Monday November 18, 2019 05:58

THE UNITED NATIONS Press Releases

UN committee opens with call for strengthened regional tax cooperation in Stcoks—06 Nov 19

The Second Session of the Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development opened today at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) with high-level officials underscoring the

Press Conference by the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, 3 November 2019, General—04 Nov 19

The United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, will hold a press conference following the 10th ASEAN-UN summit on Sunday 3rd November. The briefing is scheduled to take place directly after the summit at 15:00 in Media Holding Room at the

UN Climate Finance Sustainable Investing Conference 2019 examines 6 topics oriented towards SDGs Events—30 Oct 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), in partnership with the World Green Organisation (WGO), organized the "UN Climate Finance & Sustainable Investing Conference 2019" from 17th to 18th October, 2019

Photo Release: TAT together with Expedia Group and UNESCO launch Sustainable Tourism Lifestyle—28 Oct 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with the Expedia Group and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), are launching a global sustainable tourism initiative, The UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge (the

The UAE Calls for Innovative Ideas in Finding Solutions to Global Food Security General—24 Oct 19

UAE Minister for State for Food Security reveals the country's plans to address global food security challenges through the "FoodTech Challenge" On the occasion of World Food Day, marked at the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome,

Thai Union Ranked No. 1 on Inaugural Seafood Stewardship Index for Contribution to UN Sustainable Events—24 Oct 19

Thai Union Group PCL has been ranked number one on the inaugural Seafood Stewardship Index (SSI), which assessed the contribution of the world's 30 largest seafood companies to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Thai Union

Xinhua Silk Road: Central China#s Chenzhou holds conference to foster national innovation General—09 Oct 19

Chenzhou City in central China's Hunan Province recently held a conference to boost the construction of the national innovation demonstration zone for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations in the city. Approved

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of Events—01 Oct 19

The Thai Contractors Association under H.M. the King's Patronage celebrates the 90th anniversary of its contributions to the holistic development of the construction industry of Thailand. The association organises the seminar entitled "Future

Thailand and Germany push global knowledge exchange to rethink Circular Stcoks—01 Oct 19

The Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) organised the "Reduce! Rethinking the Circular Economy: A global knowledge exchange on Sustainable Development

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of Events—30 Sep 19

The Thai Contractors Association enters its 10th decade of services with its positive outlook of the Thai construction industry Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations Aiming to develop human resources' potential, governmental

Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc. to sponsor the SDG Business Forum at the United Nations Headquarters General—25 Sep 19

Kaneka Americas Holding, Inc. is proud to announce that it will be one of only five sponsors of the 4th SDG Business Forum* taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 25th, 2019. The Business Forum provides a unique

พิธีลงนามบันทึกความเข้าใจ (MOU) ระหว่างสำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลังและ UNICEF ทั่วไป—19 Sep 19

นายลวรณ แสงสนิท ผู้อำนวยการสำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลัง เปิดเผยว่า ในวันที่ 19 กันยายน 2562 สำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลัง (สศค.) ได้มีการลงนามบันทึกความเข้าใจ (Memorandum of Understanding : MOU) ระหว่าง สศค. และองค์การทุนเพื่อเด็กแห่งสหประชาชาติ (The United Nations

A KILO OF KINDNESS IN HUA HIN General—17 Sep 19

Now in its fifth year, the 'Kilo of Kindness' campaign which honours the United Nations International Day of Charity. As a part of Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts, Moevenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin called on guests and hotel team members to

Ontario Teachers# congratulates COO Rosemarie McClean on being appointed CEO of the United Nations Stcoks—27 Aug 19

Ron Mock, President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') today announced that Rosemarie McClean, Chief Operating Officer, Enterprise Operations, is leaving at the end of 2019 to become CEO of the United Nations Joint Staff

Movenpick Hotels Resorts Launches Its 2019 #Kilo of Kindness - Charity Campaign Sends out Global General—26 Aug 19

Movenpick Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok is lending a hand to people in need with the launch of its 2019 'Kilo of Kindness' global charity campaign. Now in its fifth year, the 'Kilo of Kindness' campaign which honours the United Nations International Day of

Blue Carbon Society and UNDP team up on a #masterplan for Phetchaburis mangroves and its coastal General—26 Aug 19

Blue Carbon Society (BCS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) to develop a masterplan to sustainably nurture 24 km2 of mangroves in the western

Children Learn to Become Global Leaders at the 2019 Eye Level Model United Nations General—13 Aug 19

Eye Level, a global leader in educational services, together with the United Nations, the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Save the Children Korea, hosted the Eye Level MUN (Model UN) Camp from August 6th through 11th, 2019. 98 students

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