SDG8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade

ARTNeT is an open regional network of research and academic institutions and think-tanks with a keen interest in addressing international trade and investment policy and facilitation issues in the context of sustainable development.

ARTNeT is an initiative of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific with support from several international donors and national development agencies

Low Carbon Green Growth Roadmap

The concept of Green Growth emerged in the Asia-Pacific region to turn resource constraints and the climate crisis into an economic opportunity that generates a double dividend (higher growth with lower environmental impact) by improving the efficiency of resource use and increasing investments in natural capital to drive economic growth. Realizing the promise of Green Growth will require a bold and ambitious transformation of the economic system.

COVID-19: What’s Next? High-Level Discussion

This discussion is an effort to foster global dialogue on the next steps to recover from the Pandemic. We also want to highlight the best practices from local communities to reimagine 'the new normal' in the recovery process.

World’s Leading experts will be joining us from diverse backgrounds including Academia, International Civil Service, Private Sector, Healthcare, Public Service, Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Scientific Community and Youth Community Leadership. 
 

United Nations Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights

What is #RBHR2020?

In 2020, the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (UNWG), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Labour Organisation (ILO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) have joined forces to provide further stimulus to the responsible business and human rights discourse in Asia and the Pacific.

Virtual Policy Dialogue on the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2020

You are invited to join the Virtual Policy Dialogue for North and Central Asia: Sustainable Economies in the Aftermath of COVID-19 - Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2020, which will take place on Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 13:00 – 14:30 hours Almaty time (14:00 – 15:30 for Bangkok, GMT+6).

Sustaining Economy, Public Health and Environment for the future of humanity

The youth webinar aims to uncover the interactions of the economy, human society & community, and international cooperation in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In our second installment of this webinar, we've invited senior subject expert guest speakers who will discuss addressing the synergies/trade-offs and connection between the above-mentioned topics and transformation to a new normal post-global pandemic.