United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

Type: Organization
Name: United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) (ESCAP)
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Your letters: A critical priority for ASEAN

I refer to the article “Bracing for the ASEAN Community,” (The Jakarta Post, Aug. 27).I share the opinion of CPF Luhulima concerning the necessity of an effective and efficient kind of interconnectivity for ASEAN. This necessity is not limited to the ... [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Getting everyone in the picture for reliable vital statistics critical to protecting human rights

135 million children under the age of five in Asia and the Pacific have not had their births registered and 9 out of 10 people in the region live in countries with unreliable death statistics, leaving records incomplete and governments at a loss to plan ... [Published Newswit.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Domestic consumption keyto reviving growth engine'

By Yoon Ja-youngSouth Korea and other Asia-Pacific countries need to revitalize their domestic economies to reinvigorate the nations' economic growth, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said in a report ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

India calls for universal civil registration in Asia-Pacific

135 million children under the age of five in Asia and the Pacific have not had their births registered and 9 out of 10 people in the region live in countries with unreliable death statistics, leaving records incomplete and governments at a loss to plan ... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

World: Civil society engagement key to achieving universal civil registration in Asia-Pacific

Source: UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificCountry: World Members of national and international civil society groups put forth their collective voice in Bangkok today to support universal registration of births, deaths and marriages ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Regional solutions to global challenges

Since the financial crisis in 2008, we have been witnessing marked changes to the global economic landscape. One such change, within Asia and the Pacific, is the recognition of the need to find new growth engines beyond the strategy of exporting to developed ... [Published Korea Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Cabinet okays dev of land ports

:49:32 A A- A+ The cabinet Monday approved a proposal for development of all land ports of the country to the level of international standard as part of establishing link with Asian Highway Network and Trans-Asia Railway Network.The approval was given ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

FM L.BOLD ELECTED AS DEPUTY CHAIR OF ESCAP SESSION

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A governmental delegation of Mongolia led by the Foreign Minister Mr L.Bold is taking part in the 70th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) kicked off Thursday in Bangkok, Thailand. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 11 reports

Russia to develop ties with Asia-Pacific states more actively

BANGKOK, August 07. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia will develop more actively relations with countries in the Asia-Pacific region amid geopolitical processes and Western sanctions, Deputy Foreign Minister Vasily Nebenzya told ITAR-TASS on Thursday.“For us, the Asia-Pacific ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 4 reports

PH economy to grow 6.7% in 2014 – UN ESCAP

The country will end the year with private consumption- and investment-driven growth, the UN ESCAP saysUN flags image from WikipediaMANILA, Philippines – The Philippine economy is forecast to expand by 6.7% this year, with growth to be driven by private ... [Published Rappler - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Slowing growth in Asean: UN Escap

Southeast Asia's economy is set to grow slower at 4.6 per cent from 4.9 per cent last year, according to the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2014, the annual flagship publication of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 4 reports

Russia seeks to boost its presence in Asia-Pacific market — FM

BANGKOK, August 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia aims to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific region by accelerating economic growth in Siberia and the Far East, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday as senior government officials convened in Bangkok for ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 04 2014]

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The event is supported under "Building Capacities for Consultancy Development & Knowledge Management with Partner Institution (KMPI)" Programme run by Consultancy Development Centre (CDC)...
Speaking at the country launch of the publication in Seoul, Kilaparti Ramakrishna, head of the ESCAP East and Northeast Asia Office said, "With 2014 projected to be yet another year of tepid growth aggravated by political tension and uncertainty, Asia and the Pacific, and particularly East and Northeast Asian economies are called on to assume greater responsibility for revitalizing dynamism in the region."
...Brazilian Ambassador to China Valdemar Leao said, "The establishment of a BRICS development bank sends a clear message to the world that the five countries are ready and determined to make greater contribution to the sustainable growth of their own countries as well as the rest of the world." Inclusive Growth: Sustainable Solutions' was the theme of 6th BRICS summit at Fortaleza...
"Manufacturing accounts for 23% of the economy, implying that the sector added incremental 1.4 to 2 percentage points to real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the second quarter" Beltran said

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Huge Anticipation Around the National Conferenc... [Published I-Newswire - 6 hours ago]
Your letters: A critical priority for ASEAN [Published Jakarta Post - Sep 01 2014]
UNICEF staff on UN data experts group [Published UNICEF - Aug 29 2014]
Getting everyone in the picture for reliable vi... [Published Newswit.com - Aug 29 2014]
'Domestic consumption keyto reviving growth eng... [Published Korea Times - Aug 29 2014]
India calls for universal civil registration in... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 29 2014]
World: Civil society engagement key to achievin... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Regional solutions to global challenges [Published Korea Herald - Aug 27 2014]
Droughts are world's costliest disasters [Published Business Times Singapore - Aug 25 2014]
‘PH growth to slow down after Aquino’s term’ [Published Rappler - Aug 25 2014]
Will BRICS Bank be a rival to WB and IMF? [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 22 2014]
What you missed on 8.21.2014 [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
BRICS Bank: How will it fare? [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 21 2014]
The Most Exclusive Platform contributing toward... [Published My Solution Info - Aug 20 2014]
Your views - EU and UN work together to compile... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 20 2014]
Gov’t: PH growth likely bounced back to 7% in Q2 [Published Rappler - Aug 18 2014]
Asia-Pacific region must unlock fiscal space [Published Business Recorder - Aug 17 2014]
Rising income inequality constraints dynamism o... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 15 2014]
ELECTRIC CARS AND USE OF LANKAN NATURAL GRAPHIT... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Aug 14 2014]
‘Regional Drought Mechanism – good example of r... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 12 2014]
Dhaka secretariat can play a vital role [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 12 2014]
PM for quick inclusion of impeachment provision [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
Vanuatu expresses confidence on NCPO’s Roadmap [Published Noodls - Aug 11 2014]
Cabinet okays dev of land ports [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 11 2014]
Land ports to be developed under ESCAP [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
Asia-Pacific Tax Forum idea greeted [Published Pakistan Press International - Aug 11 2014]
Your views - Asia-Pacific developing countries ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 11 2014]
PM meets UNESCAP Under Secretary [Published Bhutan Broadcasting Service - Aug 10 2014]
Russia seeks to boost its presence in Asia-Paci... [Published Groong - Aug 09 2014]
Iran Underlines Further Regional Convergence am... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 09 2014]
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World: Civil society engagement key to achievin... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the PacificCountry: World Members of national and international civil society groups put forth their collective voice in Bangkok today to support universal registration of births, deaths and marriages ...
UN Asia-Pacific forum calls for inclusive, job-... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Aug 07 2014]
With 743 million people in Asia and the Pacific still desperately poor, it is essential that growth be sustainable, inclusive and job-generating, declared the head of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) as it kicked off ...
Asia-Pacific developing countries see ‘subdued’... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing yet another year of subdued economic growth, marking the third successive year of growth below 6 per cent, according to the annual flagship publication of the United Nations Economic and Social ...
Asia-Pacific forum spotlights need for regional... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 05 2014]
Asia-Pacific countries will gather 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 connectivity in supporting economic growth ...
Asia-Pacific Countries Assemble [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 04 2014]
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 ...
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