Over the past seven decades, Asia and the Pacific has undergone a seismic shift. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific push forward the implementation of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway
At the 73rd Commission Session of ESCAP countries expressed support for the resolution titled “Implementation of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway initiative through regional cooperation”.
Tsunami focal points and service providers of the Indian Ocean have met in April as part of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System.
The new Typhoon Committee Strategic Plan 2017-2021 was adopted at the 49th session of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee in Yokohama, Japan in February 2017.
Seamless ICT Connectivity discussed at High-Level Dialogue on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration
Seamless ICT connectivity and the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway were discussed at the high-level RECI meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.