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2030 AGENDA Press Releases

Ministerial conference in Bangkok adopts declaration to advance space applications in General—10 Oct 18

Ministers and high-level officials from nine countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional cooperation and leverage the use of space applications to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The ministerial declaration agreed at

SPECA at 20: Strengthening the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia to deliver on General—21 Sep 18

Marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA), high-level participants from the seven landlocked participating countries - Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,

ESCAP-UN Climate Change partnership to strengthen climate action in General—03 Sep 18

UN Climate Change and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have signed a new agreement to strengthen regional climate action, with a focus on meeting the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on General—17 Jul 18

New York (ESCAP News) Increased engagement from all sectors of society, along with a whole of government approach will be key to advancing the United Nation's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region where at the current rate of progress,

UN regional consultation on South-South Cooperation opens in Bangkok General—27 Jun 18

The Regional Consultation on South-South Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific opened in Bangkok today with a strong call to scale up South-South and triangular cooperation initiatives to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Senior

Southeast Asian countries must scale-up efforts to maintain progress towards the ASEAN Community General—30 Mar 18

(ESCAP News) -- ASEAN countries will need to accelerate efforts to promote economic, social and environmental advancement towards the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a joint report launched

Building resilience to natural hazards and investing in social protection systems critical to General—28 Mar 18

Countries in Asia and the Pacific must build resilience to natural hazards and invest in social protection systems if the region is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a joint report launched today by the United

UN highlights need for action to empower women and girls in Asia-Pacific on International Womens General—08 Mar 18

Governments in Asia and the Pacific must take urgent action to ensure greater empowerment of women and girls to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations underscored at a forum in Bangkok today. In commemoration of

Ministerial conference adopts declaration to advance regional economic cooperation and integration General—01 Dec 17

Ministers and high-level officials in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional economic cooperation and integration (RECI) to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The ministerial declaration adopted at the

ESCAP and the Republic of Korea urge governments to adopt innovative financing measures to advance General—24 Oct 17

A new report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) of the Republic of Korea, is calling for governments to adopt

Asia-Pacific must boost development reform efforts to achieve 2030 Agenda, says new UN ESCAP Entertainment—25 Jul 17

New York (ESCAP News) -- Asia and the Pacific, a region with an impressive development track record, will need to step up its overall development reform effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a new report

Enhancing womens entrepreneurship critical to inclusive and sustainable development in Southeast General—16 Jun 17

The ASEAN Forum on Fostering Women's Entrepreneurship today underscored that increasing women's economic participation and entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia will be critical to realizing both the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,

Lead UN body in Asia-Pacific opens with focus on regional cooperation to support 2030 General—22 May 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marked its 70th Anniversary at the opening of the annual Commission session in Bangkok today, with its Executive Secretary reflecting on the extraordinary transformation

Tax policy and public expenditure management are key to financing sustainable development in General—02 May 17

Asia-Pacific policymakers at a high-level United Nations dialogue in Bangkok today concluded that tax policy and public expenditure management will play a central role in effectively pursuing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Finance

Enhancing regional economic cooperation and integration important to advance the 2030 Agenda in General—25 Apr 17

A United Nations meeting in Bangkok today concluded that fostering regional economic cooperation and integration (RECI) in Asia-Pacific holds great potential to further reduce poverty, and advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Organized by

UN forum adopts new regional road map to accelerate Sustainable Development General—10 Apr 17

Bangkok--10 Apr--UN Asia-Pacific countries have adopted a road map for regional cooperation on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) that concluded today in

New ESCAP reports highlight regional cooperation and integration as key to achieving sustainable General—07 Apr 17

Regional cooperation and integration will be key to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in East and North-East Asia, according to two new reports launched by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

A Call to Action for Thailand as it advances diverse efforts to achieve the UNs 2030 Agenda for General—16 Jan 17

We cordially invite you to a luncheon, press briefing and panel discussion: "A Call to Action for Thailand as it advances diverse efforts to achieve the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" The 2030 Agenda comprises 17 new Sustainable

Asia-Pacific countries take collective action to advance officialstatistics for the 2030 Agenda for General—20 Dec 16

Senior government statisticians from Asia and the Pacific are meeting in Bangkok this week to agree on a collective vision and framework for multi-stakeholder action to advance official statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable

Statement by Multilateral Development Banks: Delivering on the 2030 Stcoks—10 Oct 16

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2016 – The Heads of the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, the Inter-American

New UN Committee opens in Bangkok with spotlight on information technology, science and innovation General—06 Oct 16

The first United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) opened in Bangkok today, with a focus on how best to use these

UN calls for greater Eurasia and Asia-Pacific integration at Russian General—05 Sep 16

The head of the United Nations Economic and SocialCommission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has called for greaterintegration of Eurasia and the Asia-Pacific region to support implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, at theEastern

งานสัปดาห์น้ำโลกปิดฉาก ตอกย้ำ น้ำ มีบทบาทสำคัญในการบรรลุวาระการพัฒนาที่ยั่งยืน ทั่วไป—05 Sep 16

งานสัปดาห์น้ำโลกปิดฉากลงเมื่อวันศุกร์ที่ผ่านมา พร้อมกับบทสรุปที่ว่า "น้ำ" คือกุญแจสำคัญในการบรรลุวาระการพัฒนาที่ยั่งยืน 2030 (Agenda 2030) รวมถึงข้อตกลงปารีสว่าด้วยการเปลี่ยนแปลงสภาพภูมิอากาศ (Paris Climate Agreement) Karin Lexen

World Water Week Closes: Water Has a Central Role in Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for General—05 Sep 16

World Water Week closed on Friday, concluding that water must be recognized as the enabler of successful implementation of the entire 2030 Agenda as well as the Paris Climate Agreement. "Water - the lifeline of our planet - will be needed to achieve

UN forum in Bangkok calls for joint action to improve statistics for achieving the Sustainable General—30 Aug 16

Asia-Pacific policymakers and statisticians convened at a United Nations conference in Bangkok this week to improve statistics for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires

Development cooperation critical for Asia-Pacific countries with special needs to achieve 2030 General—03 Aug 16

New York (ESCAP News) – The translation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into national planning and budgetary processes is particularly important for countries with special needs, stressed the head of the United Nations Economic and

ESCAP and Korea explore innovative financing mechanisms for development at global UN General—28 Jul 16

Senior ministers and representatives from theprivate sector and civil society in Asia and the Pacific affirmed theimportance of enhancing innovative financing sources, modalities andpriorities for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for

Reducing inequality is key to achieving sustainable development in the Pacific, highlights UN General—29 Jun 16

In response to the call of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to "leave no one behind," the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Finance, Government of Fiji, held a national

UN NGO Conference opens with spotlight on global citizenship to achieve 2030 General—17 Jun 16

Gyeongju, Republic of Korea (ESCAP News) -- The 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) / Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference, opened its session in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea today with its gaze fixed firmly on mobilizing

Joint Conference: TUEWAS and SNRD Asia - Breaking down the SDGs - Contributing to Implementing the General—14 Jun 16

The key to the success of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is better joint implementation and linkages between local, regional, and national levels. This is the result of this year's joint conference of two Sector Networks of Deutsche