THE UNITED NATIONS Press Releases http://www.thailand4.com/theunitednations/ UN torture prevention body to visit Sri Lanka 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 th-TH Sun, 26 May 2019 8:31:52 +0700 Empowering People and Promoting Inclusion and Equality for All Leads to Greater Sustainable Development http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-04-01/da7f55159ddbd9a6a0ba86c765e58820/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.evnt/2019-04-01/da7f55159ddbd9a6a0ba86c765e58820/ Mon, 01 Apr 2019 15:41:28 +0700 Photo Release: AIT Students Win 2019 International Day of Forests Debate http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-03-28/e8a8115079a897302880231e0205a611/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-03-28/e8a8115079a897302880231e0205a611/ Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:41:02 +0700 United Nations ESCAP and the Inclusive Business Action Network partner to strengthen the policy environment for inclusive businesses in South-East Asia http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-03-19/3ef5cf52fc230dc8b15d3b2f68235e45/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-03-19/3ef5cf52fc230dc8b15d3b2f68235e45/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:36:00 +0700 ESCAP-Energy Foundation China sign agreement to boost low carbon and sustainable energy targets in region http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-01-14/e312d4179b37cc674e4f95e055cd59a9/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-01-14/e312d4179b37cc674e4f95e055cd59a9/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:23:53 +0700 United Nations ESCAP Executive Secretary appoints Eminent Persons Advisory Group http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-01-07/7838af11b951971239c00fdede481b8c/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2019-01-07/7838af11b951971239c00fdede481b8c/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 14:48:45 +0700 Photo Release: INTERCONTINENTAL BANGKOK WELCOMES FORMER SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-12-14/b778297d71605095642e69055ab3dd0c/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-12-14/b778297d71605095642e69055ab3dd0c/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:46:29 +0700 Trade to slow in 2019, millions of jobs put at risk by trade conflicts, says new regional UN report http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-12-12/343b919f811553a6312ee273c4c5b56b/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-12-12/343b919f811553a6312ee273c4c5b56b/ Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:46:10 +0700 Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-30/508331c7cf70d7ccf0b0a4778d36cef2/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-30/508331c7cf70d7ccf0b0a4778d36cef2/ Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:33:56 +0700 Asia#s Largest Dairy Producer Yili Announces World#s First Annual Report on Biodiversity Protection http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-23/6c6c19dbfaa8292bf996ba7ac3a6c49d/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-23/6c6c19dbfaa8292bf996ba7ac3a6c49d/ Fri, 23 Nov 2018 9:20:00 +0700 AIT Joins Hands with UNESCO to Beat Plastic Pollution on World Science Day http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-21/ff3eb29a67029abf439e42a848927744/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-21/ff3eb29a67029abf439e42a848927744/ Wed, 21 Nov 2018 9:10:43 +0700 Krabi awarded Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot at Global Forum on Human Settlements 2018 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-15/581826afa61dda6da6b3f29c075901c1/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-15/581826afa61dda6da6b3f29c075901c1/ Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:44:19 +0700 CHILDREN ARE THE STAR GUESTS AT THE UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSAL CHILDRENS DAY CELEBRATION HELD AT INTERCONTINENTAL BANGKOK http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-02/8e80b2c40009c5b288a80149a6e0b2a6/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-02/8e80b2c40009c5b288a80149a6e0b2a6/ Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:27:09 +0700 Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana assumes helm of UNESCAP http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-01/5bac6d9e6fcdc11e1abe41a6ae39abe0/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-11-01/5bac6d9e6fcdc11e1abe41a6ae39abe0/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:32:16 +0700 29 Thai listed firms granted SET Sustainability Awards 2018 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-10-31/0caa55b83f1ac61f293455d509edace2/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-10-31/0caa55b83f1ac61f293455d509edace2/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:35:11 +0700 Global Forum on Human Settlements calls for urban innovation toward achieving SDG 11 and the New Urban Agenda http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-31/a4fab0e36b362f41d960bcc1c865b70c/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-31/a4fab0e36b362f41d960bcc1c865b70c/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:19:41 +0700 CFLD#s Dachang Movie Town Wins International Recognition and Selected as Global Model of Characteristic Town http://www.thailand4.com/.prop/2018-10-31/3033255a74a6da99e6d2e4eea9d9e00b/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.prop/2018-10-31/3033255a74a6da99e6d2e4eea9d9e00b/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:56:01 +0700 Thai exchange recognized with UN SSE Market Transparency Award http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-10-26/9176e02093e90e9d07efdfd0cf8c2ed6/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-10-26/9176e02093e90e9d07efdfd0cf8c2ed6/ Fri, 26 Oct 2018 9:33:42 +0700 Winners of the UN Day Asia-Pacific Contest 2018: The Sustainable Development Goals, My Way http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-24/a58532e9b0421353addbd276bc699168/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-24/a58532e9b0421353addbd276bc699168/ Wed, 24 Oct 2018 18:36:52 +0700 United Nations chooses leading marketplace builder Arcadier to defeat non-communicable diseases around the world http://www.thailand4.com/.it/2018-10-16/08efd9be629d4f88f8811644f2331698/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.it/2018-10-16/08efd9be629d4f88f8811644f2331698/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 8:38:38 +0700 The Body Shop And Cruelty Free International Bring A Record-Breaking 8.3 Million Signatures To The United Nations To End Cosmetic Animal Testing Globally http://www.thailand4.com/.ent/2018-10-05/f13b1e252da179eade1a4ad5d6fb489b/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.ent/2018-10-05/f13b1e252da179eade1a4ad5d6fb489b/ Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:26:49 +0700 UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-04/c12f0296a586d0e0a352c74e1a893ed2/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-04/c12f0296a586d0e0a352c74e1a893ed2/ Thu, 04 Oct 2018 9:26:55 +0700 New initiative to advance womens entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General Assembly http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-01/98a61400069ebd2ea47f4fd3b414f554/ A new initiative to advance women#s entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York today, by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-10-01/98a61400069ebd2ea47f4fd3b414f554/ Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:02:05 +0700 5th United Nations Conference on Green Industry 3 - 5 October 2018 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-28/d46692392a5961881471c0f0937a659e/ 5th Green Industry Conference, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of Thailand, takes place from 3 - 5 October http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-28/d46692392a5961881471c0f0937a659e/ Fri, 28 Sep 2018 16:45:05 +0700 African Leaders, the World Bank Group, and partners catalyze action to ensure that everyone in Africa has a digital identity by 2030 http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/1de7cb132ad654e629eabc336abf6a06/ NEW YORK, September 25th, 2018 - African leaders, the World Bank Group, the United Nations, and other development partners met today on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly for the African Leaders Roundtable on Identification for Development to http://www.thailand4.com/.fin/2018-09-26/1de7cb132ad654e629eabc336abf6a06/ Wed, 26 Sep 2018 9:15:59 +0700 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation 1st Arab Organisation Named #Knowledge Partner# by UN http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-24/e9a380cbd109bb2b878d6d3a5fb399a2/ The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has honoured the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) as a Knowledge Partner on the sidelines of the General Assembly#s meeting in New York City. To view the Multimedia News Release, http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-24/e9a380cbd109bb2b878d6d3a5fb399a2/ Mon, 24 Sep 2018 8:36:25 +0700 SPECA at 20: Strengthening the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia to deliver on the 2030 Agenda http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-21/d6393a05c3f8d429eab7565e1e702919/ 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, http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-21/d6393a05c3f8d429eab7565e1e702919/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:39:19 +0700 Yili Upgrades Public Welfare Efforts to Facilitate the United Nations SDGs http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-06/42ee5263f390f3b4de4073a6d456e555/ On September 5th, theYili Nutrition 2020 strategic upgrade for the public welfare ceremony was successfully held in Liangshan, Sichuan Province, focusing on improving the nutrition of people in poverty-stricken areas, realizing targeted poverty http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-06/42ee5263f390f3b4de4073a6d456e555/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 8:45:30 +0700 Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok joins 2018 #Kilo of Kindness global charity drive to help local communities in need http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-03/5e2705dbcca220d9ea1419f1ef523b1d/ Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok is helping local people in need as part of the 2018 #Kilo of Kindness# global charity campaign. Launched by Moevenpick Hotels Resorts in 2015, the highly-successful initiative, which honours the United Nations http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-03/5e2705dbcca220d9ea1419f1ef523b1d/ Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:25:54 +0700 ESCAP-UN Climate Change partnership to strengthen climate action in Asia-Pacific http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-03/81f9ca7bdc17e017d9a4484d5b7a105e/ 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 http://www.thailand4.com/.gen/2018-09-03/81f9ca7bdc17e017d9a4484d5b7a105e/ Mon, 03 Sep 2018 9:53:59 +0700