On 31 March 2017, a side event of the TWG-DR3 of the RCM was held with the topic: Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction for Poverty Reduction in Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Puji Pujiono, Regional Adviser on Disaster Risk Reduction at UNESCAP, talks about e-resilience and sustainable development.
ESCAP launched a new study on the State of ICT in Asia and the Pacific, which uncovers the widening broadband divide in the region. Broadband connectivity is a critical foundation for the digital economy and sustainable development.
Shaped by their small size, remoteness and vulnerability to economic and natural shocks, the Pacific Island Developing States face unique challenges in relation to inequality.