Recent Submissions

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Brunei Darussalam 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Brunei Darussalam shows a particularly high internet penetration rate (98%) and a large proportion of e-commerce users (72%). In addition, the density of B2C marketplaces is particularly high with a total of 65 e-commerce ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Viet Nam 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Viet Nam shows a moderate internet penetration rate (79%) and a sizeable proportion of its population purchases goods online (59%). Nevertheless, the density of B2C marketplaces is relatively low with a total of 219 B2C ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Thailand 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Thailand shows a high internet penetration rate (88%) and a commendable proportion of its population purchases goods online (55%). Nevertheless, the density of B2C marketplaces is relatively low with a total of 213 B2C ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Singapore 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Singapore shows a particularly high internet penetration rate (96%) and a sizeable proportion of e-commerce users (62%). In addition. the density of B2C marketplaces is in the middle range with a total of 191 ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in the Republic of Korea 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    The Republic of Korea shows a particularly high internet penetration rate (97%) and a large proportion of e-commerce users (77%). Nevertheless, the density of B2C marketplaces is in the middle range with a total of 173 ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in the Philippines 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    The Philippines shows a low internet penetration rate (56%) and a moderate proportion of its population purchases goods online (41%). In addition, the density of B2C marketplaces is particularly low with a total of 163 ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Mongolia 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Mongolia shows a significant internet penetration rate (98%) and a moderate proportion of its population purchases goods online (42%). In addition, the density of B2C marketplaces is relatively high with 66 B2C marketplaces ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Malaysia 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Malaysia shows a particularly high internet penetration rate (97%) and a moderate proportion of its population purchases goods online (46%). In addition, the density of B2C marketplaces is middle ranging with 176 B2C ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Lao People's Democratic Republic 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Lao P.D.R. shows a moderate internet penetration rate (76%) and a limited proportion of its population purchases goods online (10%). Nevertheless, the density of B2C marketplaces is relatively high with a total of 53 ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Indonesia 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Indonesia shows a moderate internet penetration rate (66%) and a large proportion of its population purchases goods online (65%). Nevertheless, the density of B2C marketplaces is particularly low with a total of 155 ...

  • The landscape of B2C e-commerce marketplaces in Cambodia 

    UN.ESCAP; Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-27)

    Cambodia shows a moderate internet penetration rate (68%) and a particularly low level of participation in online shopping (4%). In addition, the density of B2C marketplaces is middle ranging with 85 e-commerce websites ...

  • SDG 2: Zero hunger 

    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 Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) (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 13: Climate action 

    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 Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-15)

    Climate action in the Asia-Pacific region faces significant challenges. Efforts to update Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) fall short of the ambitious targets needed to limit global warming to 1.5°C and ...

  • SDG 17 : Partnership for the goals 

    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 Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02-15)

    Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 focuses on strengthening the means of implementation and revitalizing global partnerships for sustainable development. SDG17 plays a pivotal role in realizing the other 16 SDGs, ...

  • Pathways to sustainable development : the nexus of transport, energy, and urban planning in Asia and the Pacific 

    UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2024-02)

    The policy brief on Pathways to Sustainable Development: The Nexus of Transport, Energy, and Urban Planning in Asia and the Pacific emphasizes the intertwined relationship between urban planning, energy, and transportation, ...

  • 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 16 : Peace, justice and strong institutions: promote peaceful and inclusive societies 

    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 Environment Programme (UNEP); United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS); United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC); United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) (UN. ESCAP, 2024)

    SDG 16 highlights the need for peaceful societies, access to justice and effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Its realization is essential for achieving all SDGs, for fulfilling the aim of ...

  • Assessment of Seventh Asian and Pacific Population Conference, 15-17 November 2023 

    UN.ESCAP (UN.ESCAP, 2023-11)
    The Seventh Asian and Pacific Population Conference, organized in partnership with UNFPA, successfully addressed relevant issues, was effective in enhancing knowledge and promoting cooperation, and was efficiently ...
  • Voluntary national review brief : Samoa MICS 2019 

    UN.ESCAP (United Nations, 2024-01-15)

    Leave no one behind (LNOB) is the central, transformative promise of the2030 Agendafor Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals. Samoa has nearly achieved universal access to basic services such as ...

View more