SDG9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
UNNExT Business Process Analysis (BPA) of Trade Procedures has proved to be an effective tool to provide detailed understanding of international trade transactions, and is regarded as the first step to be conducted before undertaking other trade facilitation measures. Over 50 import and export processes have been studied using BPA since 2009 by international organizations such as ESCAP, ECE, ADB, and their member states.
Consisting of executives and representatives of leading businesses in a wide range of industries and sectors from across the Asia-Pacific region, the ESCAP Sustainable Business Network (ESBN) is set up to drive businesses in working towards the 2030 Sustainable Agenda and associated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The database of agreements on international road transport is developed by the secretariat under the project on “Harmonization of Legal Environment for Operations of International Road Transport in the ESCAP region” financed by the Government of the Russian Federation.
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
This governance brief examines how innovation hubs, such as one in East Java, can help improve the delivery of basic public services in Indonesia.
The SLoCaT Partnership has released a new report, 'Sustainable Transport: A Critical Driver to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,' to summarise how transport has been reflected in the first quadrennial VNR reporting cycle from 2016 - 2019.
This course examines the potential for decent work promotion and green business development across the waste value chain, focusing on waste collection, sorting and recycling. Lessons will be drawn from international literature, analysis of case studies and interviews with practitioners. The emphasis will be on identifying and developing solutions to bridge gaps in the recognition and integration of the contributions made by workers in the informal economy, and on unlocking jobs in the waste sector.
Dates: 11-15 November 2019
ReliefWeb is the leading humanitarian information source on global crises and disasters. It is a specialized digital service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
We provide reliable and timely information, enabling humanitarian workers to make informed decisions and to plan effective response. We collect and deliver key information, including the latest reports, maps and infographics from trusted sources.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) hosted the first Asia Pacific Day for the Ocean in 2018. At the 75th Session, member States requested continuation of the work on the ocean. The Commission also decided the theme of its seventy-sixth session as: “Promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development.”