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Name: United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) (ESCAP)
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Indian products may lose out in global markets if standards don’t improve’

India needs to speedily implement a well defined road map on standards to avoid losing its share in the global market, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth has warned.“If we are unable to act with clarity and speed, we run the risk of not only exposing our consumers ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Everything you ever wanted to know about Tokyo's toll road system

The Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway was opened in short segments beginning with a 4.5-km-long section linking Kyobashi to Shibaura that went into service on Dec 20, 1962.The toll road network currently boasts a length of 300 kilometers, and between now ... [Published Japan Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Iran participates in ESCAP’s Expert Group Meeting in Delhi

New Delhi, April 16, IRNA -- Expert Group Meeting on Capacity Development for Disaster Information Management in South and South West Asia kicked off Wednesday at Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi. Iranian delegation is led by Seyed Hamid Pour Mohammad, Deputy ... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Evaluation tools central to success of development goals

Shamshad AkhtarMonitoring the success of development programmes, be they improving food production for farmers in Indonesia or ensuring clean water and sanitation for slum dwellers in India, requires strong evaluation methods according to ESCAP , the ... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

PH, China agree to move forward

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau ChiefMANILA – Having agreed that the West Philippine Sea territorial dispute is not the totality of their multifaceted relations, the Philippines and China reaffirmed their commitment to advance bilateral relations.President ... [Published Panay News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

AIDF and ESCAP Water Security Summit: Asia 2014

The Aid & International Development Forum is the world leading forum dedicated to uniting leading experts in water security, including international researchers, development agencies, NGO’s, UN and private sector organisations. AIDF summits are designed ... [Published Environmental Expert - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Govt plans conclaves to help exporters face quality, standards barriers

India is working on a roadmap to help exporters deal with quality and technical standard barriers faced in foreign markets.Exports of shrimps, rice, steel, peanuts and milk powder from India are increasingly facing quality and specification barriers that ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Incheon strategy launched

Disability: Bhutan launched the Incheon strategy to ‘Make the Right Real’ for people living with disabilities yesterday in the capital.The strategy was launched by education secretary Sangay Zam during a two-day workshop ‘social protection in South and ... [Published Kuensel Online - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: Incheon, Disability, Bhutan
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Water-Energy Nexus Reaches Crisis Level In Asia – Analysis

By Parameswaran PonnuduraiA coal-linked project in China’s dry Inner Mongolia region has caused a local water table to plunge and a local lake to shrink. In neighboring India, a thermal power plant has been forced to shut down because of severe water ... [Published Eurasia Review - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar national census-2014 starts

Myanmar's national census, the first in three decades, started Sunday to collect data on current population, economic and social facts and figures, which was aimed at working out a national development plan.The 12-day National Population and Housing Census, ... [Published China.org.cn - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2013

The 2013 edition of the Statistical Yearbook presents concise analyses highlighting major achievements and challenges for the 53 regional ESCAP member States and the five subregions in promoting economic prosperity, social inclusion and environmental ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 3 reports

Germany beefs up support for disaster preparedness

Philippine Daily InquirerThe German government has contributed 500,000 Euros to help the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Escap) strengthen early warning systems in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean.The contribution, which ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 07 2014]

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"As we work towards building the foundations for the post-2015 development agenda, it is essential to mainstream the economical inclusion of young women and men, in line with the UNIDO's focus on inclusive and sustainable industrial development" said the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, who attended the annual meeting in Vienna

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Solomon Islands: Satellite analysis supports da... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Everything you ever wanted to know about Tokyo'... [Published Japan Today - Apr 17 2014]
‘Indian products may lose out in global markets... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 16 2014]
Iran participates in ESCAP’s Expert Group Meeti... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Apr 16 2014]
Evaluation tools central to success of developm... [Published United Nations Multimedia - Apr 13 2014]
Myanmar's "truly massive growth" a prime target... [Published Hong Kong Trade Development Council - Apr 11 2014]
Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on Inter... [Published IMF - Apr 11 2014]
ABM Musa laid to rest [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 10 2014]
AIDF and ESCAP Water Security Summit: Asia 2014 [Published Environmental Expert - Apr 10 2014]
PH, China agree to move forward [Published Panay News - Apr 10 2014]
Journalist Musa to be buried at Feni home Thursday [Published Bdnews24.com - Apr 09 2014]
Govt plans conclaves to help exporters face qua... [Published Hindu Business Line - Apr 08 2014]
PH, China agree to ‘move forward’ [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
Andrew Bush murder: Millionaire jeweller's ex-g... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 07 2014]
Incheon strategy launched [Published Kuensel Online - Apr 03 2014]
Plastic goods makers want zero duty on capital ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
Water-Energy Nexus Reaches Crisis Level In Asia... [Published Eurasia Review - Mar 31 2014]
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2013 [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 30 2014]
Myanmar national census-2014 starts [Published China.org.cn - Mar 30 2014]
Value addition to graphite in Sri Lanka - Graph... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Mar 26 2014]
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Paci... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 23 2014]
Designing and Implementing Trade Facilitation i... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 23 2014]
UNFCC Turns 20 [Published World Meteorological Organization - Mar 22 2014]
UNIDO UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORG... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]
Asia Pacific Targets Water, Energy Sustainability [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 21 2014]
[INFOQUEST] Unveiling the Post 2015 paradigm sh... [Published RYT9 - Mar 20 2014]
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia a... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 19 2014]
Forecast for our energy future - No common solu... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Mar 19 2014]
[INFOQUEST] Ten officials from DPR Korea underg... [Published RYT9 - Mar 17 2014]
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia a... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 14 2014]
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Solomon Islands: Satellite analysis supports da... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 17 2014]
Source: UNOSATCountry: Solomon Islands 16 April 2014, Geneva, Switzerland - Solomon Islands have been dramatically impacted by floods that began in early April and continued for over one week causing 21 deaths and an estimated 52,000 affected across Honiara ...
Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2013 [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 30 2014]
The 2013 edition of the Statistical Yearbook presents concise analyses highlighting major achievements and challenges for the 53 regional ESCAP member States and the five subregions in promoting economic prosperity, social inclusion and environmental ...
Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Paci... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 23 2014]
Growth performance in developing Asia-Pacific economies is expected to rebound moderately after a sluggish 2013 but growth will remain subpar. The key economies of China, India, Indonesia and Thailand with large domestic markets have experienced moderate ...
Designing and Implementing Trade Facilitation i... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Mar 23 2014]
This book, co-published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), provides guidance for the implementation of trade facilitation measures and reforms in Asia and the Pacific. ...
Fiji: Govt. looks at GIS to mitigate impacts of... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 04 2014]
Source: Government of FijiCountry: Fiji Government will continue to increase its efforts to use space technology and geospatial information system (GIS) as a way of predicting and mitigating the impacts of natural disasters. This was revealed during ...
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