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ESCAP-WIPO innovation driven development: Building national institutional capacities in the least developed countries in Asia and the Pacific

Regional event on "Innovation driven development: Building national institutional capacities in the least developed countries in Asia and the Pacific" organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in cooperation with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP).

Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) 2019

UN ESCAP is collaborating with the Government of Papua New Guinea and the Papua New Guinea Investment and Promotion Authority to jointly organize the APBF 2019 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on 21-21 June, 2019. The Forum is also being supported by Pacific Trade and Invest of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat; the Business Council of Papua New Guinea; the Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce and Industry; and the Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


AI for Social Good Project Kick-off Meeting

ESCAP’s project with Google and APRU (Association of Pacific Rim Universities) aims to build a network of researchers exploring AI for social good that can conduct research relevant for policy makers. As part of this partnership, 8 research projects are being sponsored.

APFSD High-level Side Event “Blended Finance and Leaving No One Behind: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia-Pacific”

Three years after the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, there is a consensus that public and private finance will both be needed – at scale – to meet the SDGs, and that official development assistance can and should play a role in catalyzing and accelerating those flows, especially in risky and harder to reach economies.