Saturday July 21, 2018 10:44


UN Experts on Myanmar conclude visit to Bangladesh weeks ahead of the release of its final report General—20 Jul 18

United Nations human rights experts have concluded a five-day visit to Bangladesh, where they met newly arrived Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar, in the final weeks before the publication of their comprehensive written report. This visit of

E-Governance - A powerful tool toward resilient, inclusive and sustainable disaster risk management General—20 Jul 18

Bangkok--20 Jul--ESCAP-SCAS
A major report launched by the United Nations this week highlights the critical role E-governance plays in building inclusive, resilient societies in anticipation and response to the impact of disasters.

The E-Government Survey 2018: Gearing E-government to Support Transformation towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies highlights the complex challenges and varied opportunities of deploying e-government services.

Contributing to the global report, the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) highlights that the use of information and communications technology (ICT) during all phases of disaster risk management presents substantial opportunities to reduce disaster risks, enhance coping capabilities, and provide inclusive preparedness and response.

Several regional cases studies in the global survey illustrate the importance of integrating emerging innovations in digital technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), social media, space applications and geospatial information for e-resilience efforts. The report also reiterates the urgency of embracing e-resilience in e-government initiatives to ensure undisrupted services and information to citizens before, during and after disasters.

The findings and recommendations come against the backdrop of severa

Major transformations needed to put sustainable development in Asia Pacific back on General—17 Jul 18

New York (ESCAP News) Increased engagement from all sectors of society, along with a whole of government approach will be key to advancing the United Nation's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region where at the current rate of progress,

Beer, Wine and Spirits Producers Active and Willing Partners in Meeting United Nations (UN) General—06 Jul 18

- In partnership with others producers are positively impacting on thousands of communities - IARD members are determined to do more and have a significant role to play in delivering the SDGs The UN has embedded partnership at the center of the SDGs,

UN expert launches mission to South Korea to advance human rights dialogue with the General—28 Jun 18

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Tomás Ojea Quintana, will visit Seoul from 2 to 10 July. This will be the UN expert's first official mission to Seoul since

SET and alliances launch Care the Bear project to reduce global warming Stcoks—28 Jun 18

SET, together with 22 alliances, has jointly launched "Care the Bear: Change the Climate Change by Eco Event" project to encourage Thai listed firms to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

Nations Improving Technology Also Improve Sustainability: Health, Education Infrastructure Most IT—27 Jun 18

Nations investing in technology infrastructure make faster, more efficient progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), according to a report released by Huawei today in London, England. The study assesses correlations between

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) to Host Global Education Forum as Part of the General—26 Jun 18

The World Innovation Summit for Education ( WISE ), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, will be holding a one-day forum, on September 22nd, as part of the Global Goals Week, during the United Nations General Assembly. The event will take place at the

กระทรวงเกษตรฯ เผย UNRC แจงแล้วกรณีบริษัทแห่งหนึ่งอ้างชื่อเป็นสมาชิก UN ยัน ไม่เป็นความจริง ทั่วไป—22 Jun 18

นายเลิศวิโรจน์ โกวัฒนะ ปลัดกระทรวงเกษตรและสหกรณ์ เปิดเผยว่า จากกรณีบริษัท พันปี กรุ๊ป (ไทย ลาว กัมพูชา) จำกัด อ้างตัวเป็นสมาชิกองค์การสหประชาชาติ (United Nations หรือ UN) และได้รับเงินกองทุนสนับสนุนจาก UN

United Nations Development Programme Announces #The Lion#s Share# Fund With Founder FINCH And General—21 Jun 18


New UN report calls for Asia-Pacific to step up development reform efforts to meet Sustainable General—11 May 18

Countries in Asia and the Pacific have made inroads towards achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, but progress remains uneven across the region, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social

Political leaders gather at annual UN policy forum in Bangkok to address widening inequalities in General—14 May 18

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) opened its 74th session in Bangkok today, with a strong call for strengthening multilateralism and regional integration to tackle rising inequalities in the region. "The

Movie Guide: โคตรคนจริง! ธีโอ เจมส์ ท้าอำนาจมืด แหกเบื้องหลังคนทรยศ บันเทิง—15 May 18

ถึงเวลาที่ทั้งโลกจะได้รู้ความจริง! กับเรื่องราวอันฟอนเฟะของการคอร์รัปชั่นในวงผู้ใหญ่ระดับสูง จากปลายปากกาและความทรงจำของ ไมเคิล ซูซานอดีตพนักงาน United Nations (UN) หรือองค์การสหประชาชาติ โดยเขาได้เข้ามาทำงานในโครงการน้ำมันแลกอาหาร (Oil for Food)

UN housing expert calls for human rights shift in South Korea General—23 May 18

United Nations expert, Leilani Farha, urged national and local governments of South Korea to shift their approach to housing and homelessness to meet current human rights standards. Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate

Regents International School Bangkok held two mini Model United Nations(MUN) General—30 May 18

Regent's International School Bangkok held two mini Model United Nations(MUN) conferences. The first was made up of delegates from Key Stage 3 and the other Key Stages 4 and 5. The delegates discussed the important issue of the global wage gap, which

ITD ร่วมกับ อังค์ถัด และ BOI จัดการสัมมนาเรื่อง การระดมเงินทุนเพื่อการพัฒนาที่ยั่งยืน ทั่วไป—30 May 18

สถาบันระหว่างประเทศเพื่อการค้าและการพัฒนา (องค์การมหาชน) หรือ ITD ร่วมกับ อังค์ถัด (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development :UNCTAD) และ สำนักงานคณะกรรมการส่งเสริมการลงทุน (BOI) ร่วมเปิดมิติใหม่ "การระดมเงินทุนเพื่อการพัฒนาที่ยั่งยืน" ITD

Society for Threatened Peoples: Criticism of the Growing Influence of Authoritarian General—01 Jun 18

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) has warned against restricting the freedom of independent non-governmental organizations at the United Nations (UN). "The influence of authoritarian states in the world organization continues to grow.

Asia-Pacific leaders convene in Bangkok for annual UN regional forum 11 16 May 2018, UN Conference General—08 May 18

Political leaders and high-level government and UN officials from across the region will convene in Bangkok this week for the 74thsession of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The annual gathering shall

Moevenpick Hotels Resorts brings parents and children together in honour of International Day of General—08 May 18

Swiss hospitality firm supports United Nations initiative with family-focused experiences at selected properties worldwide Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts is marking the United Nations International Day of Families on May 15 with a programme of

ซัมซุงหนุนทักษะการใช้สมาร์ทโฟนแก่กลุ่มผู้สูงวัย ผ่านโครงการ #Samsung Love and ไอที—20 Apr 18

ประเทศไทยได้เปลี่ยนผ่านเข้าสู่สังคมผู้สูงอายุโดยสมบูรณ์ (Aged Society) โดยจากข้อมูลของรายงาน World Population Ageing ที่จัดทำโดย United Nations ชี้ว่าหลังจากปี 2560 จะเป็นครั้งแรกในประวัติศาสตร์ที่ประชากรเด็กน้อยกว่าผู้สูงอายุ

UN rights experts call on Iran to annul death sentence against Ramin Hossein General—19 Apr 18

United Nations human rights experts* have called for Iran to annul the death sentence against an Iranian Kurdish prisoner, Ramin Hossein Panahi, amid serious concerns that he has not received a fair trial and has been mistreated and tortured in

Short-termism impedes progress of hundreds of millions of people, United Nations report General—17 Apr 18

The prospects of around 800 million of the world's poorest people remain dire. The global economy is experiencing a moderate upturn, and momentum around sustainable investing is growing, the UN said today. But the vast majority of investment is still

Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2018: Regional governors and thought leaders gathered to advance Stcoks—12 Apr 18

First held in Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) 2018 which ran from 10 to 11 April, 2018 at Cyberport, was successfully concluded today. Jointly organised by Cyberport and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the

ESCAP launches its new online platform on social protection for Asia-Pacific General—09 Apr 18

An innovative online platform that supports countries to build inclusive social protection systems through dynamic and interactive functions was launched today in Bangkok by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific