Wednesday January 23, 2019 08:57

ESCAP Press Releases

ESCAP-Energy Foundation China sign agreement to boost low carbon and sustainable energy targets in General—14 Jan 19

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Energy Foundation (EF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their collaboration in promoting sustainable energy for economic development and


CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok invites guests to escape to the serenity the riverside with the "River Escape" treatment for a perfect day of pampering by an experienced therapist. The "River Escape" journey begins with a 30-minute detoxifying

Escape with Dusit แพ็คเกจที่พักราคาพิเศษ พร้อมฟรีอาหารเช้าและมื้อค่ำ ที่โรงแรมดุสิตดีทู ทั่วไป—09 Jan 19

"แพ็คเกจห้องพัก – Escape with Dusit" โรงแรมดุสิตดีทู เชียงใหม่ ขอมอบสิทธิประโยชน์ที่มาพร้อมกับข้อเสนอสุดพิเศษกับ "หลบหลีกความวุ่นวายไปผ่อนคลายกับดุสิต" แพ็คเกจห้องพักในราคาสุดพิเศษรวมบริการอาหารเช้าสำหรับผู้ใหญ่สำหรับ 2 ท่านและเด็ก 2 ท่าน

United Nations ESCAP Executive Secretary appoints Eminent Persons Advisory General—07 Jan 19

In view of the UN Development System transformation currently underway, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has appointed an Eminent Persons Advisory Group to identify strategic

Indorama Ventures to Acquire PET Recycling Capabilities from Custom Polymers PET, LLC in Events—24 Dec 18

- Enhances capability to drive closed loop sustainable solutions and embraces the Circular Economy - Expands IVL's capabilities in rPET flake and pellets to serve increasing demand for rPET - Enhances supply chain synergies for IVL's recycled resin

สวทน ร่วมมือ เอสแคป และ กูเกิล เปิดตัวเครือข่าย AI for Social Good ไอที—14 Dec 18

สำนักงานคณะกรรมการนโยบายวิทยาศาสตร์ เทคโนโลยีและนวัตกรรมแห่งชาติ (สวทน.) ร่วมกับ คณะกรรมาธิการเศรษฐกิจและสังคมแห่งสหประชาชาติ สำหรับเอเชียและแปซิฟิก หรือ เอสแคป (ESCAP) และกูเกิล (Google) จัดการประชุมสุดยอดว่าด้วยผลกระทบทางสังคมของปัญญาประดิษฐ์ หรือ AI

Trade to slow in 2019, millions of jobs put at risk by trade conflicts, says new regional UN General—12 Dec 18

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Coinciding with a recent trade truce between the United States and China to usher in dialogue and trade negotiation, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has released a new report

Southeast Asia bourses show strong performance in 2018 even as companies in region look beyond General—06 Dec 18

- Companies in the region have more options and are increasingly exploring overseas listing - Singapore's capital market experienced a slowdown in 2018, compared to 2017 Capital markets across Southeast Asia have performed well, having produced 135

Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection General—30 Nov 18

A new report by the United Nations' regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries across Asia and the Pacific to beef up their spending on people, pointing out how greater investment in social

Asia-Pacific countries recommit to building more inclusive, equitable General—29 Nov 18

Bangkok (ESCAP News) -- Senior officials representing governments from across Asia and the Pacific today recommitted their countries to putting people and their rights at the heart of development, noting that gender equality, sexual and reproductive

Regional UN meeting calls for nature-based solutions to tackle growing environmental General—23 Nov 18

Countries in Asia and the Pacific have been urged to transition towards a more circular economy, where materials are reused, re-manufactured or recycled, and take more innovative actions to address some of the most pressing environmental challenges faced

Five unique holiday stays in Thailand Agodas list of quirky themed hotels for a memorable Lifestyle—22 Nov 18

While all hotels aim to help travelers escape from their daily grind, some take it to the next level by creating environments that fully immerse you in a concept, era or even a different world! Whether you want to be a cowboy for a day, get a bird's eye

Asia-Pacific countries strengthen regional transport connectivity to drive sustainable General—21 Nov 18

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – Countries in the region today reinforced their commitment to implement the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, Phase I (2017 – 2020). The Programme was adopted by

Krabi awarded Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot at Global Forum on Human Settlements General—15 Nov 18

Krabi was awarded the "Global Low-Carbon Ecological Scenic Spot" at the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements and Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards ceremony held on 30-31 October, 2018, at the United Nations Economic and

Global Thai Restaurant Group Mango Tree Pilots Brand Refresh In Manila Ahead of Worldwide Roll General—14 Nov 18

Refresh includes significant design changes to its flagship restaurant in the Philippines capital and new menu concept appealing to 'Purists' and 'Adventurers' as the company eyes accelerated growth across the region. Leading Asian restaurant operator,


SO Sofitel Hua Hin launches its brand new wing with state-of-the-art of leisure facilities and room types for business and leisure travellers. Guests staying at the hotel can look forward to the new 16-meter x 60-meter Signature Pool, consisting of a

Journey through the celestial plains with Spa Cenvarees new Starry Night Events—06 Nov 18

Just like the seasons, Spa Cenvaree's treatment programs are always changing. Now, why not join us on the 26th floor of Centara Grand at CentralWorld for a 150-minute 'Starry Night Spa Ritual' – a wonderful way to escape the stress of city life


The outstanding diversity of Thailand's tourism products is to rise to a whole new level with the opening of a brand new wing with state -of-the-art of leisure facilities and room types for business and leisure travellers. Guests staying at the hotel can

โรงแรมโซ โซฟิเทล หัวหิน เปิดเฟสใหม่ ยกระดับประสบการณ์ท่องโลกเหนือจินตนาการ ชูจุดเด่น แห่งแรก! ไลฟ์สไตล์—02 Nov 18

โรงแรมโซ โซฟิเทล หัวหิน (SO Sofitel Hua Hin) บริหารโดยแอคคอร์โฮเทล เปิดเฟสใหม่ อย่างเป็นทางการ ยกระดับโรงแรมเป็น the Next Level of Imaginative Escape อีกขั้นเหนือจินตนาการแห่งการพักผ่อน ตอบโจทย์ นักเดินทางทั้งธุรกิจและพักผ่อน เป็นโรงแรมแห่งแรก!

โครงการ Dachang Movie Town ของ CFLD ได้รับเลือกเป็นเมืองต้นแบบที่มีเอกลักษณ์เฉพาะตัวของโลก บ้าน/คอนโด—01 Nov 18

Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) ร่วมกับคณะกรรมาธิการเศรษฐกิจและสังคมแห่งสหประชาชาติสำหรับเอเชียและแปซิฟิก (UN ESCAP) ได้จัดการประชุมประจำปีครั้งที่ 13 ขึ้นที่กรุงเทพมหานคร เมื่อวันที่ 30 ตุลาคม 2561 โดยในระหว่างการประชุมดังกล่าว โครงการ Dachang

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana assumes helm of UNESCAP General—01 Nov 18

Deeper regional cooperation to tackle transboundary challenges while accelerating implementation of Sustainable Development Goals Bangkok (ESCAP News) – Dr Armida Alisjahbana, the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social

Global Forum on Human Settlements calls for urban innovation toward achieving SDG 11 and the New General—31 Oct 18

The Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) 2018 concluded today at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok as participants gathered to commemorate World Cities Day. The two-day meeting organized

CFLD#s Dachang Movie Town Wins International Recognition and Selected as Global Model of Properties—31 Oct 18

On October 30, 2018, the 13th annual session of the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS), jointly organized by GFHS and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), was held in Bangkok, Thailand. During the

Winners of the UN Day Asia-Pacific Contest 2018: The Sustainable Development Goals, My General—24 Oct 18

To mark United Nations Day 2018 held each year on 24 October, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) invited professional and budding photographers from the region to participate in a photo and animated GIF

Asia-Pacific countries adopt declaration to improve data and statistics to drive sustainable General—22 Oct 18

Countries in Asia and the Pacific on Friday adopted a declaration that will strengthen national statistical systems to present a more complete picture of the region's development, and support good governance, health and human rights. The declaration,


Spending the night in just got more tempting with a three-night stay in a Two-Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa inclusive of luxurious in-villa indulgences for up to four guests The Two-Bedroom Presidential Pool Villa Suite at SALA Phuket Resort and Spa

Ministerial conference in Bangkok adopts declaration to advance space applications in General—10 Oct 18

Ministers and high-level officials from nine countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional cooperation and leverage the use of space applications to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The ministerial declaration agreed at

Ministerial Conference on Space Applications for Sustainable Development in General—04 Oct 18

The Third Ministerial Conference on Space Applications for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific will be held on 10 October at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok. Organized by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

UN Green Industry Conference opens in Thailand General—04 Oct 18

The Fifth Green Industry Conference opened in Bangkok today, with a strong focus on the opportunities green growth could yield for businesses and emerging economies. Organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together

New initiative to advance womens entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific launched at UN General General—01 Oct 18

A new initiative to advance women's entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific was launched on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York today, by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP),