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ESCAP: Regional analysis and policy responses – RC Update No. 25/1 July 2021

Research and analysis The Covid-19 Pandemic and Violence Against Women in Asia and the Pacific (Policy brief – 28 June) Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for commercial contracts covering the transportation of goods in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond (Report – 23 June) Toward Sustainable E-waste Management in Asia and the Pacific (Policy brief – […]

Asia and the Pacific must boost efforts to register deaths to detect emerging health crises such as COVID-19, says UN report

Asia and the Pacific must boost efforts to register deaths to detect emerging health crises such as COVID-19, says UN report

The Asia-Pacific region must accelerate progress towards registering deaths and causes of death to achieve universal civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems by 2024, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The report, Get Everyone in the Picture: A snapshot of progress midway through […]

ESCAP: Regional analysis and policy responses – RC Update No. 24/15 June 2021

Research and analysis Bolstering East Asian-Latin American value chains through digitally deliverable services (Report – 11 June) Classification and Regression Trees (CART): A User Reference Guide for Identifying those Left Furthest Behind (Policy Brief – 7 June) Strengthening Energy Security and Building Resilience in the Asia–Pacific (Report – 3 June) News and press releases Asia-Pacific […]

Subregional Meeting Analyses Clean Energy Recommendations

From 9 to 10 June, a meeting was held to review the initial findings of a working paper that examines the critical determinants of clean energy in North and Central Asia and analyzes the relationship between clean energy and the 2030 Agenda. ‘Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable and Clean Energy in North and Central Asia’ […]

eLearning Course Developed to Address Marine Plastics  

On 8 June, to mark World Oceans Day, ESCAP launched an e-learning course to help reduce the impact of plastic pollution. Cities and Marine Plastic Pollution: Building a Circular Economy demonstrates state-of-the-art technologies and techniques that measure and monitor plastic waste in urban and marine environments. The course, developed as part of the ‘Closing the Loop’ project, is available […]

Asia-Pacific Regional Food Systems Dialogue – a call to action

Asia-Pacific Regional Food Systems Dialogue – a call to action

Bold new thinking and decisive action will be needed to reshape and re-engineer food systems in Asia and the Pacific to make them more responsive, more dynamic and more equitable to meet the nutritional and other needs of the most populous — yet most undernourished — region of the world, a specially convened high-level meeting […]

ESCAP: Regional analysis and policy responses – RC Update No. 23/1 June 2021

Research and analysis A primer on quantifying the environmental benefits of cross-border paperless trade facilitation (Working Paper – 28 May) Visualizing Broadband Speeds in Asia and the Pacific (Working paper – 26 May) Visualizing Broadband Speeds in Asia and the Pacific: Summary (Working paper – 26 May) Outward Foreign Direct Investment and Upgrading by Emerging […]

Regional Frameworks to Become National Actions 

The focus of governments around Asia and the Pacific has shifted from containing the spread of COVID-19 towards recovering from socio-economic disruptions. Recovery frameworks have been articulated over the last year, emphasizing the streamlining of regional and national development strategies across all levels. Most notable among regional plans is the ASEAN Comprehensive Recovery Framework. Yet, to […]

Raising Awareness of Agriculture Risk Management 

Understanding the importance of developing and strengthening capacities in Agriculture Risk Management (ARM) was central to a webinar hosted by ESCAP, the Platform for Agriculture Risk Management (PARM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) elearning Academy. Held on 26 May, the panelists demonstrated the benefits of adopting a holistic and integrated risk management strategy and […]

ARTNET Launches ‘InnovaTea’ Platform

Innovation policies themselves require innovation if Asia and the Pacific are to overcome, recover and rebuild from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the ambitions of the SDGs, the region needs innovation policies that go beyond economic imperatives, including social and environmental goals, and integrating inclusive dimensions into these policies to leave […]

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