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ESCAP launches digitized version of intellectual history

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For the first time in the nearly seven decades of its existence, the work of staff at the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) from over 60 years has been compiled, digitized and made available online. The “Intellectual History Project” launched today in Bangkok provides digital versions of the “ahead-of-the-curve” regional [...]

Launch of the Asia-Pacific regional MDGs report 2012/13

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Launch of the Asia-Pacific regional MDGs report 2012/13 Asia-Pacific Aspirations: Perspectives for the Post-2015 Development Agenda Organized by ESCAP/ADB/UNDP regional partnership 20 Spetmber 2013 Bangkok, Thailand The tripartite regional partnership on the MDGs consisting of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the [...]

ESCAP 69th Commission Session: Annual Report

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  The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific held its sixty-ninth session in Bangkok from 25 April to 1 May 2013. The present report covers the period from 24 May 2012 to 1 May 2013 and contains an account of the discussions and conclusions reached by the Commission. Read More

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013

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The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific is the oldest and most comprehensive annual review of economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific. This flagship publication of ESCAP outlines policies to sustain dynamic growth and to make it inclusive such as boosting internal demand, enhancing connectivity to create a seamless [...]

Disability at a Glance 2012: Strengthening the Evidence Base in Asia and the Pacific

Disability at a Glance 2012: Strengthening the Evidence Base in Asia and the Pacific

The Disability at a Glance series, which started in 2006, serves as a companion for policymakers, statisticians and representatives of organizations of, and for, persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific. These publications aim to provide a regional overview of disability policies and practices, as well as relevant country data and information. The fourth [...]

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012

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Global economic uncertainty coupled with weakening demand and limited progress in reducing trade barriers has led to a fall in export and import growth in the region during 2012. Regional trade issues, performance indicators and up-to-date statistics are outlined in the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012 Click for more information

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2012

Download the online 2012 Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific. The Yearbook contains the latest country-level data on population, migration, education, health, poverty, gender, employment, economy, employment, transport, and the environment. The online edition includes new country profiles, comparisons, 20 year trends and online tools. Click link for more information

Growing Together: Economic Integration for an Inclusive and Sustainable Asia-Pacific Century

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Growing Together: Economic Integration for an Inclusive and Sustainable Asia-Pacific Century Author(s):   UNESCAP Economic Sector(s): (1) Economic statistics; (2) Energy planning, management and conservation; (3) agriculture, forestry and fisheries policies and planning; (4) Industry policies and planning; (5) Transport policies and planning; (6) Road transport; (7) Rail transport; (8) Air transport; (9) Information and [...]

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