Friday June 21, 2019 04:55

UNITED NATIONS Press Releases

Centara Pattaya Hotel invites guests to get involved in World Environment Day 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 technology that leave no one behind General—13 Jun 19

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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 Tehran, with global and regional leaders calling for inclusive and collaborative approaches to technology that leave no one behind.

In her opening statement, UN Under?Secretary?General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, Ms. Armida Alisjahbana, highlighted that although technology has been heralded as a key means of implementation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as the Fourth Industrial Revolution evolves, the wave of optimism surrounding the transformative potential of technology has been tempered by concerns about potential negative impacts such as widening technological inequality. "While the Asia?Pacific region is home to some of the most innovative countries in the world, it is also home to some of the most technologically deprived. It will be critical for countries to work together so that no one is left behind" said Ms. Alisjahbana.

The Forum emphasized the importance of science, technology and innovation (STI) and its key role as the most transformative means of implementing the SDGs; called on the United Nations and other international

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

Carbon Capture on the Clean Energy Agenda for World Ministers General—29 May 19

Touted by United Nations[1] as a necessary and ready-to-go technology in the urgency to mitigate climate change, carbon capture and storage (CCS or CCUS) will be widely profiled and discussed at this week's Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM). CEM is a global

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

Alibaba#s Jack Ma Reappointed as UN SDG Advocate Events—14 May 19

We're pleased to announce that United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has reappointed Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma to the U.N.'s panel of Sustainable Development Goals Advocates. Jack first joined the esteemed group of 17

Eye Level ชวนเด็กๆ เข้าค่าย Eye Level Model United Nations Camp ที่เกาหลี ทั่วไป—09 May 19

Eye Level ผู้ให้บริการทางการศึกษาชั้นนำระดับโลก เปิดรับสมัครเด็กๆ จากทั่วโลกเข้าร่วมค่าย Eye Level Model United Nations (MUN) Camp ประจำปี 2562 ระหว่างวันที่ 6-11 สิงหาคม ณ ประเทศเกาหลีใต้ โครงการนี้เป็นความร่วมมือระหว่าง Eye Level องค์การสหประชาชาติ

Children Learn to Become World Citizens at the 2019 Eye Level Model United Nations Camp in South General—09 May 19

Registration for this year's Eye Level Model United Nations (MUN) camp, which will take place from August 6 to August 11 in South Korea, is now open to children all over the world. This special event is a partnership between Eye Level, a global leader in

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

Top United Nations Automotive Working Group for Automated Vehicle Validation to Meet at the 2019 Automotive—20 Mar 19

- Group will hold meetings prior to show's MobilityTalks International(R) Global Conference and SAE National Government Meeting More than 50 representatives from 40 countries around the world, all focused on automated vehicles and part of a United

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

ประเทศไทยได้รับเกียรติบัตรจาก WHO 3 ปีซ้อน ในการยุติการถ่ายทอดเชื้อเอชไอวีและซิฟิลิสจากแม่สู่ลูก สุขภาพ—12 Mar 19

กรมความร่วมมือระหว่างประเทศ (TICA) กระทรวงการต่างประเทศ ร่วมกับกรมอนามัย กระทรวงสาธารณสุข และกองทุนเพื่อเด็กแห่งสหประชาชาติ (United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF) ประจำประเทศไทย

Chemical Industry Contributes $5.7 Trillion to Global GDP and Supports 120 Million Jobs, New Report Stcoks—11 Mar 19

In conjunction with the beginning of the Fourth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), today the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) released an analysis of the chemical industry's contributions to the global economy: The Global

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

Ban Ki-moon attends launch of Global Compact Network Thailand, setting off private-sector Events—14 Dec 18

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has recently visited Thailand to celebrate the official launch of Global Compact Network Thailand (GCNT) along with more than 500 business representatives from all manner of private industries. The

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-Pacific gathers to take stock of ambitious development targets General—26 Nov 18

Senior government officials, United Nations representatives and civil society from across Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bangkok on Monday for the start of the Midterm Review of the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and

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