Tuesday July 23, 2019 16:38

THE UNITED NATIONS Press Releases

Hangzhou#s Liangzhu Archaeological Site joins UNESCO World Heritage Site General—10 Jul 19

China's Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City, located in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, was put on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's World Heritage List as a cultural site on July 6, according to Hangzhou

10 digital solutions for women entrepreneurs win support from United Nations FinTech Innovation Events—28 Jun 19

A crowdfunding platform for women farmers, online marketplaces for women-produced goods and services, and e-wallet enabled lending were among ten of the winning business models which will be co-funded by the United Nations to improve access to finance

Centara Pattaya Hotel invites guests to get involved in World Environment General—19 Jun 19

Centara Pattaya Hotel plans activities to support of The United Nations, which encourages worldwide aware that the protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue, which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development

Inaugural Asia?Pacific Innovation Forum calls for inclusive and collaborative approaches to General—13 Jun 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in partnership with the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, hosted the inaugural Asia?Pacific Innovation Forum in

Vietnamese Artist Painting on Climate Change Grabs Attention at the United Nations Day of Vesak General—04 Jun 19

Chairman of the board of HTD Media Joint Stock Company, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thi Kim Duc presented "Cover of Future" -- a painting featuring the devastating result of climate change, to world leaders at the Vesak celebrations. World leading

Asia-Pacific governments adopt regional actions to fulfil promise of leaving no one behind Nine General—31 May 19

Senior government representatives from across Asia and the Pacific on Friday called for greater efforts to advance equality and empowerment for over four billion people across the region. Over 800 delegates attended the 75th Session of the United Nations

เครือข่าย#นมดีทุกวัยดื่มได้ทุกวัน ผนึกกำลังรณรงค์คนไทยดื่มนมเนื่องในวันดื่มนมโลก2562 ทั่วไป—29 May 19

นางสาวดุจเดือนศศะนาวินรองปลัดกระทรวงเกษตรและสหกรณ์กล่าวในโอกาสเป็นประธานงานแถลงข่าวเปิดตัวเครือข่าย'นมดีทุกวัยดื่มได้ทุกวัน' เนื่องในวันดื่มนมโลก2562 ว่าตามที่องค์การอาหารและเกษตรแห่งสหประชาชาติ(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

More empowerment, inclusion of the disadvantaged in Asia and the Pacific Regional UN policy forum General—27 May 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) opened its 75th session in Bangkok today, with global and regional leaders calling for greater empowerment and inclusion of marginalized groups, if the region is to

UN torture prevention body to visit Sri Lanka General—05 Apr 19

GENEVA — The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture is set to carry out its first visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 12 April to examine the treatment of people deprived of their liberty and the safeguards in place for their protection

Empowering People and Promoting Inclusion and Equality for All Leads to Greater Sustainable Events—01 Apr 19

Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality is critical to realizing sustainable development, said a joint report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development

Photo Release: AIT Students Win 2019 International Day of Forests Debate General—28 Mar 19

A team of three students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has won the 2019 International Day of Forests (2019 IDF) Debate organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 21 March 2019. The AIT team of Sarathanjali

United Nations ESCAP and the Inclusive Business Action Network partner to strengthen the policy General—19 Mar 19

The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) announced a joint initiative today to help governments to enhance the policy environment for inclusive business in

ESCAP-Energy Foundation China sign agreement to boost low carbon and sustainable energy targets in General—14 Jan 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Energy Foundation (EF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their collaboration in promoting sustainable energy for economic development and

United Nations ESCAP Executive Secretary appoints Eminent Persons Advisory General—07 Jan 19

In view of the UN Development System transformation currently underway, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has appointed an Eminent Persons Advisory Group to identify strategic

Photo Release: INTERCONTINENTAL BANGKOK WELCOMES FORMER SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED General—14 Dec 18

Ban Ki-moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations, was given a warm welcome by Thane J. Kuhlman, General Manager of InterContinental Bangkok, during his visit as guest speaker at the conference to officially launch Global Compact Network

Trade to slow in 2019, millions of jobs put at risk by trade conflicts, says new regional UN General—12 Dec 18

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Coinciding with a recent trade truce between the United States and China to usher in dialogue and trade negotiation, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has released a new report

Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection General—30 Nov 18

A new report by the United Nations' regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries across Asia and the Pacific to beef up their spending on people, pointing out how greater investment in social

Asia#s Largest Dairy Producer Yili Announces World#s First Annual Report on Biodiversity General—23 Nov 18

The 14th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity is being held in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt during November 14-29, 2018. Representatives from over 190 contracting states of the Convention on Biodiversity are participating

AIT Joins Hands with UNESCO to Beat Plastic Pollution on World Science General—21 Nov 18

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has joined hands with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to commemorate World Science Day for Peace and Development 2018. Special talks on Beating Plastic Pollution and a

Krabi awarded Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot at Global Forum on Human Settlements General—15 Nov 18

Krabi was awarded the "Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot" at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and

CHILDREN ARE THE STAR GUESTS AT THE UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSAL CHILDRENS DAY CELEBRATION HELD AT General—02 Nov 18

On 17 November, in honour of United Nations Universal Children's Day, InterContinental Bangkok is putting children first and inviting them to enjoy a five-course tasting menu for free at InterContinental Bangkok's Fireplace Grill and Bar, when

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana assumes helm of UNESCAP General—01 Nov 18

Deeper regional cooperation to tackle transboundary challenges while accelerating implementation of Sustainable Development Goals Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Dr Armida Alisjahbana, the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social

29 Thai listed firms granted SET Sustainability Awards 2018 Stcoks—31 Oct 18

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) today grants the "SET Sustainability Awards 2018" to 29 listed companies with outstanding achievement in sustainable business practices in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SET

Global Forum on Human Settlements calls for urban innovation toward achieving SDG 11 and the New General—31 Oct 18

The Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) 2018 concluded today at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok as participants gathered to commemorate World Cities Day. The two-day meeting organized

CFLD#s Dachang Movie Town Wins International Recognition and Selected as Global Model of Properties—31 Oct 18

On October 30, 2018, the 13th annual session of the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), jointly organized by GFHS and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), was held in Bangkok, Thailand. During the

Thai exchange recognized with UN SSE Market Transparency Award Stcoks—26 Oct 18

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has been granted the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Market Transparency Award at the SSE Global Dialogue — a part of the UNCTAD World Investment Forum (WIF) 2018 in Geneva, Switzerland. The UN

Winners of the UN Day Asia-Pacific Contest 2018: The Sustainable Development Goals, My General—24 Oct 18

To mark United Nations Day 2018 held each year on 24 October, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) invited professional and budding photographers from the region to participate in a photo and animated GIF

United Nations chooses leading marketplace builder Arcadier to defeat non-communicable diseases IT—16 Oct 18

Arcadier, a Singapore-headquartered online marketplace builder, has been chosen by the United Nations Office for Project Services' (UNOPS) Defeat-NCD (Non-Communicable Disease) Partnership as the partner for their Defeat-NCD Marketplace. The online

The Body Shop And Cruelty Free International Bring A Record-Breaking 8.3 Million Signatures To The Entertainment—05 Oct 18

Today, on World Animal Day, The Body Shop and Cruelty Free International brought 8.3 million signatures against cosmetic animal testing to the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to create a global framework to end animal testing while advancing

UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand General—04 Oct 18

The Fifth Green Industry Conference opened in Bangkok today, with a strong focus on the opportunities green growth could yield for businesses and emerging economies. Organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together