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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Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) told the Media Leaders' Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility and Climate Change: "Media and Multi-Sector Partnerships in Achieving Positive Social Change."
Seetharam, a specialist on population and development strategies at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP).
The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Unescap) expects the Philippine economy to grow by 6.5 per cent this year despite slowing growth across the region amid trade tensions between the US and China.
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP or ESCAP), located in the United Nations Building in Rajadamnern Nok Avenue in Bangkok, Thailand, is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations Economic and Social Council, under the administrative direction of the United Nations headquarters.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman NDMA Pakistan General Lieutenant Omer Mahmood Hayat, unanimously elected as Chair of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) committee on Disaster Risk Reduction, in Bangkok, Kingdom of Thailand.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- The 4th regional meeting of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) has kicked off in Iranian capital city of Tehran.
Mushahidullha Khan said the report released last week by the United Nations' Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) said 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.
Hosted by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the Asian Development Bank, the Forum held meaningful discussions between trade partners of the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on economic opportunities and breaking trade barriers.
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