Resources

Publications

Sixth APPC Report

This report contains the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development  as well as the proceedings and organization of the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference, held in Bangkok in September 2013.

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Inter-Regional Report on Labour Migration and Social Protection

Since the 1970s in particular, the countries of Western Asia and those of the Asia-Pacific region have been closely linked to each other through highly extensive movements of people. Opportunities created by the rapid development of the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), but also other countries in the ESCWA region, have attracted a large number labour migrants from the Asia-Pacific region.

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Empowering Women Economically: Illustrative Case Studies

The product of a technical cooperation project implemented by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in collaboration with the Governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines, this publication addresses the economic aspect of gender mainstreaming, with a particular focus on gender budgeting and women’s economic participation.

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Enabling Entrepreneurship for Women's Economic Empowerment in Asia and the Pacific

In the national economies of Asia and the Pacific, entrepreneurs are critical drivers of growth through innovation and job creation. Recognizing the potential of, and the challenges for, women’s entrepreneurship across the Asia-Pacific region, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women launched a joint programme to promote enabling policy and legal environments for women’s entrepreneurship in four countries in Asia and the Pacific: Indonesia, China, India and Malaysia.

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Asia-Pacific Population Journal

For over two decades, the Asia-Pacific Population Journal (APPJ) has been taking the pulse of population and social issues unfolding in the region. Published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), APPJ brings out high quality, evidence-based and forward-looking articles relevant for population policies and programmes in Asia and the Pacific.

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2013 ESCAP Population Data Sheet

The 2013 ESCAP Population Data Sheet for Asia and the Pacific focuses on maternal health. In light of the current challenges in achieving MDG 5 on maternal health, indicators such as births attended by skilled health personnel, maternal mortality ratio, unmet need for family planning and adolescent fertility rates are provided.

Resolutions and Treaties

ESCAP Resolution 69/14: Implementation of the Bangkok statement on the Asia-Pacific review of the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing

Resolution adopted by the 69th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 1 May 2013, Bangkok.

The resolution 69/14 endorses the adoption of the Bangkok statement on the Asia-Pacific review of the implementation of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing.

 

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