ASEAN, China, UNDP introduce report on SDGs financing ASEAN

ASEAN, China, UNDP introduce report on SDGs financing

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China and UN Development Programme (UNDP) introduced a joint report on 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) financing in ASEAN during a meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 17.​
Role of livestock in achieving SDGs in spotlight Business

Role of livestock in achieving SDGs in spotlight

Experts and policy-makers from eight Southeast Asian countries gathered in a workshop on “The Role of Livestock in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia” in Hanoi on November 16.
ECOSOC adopts statement on poverty alleviation World

ECOSOC adopts statement on poverty alleviation

The ECOSOC has concluded its 2017 High-level Segment by approving a minister-level statement on commitments of participating countries to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Vietnam highlights UNCLOS’s role in Goal 14 realisation Politics

Vietnam highlights UNCLOS’s role in Goal 14 realisation

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy delivered a speech on the third day of the UN Ocean Conference in New York on June 7, stressing that the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a legal basis for the realisation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.
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.
Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response Environment

Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) symposium for Asia-Pacific wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, calling on legislatures to take stronger actions to cope with climate change, via promoting their legislative and supervisory role and increasing regional and international cooperation.