketplaces for women - produced goods and services, and e - wallet enabled lending were among ten of the winning business models which will be co - funded by the United Nations to improve access ... More >>

More empowerment, inclusion of disadvantaged in Asia-Pacific

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:10 am | ESCAP-SCAS

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) opened its 75th session in Bangkok today, with global and regional leaders calling for greater empowerment and inclusion of marginalized groups, if the region is to ... More >>

Asia-Pacific forum to review regional progress

Friday, 8 March 2019, 3:24 pm | ESCAP-SCAS

The Sixth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) will be held from 27 to 29 March in Bangkok, with high-level officials, civil society and other stakeholders set to address the theme “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality,” ... More >>

Reducing inequality is key to sustainable development

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:52 am | ESCAP-SCAS

Suva, Fiji (ESCAP News ) – In response to the call of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to “leave no one behind,” the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Finance, Government ... More >>

Regional study advance sustainable energy agenda

Saturday, 30 May 2015, 10:57 am | ESCAP-SCAS

Bangkok (ESCAP News) -- The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) launched an innovative new online portal today that will provide unprecedented access to information on the energy policies of countries in ... More >>

Calls for closer partnerships at disaster risk negotiations

Saturday, 14 March 2015, 12:55 pm | ESCAP-SCAS

United Nations top official in Asia-Pacific to call for closer partnerships at disaster risk negotiations More >>

Asia-Pacific underlines need to prioritise gender equality

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:24 pm | ESCAP-SCAS

Asia-Pacific underlines the need to keep gender at the core of the development agenda More >>

Asia-Pacific Countries Assemble

Monday, 4 August 2014, 5:14 pm | ESCAP-SCAS

ESCAP’s Annual Session live webcast Bangkok: Asia-Pacific countries will convene in Bangkok this week for the annual policy session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), focusing on the role of regional ... More >>

 

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