Beijing25: catalysing change for gender equality

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Beijing25: catalysing change for gender equality

Great strides have been taken to empower women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing 25 years ago adopted an ambitious global agenda to achieve gender equality. In that time gender parity has been achieved in primary education and maternal mortality has been halved. Today, the region’s […]

Historic Summit to Tackle Asia-Pacific Environment Issues Begins

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Historic Summit to Tackle Asia-Pacific Environment Issues Begins

Senior government officials from across Asia and the Pacific will meet in Bangkok this week for the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment. Co-convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN Escap) and UN Environment, this historic high-level summit is a unique opportunity for the region’s environment […]