• 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, ...

    • Establishing a sustainable mechanism for training in coastal hazards and tsunami risk assessment and management for continuing professional development 

      Arthurton, Russell (UN.ESCAP, 2015-03)

      The overarching goal of this initiative is the establishment of a regional self‐perpetuating fund of knowledge and experience in tsunami risk assessment and preparedness that will promote the implementation of these ...

    • 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, ...
    • SDG 10 : Reduced inequalities : reduce inequality within and among countries 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); International Organization for Migration (IOM); International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Asia-Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism (UNAPRCM) (United Nations, 2019)
      Despite the region’s high and enduring economic growth and significant progress in poverty reduction, the gains have not always benefited those most in need. Growing disparities in income and wealth continue to ...
    • SDG 12 : Responsible consumption and production 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) (UN. ESCAP, 2021-03-26)

      The region has regressed on sustainable consumption and production (SCP) and urgently needs to reverse material consumption and footprint trends to meet the goal, notwithstanding progress on individual targets. Rising ...

    • SDG 13 : Take urgent action to combat climate and its impacts 

      United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); UN.ESCAP; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES); Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) (United Nations, 2019)
      The profile for SDG 13 was developed by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN ...
    • 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 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 5 : Gender equality 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR); United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) (United Nations, 2022)
      Since the adoption of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), good progress has been made towards achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment in Asia and the Pacific. ...
    • SDG 6 : Clean water and sanitation : ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all 

      UN.ESCAP; United Nations Asia-Pacific Regional Coordination Mechanism (UNAPRCM); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); International Labour Organization (ILO); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); United Nations Water (UN-Water) (United Nations, 2018)
      Asia and the Pacific has only 36 percent of the world's water resources, its per capita water availability is the lowest in the world. More than 80 per cent of the wastewater generated in the region’s developing countries ...
    • SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy 

      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 Office for Project Services (UNOPS); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2023-02)

      Across the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the greatest progress made in the Asia-Pacific region has been towards Goal 7. There has been considerable success in providing electricity access to urban and rural ...

    • 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 ...