Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop Business

Ocean accounting helps study sea’s value: workshop

Ocean accounting, which is built based on the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA), helps experts and policy-makers evaluate the actual contribution the seas make to the economy, heard a workshop held in Hanoi on October 11.
Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia World

Study predicts more severe droughts in Southeast Asia

Future scenarios of drought in many parts of Southeast Asia may become more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam attends ESCAP’s 74th session in Bangkok Politics

Vietnam attends ESCAP’s 74th session in Bangkok

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc has led a Vietnamese delegation to the 74th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), which is taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 11-16.
Thailand hosts ASEAN High-Level Brainstorming Dialogue ASEAN

Thailand hosts ASEAN High-Level Brainstorming Dialogue

Representatives of ASEAN member nations are meeting in Bangkok for the second round of the High-Level Brainstorming Dialogue (HLBD) on Enhancing Complementarities between the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast Society

Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast

Participants to a conference in Hanoi on February 26-27 agreed on the need for countries worldwide in general and Vietnam in particular to enhance weather forecast capacity by embracing new technology.
Building on seventy years of ESCAP’s success World

Building on seventy years of ESCAP’s success

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP Shamshad Akhtar argues that the organisation's 70th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on the Commission's achievements, challenges.
Hanoi Declaration of 7th ACMECS Summit issued Politics

Hanoi Declaration of 7th ACMECS Summit issued

The 7th Ayeyawady – Chao Phraya – Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) Summit adopted the Declaration on the “Towards a Dynamic and Prosperous Mekong Subregion” in Hanoi on October 26.