SDG7 Affordable and Clean Energy

Asia-Pacific Energy Portal

The Asia Pacific Energy Portal is one aspect of ESCAP’s support to regional member States under the Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (APEF). With the generous support of the Russian Federation, the portal has been designed to serve as an informational foundation, helping to meet that mandate and support ESCAP’s ongoing energy-related activities. The portal was launched at the 71st Commission Session in May 2015 and continues to develop with new features and content.

Myanmar gears up for action on climate change

Myanmar is widely considered one of the most vulnerable countries in the world in terms of the impacts of climate change. More intense and frequent floods, cyclones and droughts have caused immense loss of life and damage to infrastructure and the economy and put its renowned biodiversity and natural resources under increasing pressure.

Compared to many other countries in the region, Myanmar is currently much less prepared to respond to the challenges of global heating.

Earth Day: Learn how to take climate action in your workplace!

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Earth Day movement and promote climate action in office environments, the United Nations are organizing a free webinar on practical steps to green workplace environments.

Building on the successful experience of the United Nations in greening their facilities and operations in Bangkok, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will share best practices and provide guidance on how to get started on climate action in the workplace, and what main operational areas to target.

Earth Day: Learn how to take climate action in your workplace!

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Earth Day movement and promote climate action in office environments, the United Nations are organizing a free webinar on practical steps to green workplace environments.

Building on the successful experience of the United Nations in greening their facilities and operations in Bangkok, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will share best practices and provide guidance on how to get started on climate action in the workplace, and what main operational areas to target.