Headline News Archive November 2016

  • ESCAP is holding a week dedicated to enhance understanding of the key challenges for effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals - ESCAP SDG Week, from 28 November to 2 December 2016. Over the course of five days, ESCAP SDG Week will facilitate dialogue amongst experts on challenges involved in effective implementation of the sustainable development agenda and tools and support available, including through ESCAP, to strengthen peer learning and capacity development to advance progress on the 2030 Agenda. 

  • The Division for Sustainable Development (UN-DESA) in collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and the United Nations Office for Partnerships, is organizing an Expert Group Meeting in the Asia and Pacific region on "Developing Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals in support of the reviews of the High-level Political Forum - Asia and Pacific" on 28 November 2016 at United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Headquarters, Bangkok, Thailand.