Research and Training Institutes

APCICT Virtual Academy

The APCICT Virtual Academy, an online distance learning platform launched in June 2009, is part of the multi-channel delivery mechanism that APCICT employs in the implementation of its flagship ICT for development (ICTD) capacity building programmes.


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.

Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management

In May 2015, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), adopted resolution 71/11 to establish the Asian and Pacific Centre for the development of disaster information management (APDIM) in the Islamic Republic of Iran as a region


APCTT is a Regional Institution of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) servicing the Asia-Pacific region.

Asian Institute of Technology

The Asian Institute of Technology promotes technological change and sustainable development in the Asian-Pacific region through higher education, research and outreach.

Association for Supporting the SDGs for the UN

The Association for Supporting the SDGs for the UN (ASD) is an international non-governmental organization established in 2011, which also received a special consultative status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).


Initiated in 2017, BORDA-AIT Hub is a training and demonstration centre aiming to introduce certified and proven decentralised wastewater treatment technologies in Southeast Asia.

Cap-Net Campus

The Virtual Campus is an innovative platform to support water capacity development.


CityNet is the largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region.


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 a

FAO eLearning Center

Within the context of partnership between ESCAP_UN Help Desk and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the FAO ⓔLearning Center offers free multilingual elearning courses, in a number of thematic areas, as a global public good.

Gaia Education

Gaia Education is a leading provider of education for sustainable development that promotes thriving communities within planetary boundaries. Gaia Education programmes provide students of all ages and cultural backgrounds with knowledge and skills to design a thriving society.