• Asia-Pacific migration report 2015 : migrants' contributions to development 

      UN.ESCAP; International Organization for Migration (IOM); International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); World Health Organization (WHO); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) (United Nations, 2015)
      The Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2015: Migrants' Contributions to Development, produced by the Asia-Pacific Regional Thematic Working Group on International Migration, including Human Trafficking, provides an insight into ...
    • Early intervention and quality education of children with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (United Nations, 2021)

      In line with Goal 5 of the Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real” for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific, this policy paper aims to take stock of trends, good practices, lessons learned, ...

    • ICT for transformation and resilience : report of the side event of the Asia-Pacific Forum for sustainable development 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT); International Telecommunication Union (ITU); United Nations Volunteers (UNV) (United Nations, 2018)
      In the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, frontier technologies are transforming not only our daily lives but also the planet`s development tragectory. The revolution is driven by innovations in artificial intelligence, ...
    • Innovations for civil registration and vital statistics in Asia and the Pacific 

      United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); UN.ESCAP; World Health Organization (WHO); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (UN.ESCAP, 2014)

      An effective Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system helps secure a person’s legal identity, tracks the major events of an ...

    • SDG 10: Reduce inequalities 

      UN.ESCAP; International Organization for Migration (IOM); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (UN. ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      Disparities in income and wealth continue to persist in the Asia-Pacific region, and are expected to widen, in part owing to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These disparities are strongly linked to other development gaps, ...

    • SDG 16 : Peace and justice 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (UN.ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      SDG16 sets the framework for peace, justice for all, and strong institutions, which are fundamental for accelerating progress of all other SDGs. As such SDG16 is an enabler for achieving the 2030 Agenda as a whole and ...

    • SDG 16 : Peace, justice and strong institutions : promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) (United Nations, 2019)
      SDG 16 provides the framework for peace, justice for all, and strong institutions – which are fundamental for accelerating progress of other SDGs, and for achieving the overall objective of leaving no one behind. In ...
    • SDG 1: No poverty 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) (UN. ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      The concept of poverty evolved over time. It encompasses not only low income and consumption but also low achievement in various non-income dimensions including education, health, nutrition, and other areas of human ...

    • SDG 1: No poverty 

      UN.ESCAP; International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-14)

      The 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development aims to end poverty in all forms, including income and non-income dimensions such as health, education and nutrition, without leaving anyone behind. This profile revisits SDG ...

    • SDG 2 : Zero hunger 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) (UN.ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      COVID 19 has revealed the lingering weakness and inequalities in people’s access to adequate food and nutrition. The UN report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the Asia and Pacific region for 2020 ...

    • SDG 2: Zero hunger 

      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); UN.ESCAP; United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-15)

      Food systems face numerous multidimensional threats, including conflicts, climate change and price and supply shocks. These challenges hinder progress in human health and security, poverty, inequality, and development ...

    • SDG 3 : Good health and well-being 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); World Health Organization (WHO); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Volunteers (UNV); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (UN. ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      Remarkable gains have been made in many health outcomes in the Asia and Pacific region in recent years, particularly in the area of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and for few ...

    • SDG 4 : Quality education 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) (United Nations, 2022)
      Access to and participation in education continue to increase in the Asia-Pacific region. Challenges remain, however, in the delivery of quality education at every level. The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened to reverse ...
    • SDG 6 : Clean water and sanitation 

      Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2023-02)

      The Asia-Pacific region has made considerable progress on improving economic and social welfare over the last decade. Water resources have contributed greatly to this transformation through water and sanitation hygiene ...

    • Situation report on international migration in East and South-East Asia : regional thematic working group on international migration including human trafficking 

      UN.ESCAP; International Organization for Migration (IOM); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) (United Nations, 2008)
      Cross-border movements of people within East and South-East Asia have risen with rapidity, much of them driven by the prospect for gainful employment. Although there has been a growing number of articles and publications ...
    • Social protection responses to COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific : the story so far and future considerations 

      UN.ESCAP; International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR) (United Nations, 2020)
      The COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally shaken societies and economies across the Asia-Pacific region and the world. As some countries begin to enter what is likely to be a long recovery phase, this note, result of a ...