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ESCAP SDG WEEK: Innovation - Integration - Inclusiveness. Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific has made impressive progress towards achieving a number of sustainable development goals including poverty alleviation, education and economic growth. At the same time, the region needs to accelerate concerted efforts across all sectors to achieve the SDGs by 2030...

1 Dec 2017

Regional Expert Consultation on Scoping Study for the SDG Help Desk

ESCAP has been tasked to establish a Sustainable Development Goals Help Desk (SDG Help Desk) to support policy makers from member States in the Asia-Pacific region with tools, methodologies and opportunities for sharing best practices on developing effective strategies, policies and institutional mechanisms for implementation of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the SDGs. The SDG Help Desk is designed to serve as the primary modality for coordinating ESCAP’s support to member States in specific priority areas such as integration of the SDGs in national planning, stakeholder engagement, effective follow-up and review, and building partnerships for SDG implementation...

17 Oct 2017

Regional Seminar on Innovative Climate Finance Instruments for Financial Institutions

Through a-three year regional project, the United Nations ESCAP is organizing a “Regional Seminar on Innovative Climate Finance Instruments for Financial Institutions” at the United Nations Conference Centre on 19-20 June in Bangkok, Thailand. The seminar will create a dialogue space for national partners and champions (Central Banks, ministerial focal points, thought-leaders) for low-carbon climate resilient development from the beneficiary countries including Fiji, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka to meet and discuss with climate champions from other regional countries and global and regional experts on issues related to development and promotion of innovative climate finance instruments...

20 Jun 2017