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Green growth, resources and resilience : environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific, 2012
(United Nations, 2012)
While regional countries are driving the global "green growth" agenda, policymakers are facing a new economic reality and heightened uncertainty. The challenge of eco-efficient economic growth and inclusive resource use ...
Services and global value chains : the Asia-Pacific reality
(United Nations, 2017)
The study on 'Services and Global Value Chains: Asia-Pacific reality' reviews the facts and issues related to the roles of services in global value chains. It provides the framework to understand and assess the linkages ...
The role of Asia and the Pacific in global governance and multilateralism
(United Nations, 2018)
<p>Since the second half of the 20th century, globalization -- supported by multilateral frameworks and institutions -- has facilitated economic growth and reduced poverty through increased trade and capital flows, and the ...
Improving employment opportunities in Pacific Island developing countries
(United Nations, 2007)
Owing to demographic changes in Pacific island developing countries and territories, an increasing number of people are entering the labour market in these countries. In order to ensure that new entrants into the labour ...
Globalization of production and the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia and the Pacific : trends and prospects
(United Nations, 2009)
The principal aim of this publication is to fill a perceived gap in policy-related research and understanding of the development of the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector in the Asia-Pacific region, in the ...
Energy security and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific
(United Nations, 2008)
Over the past few years, energy security and sustainable development have moved up the global agenda. There are two main reasons for this: first, the impact of high and often volatile energy prices; second, concerns over ...
Environmental change through participation : a closer look at how inclusive engagement can achieve environmental outcomes
(United Nations, 2019)
Environment-related sustainable development goals have shown the least progress across Asia-Pacific countries. In tandem, regional reports, civil society and the news call attention to the increased vulnerability and ...
Towards a sustainable future : energy connectivity in Asia and the Pacific
(United Nations, 2016)
<p></p> At the sixty-eighth session of the Commission, in 2012, the Bangkok Declaration on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific was endorsed, which promoted a comprehensive view of regional ...
Valuing waste, transforming cities
(United Nations, 2015)
A waste crisis is emerging in the Asia and Pacific region, fuelled by rising quantities of waste, on the one hand, and poor regulation and management, on the other. This crisis threatens to overwhelm the resources and ...
Report of the workshop : workshop on the social integration and rights of older persons in the Asia-Pacific region (Bangkok, 30 September - 2 October 2014)
(United Nations, 2014)
This final report comes from the Workshop on the Social Integration and the Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific Region.