Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific


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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among states in Asia, Oceania and the South Pacific. The United States and several European countries also participate. It was founded in 1947.
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The UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) presents this report that discussing the status quo of infrastructure in countries in that region.
This training guide, which is set up in a series of four booklets intended to train adults engaged in intervention, was developed by the Health and Development Section of the Emerging Social Issues Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations.
Kim Hak-Su, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), who is acting in his personal capacity as chairperson of the regional judging committee for Samsung DigitAll Hope 2003.
Mushahidullha Khan said the report released last week by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) itself highlights that the growth potential of Asia-Pacific developing countries, together which are home to the 743 million extremely poor people, is being held back by infrastructure shortages, while existing infrastructures are prone to the escalating number of natural disasters.
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