Development
New York, May 15: With concern growing that the divide between rich and poor is continuing to widen – especially in the Asia-Pacific region – top United Nations officials are calling for greater emphasis on growth that leads to fairer societies and a healthier planet. more
Use fiscal stability to bolster inclusive, sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, UN report urges

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Countries in the Asia-Pacific region should make the most of the prevailing stable economic conditions to orient their economies towards a more socially ...

Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s unde ...

Asia-Pacific moving in ‘wrong direction’ on some development targets, notes UN regional report

New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Despite an impressive track record, the Asia-Pacific region will need to scale up development efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...