Development
New York: More than half of the people living in Asia and the Pacific lack any social protection coverage, leaving populations vulnerable to ill-health, poverty, inequality and social exclusion, a new UN report has found. more
UK plans to send aircraft carrier to Asia Pacific as tensions with China rising - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The UK military intends to send new aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth to the Asia Pacific as tensions with Beijing continue to rise, The Times newspaper reported, citing so ...

‘Concerted efforts’ needed to meet 2030 Global Goals in Asia-Pacific region

New York : Action to reverse the depletion and degradation of the environment across Asia and the Pacific is a top priority if the region is to stay on course to meet the Sustainable Deve ...

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief

New York, Juy 19 (JEN): Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Execu ...

Key UN forum in Asia-Pacific sets its sights on combatting inequality

New York, May 15: With concern growing that the divide between rich and poor is continuing to widen – especially in the Asia-Pacific region – top United Nations officials are ...

Asia-Pacific moving in ‘wrong direction’ on some development targets, notes UN regional report

New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Despite an impressive track record, the Asia-Pacific region will need to scale up development efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...