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The Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) is an annual international event, organized by the Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE) at Yonsei University and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, where all stakeholders, including global leaders and experts convene to collaborate towards accomplishing the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) is an annual international event, organized by the Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment (IGEE) at Yonsei University and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, where all stakeholders, including global leaders and experts convene to collaborate towards accomplishing the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This guide was designed with a dual purpose. First, to empower the UN and its stakeholders to go beyond “consultations” for the SDGs and be innovative and creative in their advocacy, outreach and communications efforts. Second, to compile and make a wide range of SDG tools and resources accessible to community leaders, social activists, volunteers and many other SDG changemakers, who can in turn engage with the wider community and help realize the SDGs.

This Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2019 highlights the role of structural transformation in reducing poverty in the Asia-Pacific least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States, collectively referred to as “countries with special needs”.

This Report supports the process of negotiating a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration by providing an evidence base on migration in the region, including trends, key issues and recommendations, to feed into the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration.

ESCAP has released a new publication entitled, "Time for Equality: The Role of Social Protection in Reducing Inequalities in Asia and the Pacific". The publication explores the linkages between inequality and social protection. Overall, it argues that inequality, in its multiple forms, is on the rise in Asia and the Pacific, and is having an adverse impact on sustainable development.

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

The ESCAP Inequality of Opportunity papers place men and women at the heart of sustainable and inclusive development. The papers do so by identifying seven areas where inequality jeopardizes a person’s prospects, namely: education; women’s access to health care; children’s nutrition; decent employment; basic water and sanitation; access to clean energy; and financial inclusion.

The fourth in the series of Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific policy papers (following Education, Decent Work, Clean Energy), this paper highlights why it is important to reduce inequalities in access to children's nutrition. It also introduces new ways of analyzing surveys to measure inequality of opportunity and to identify the shared circumstances of those “furthest behind” in 22 ESCAP member States.

The ESCAP Inequality of Opportunity papers place men and women at the heart of sustainable and inclusive development. The papers do so by identifying seven areas where inequality jeopardizes a person’s prospects, namely: education; women’s access to health care; children’s nutrition; decent employment; basic water and sanitation; access to clean energy; and financial inclusion.