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Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative (ESCWA Publication)

Arab Integration: A 21st Century Development Imperative (ESCWA Publication)

  Summary For the Arab countries, integration is a development imperative. Around the world, even the greatest powers have opted to be part of larger regional entities in order to manage globalization and the competition it brings. Meanwhile, Arab countries – fragmented and divided – try to face individually external pressures, domestic challenges and emerging […]

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

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

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 […]

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013

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 […]

UNECE Report on achieving the Millenium Development Goals in Europe and Central Asia

UNECE Report on achieving the Millenium Development Goals in Europe and Central Asia

While the international community has already started discussing the development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015, it is all the more important to accelerate efforts at all levels for achieving the MDGs by the target date. This report documents the degree to which the eight goals based upon eighteen […]

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2011-2012

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2011-2012

While the attention of the international community is focused on the political instability and social unrest, the socioeconomic situation in the Arab region is advancing. Economic and social issues in the region have often been highlighted as the underlying cause of the Arab Spring. The unemployment rate in the ESCWA region – which consists of […]

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2012

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 2012

The Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean seeks to respond to the demands of users who require reliable and sound statistical information in order to analyse the economic, social and environmental situation of the region. This year’s edition includes information available up to mid-December 2012. This edition of the Statistical Yearbook is similar in […]

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 […]

Green Growth and Sustainable Development: Regional Perspectives

Green Growth and Sustainable Development: Regional Perspectives

Development in today’s context is at a critical juncture, with multiple crises (financial, food and energy) forcing us to re-assess the economic paradigm of our time and evaluate how to better address the unfulfilled promises that we are currently leaving to future generations in areas of employment, social progress, quality of life and respect for […]

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012

Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2012

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

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