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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
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Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Focal point
Mr. Stefanos Fotiou
Environment and Development Division
United Nations Building
Rajadamnern Nok Avenue
Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Tel: (+66 2) 288 1115
Fax: (+66 2) 2881059
Email address:
Twitter: @stefanosfotiou

Ms. Katinka Weinberger
Chief, Environment and Development Policy Section

Ms. Margarita Guerrero
Director, Statistics Division
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data is multi-stakeholder network of more than 150 data champions harnessing the data revolution for sustainable development. Its members represent the full range of data producers and users, including governments, companies, civil society groups, international organizations, academic institutions, foundations, statistics agencies and data communities. The Global Partnership serves as an invaluable convener, connector and catalyst, building trust and encouraging collaboration among stakeholders to fill critical data gaps and ensure data is acc...[more]

Abia State, Nigeria, Accur8Africa, Africa Gathering, African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), African Development Bank (ADB), African Development Fund, African Union Commission, Agora, AidData, Asian Development Bank, Barclays, Base of the Pyramid (BoP) HUB, Bretton Woods II, Brookings Institution, Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá (Bogota Chamber of Commerce), Canada (Government of), CARE Interna...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable transport connectivity in Asia and the Pacific

It is a new 5-year regional programme (2017-2021) for enhancing transport connectivity with balanced integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. It is centred with an integrated intermodal transport system, which optimizes the development of interconnected highways, railways, waterways, ports; minimizes consumption of energy, land and other resources; generates lower emissions of greenhouse gases, ozone depleting substances and other pollutants; and minimizes the adverse social impacts arising from transport construction and operations. The system a...[more]

62 members and associate members of ESCAP, UNCTAD, UN-OHRLLS, WB, ADB, AIIB, IDB, OSJD, ASEAN, ECO, EEC, SAARC, SCO, GTI, SPC, UITP, UIC and FIATA
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations Pacific Interagency Task Force on Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control (UN PIATF)

The UN PIATF coordinates the activities of the relevant United Nations funds, programmes and specialized agencies in the Pacific to support the realization of the commitments made by Heads of State and Government in the UN Political Declaration on NCDs, the commitments made by Pacific Ministers of Health in the Honiara and Apia Communiqus and the declaration of a NCD crisis in the Pacific issued by Pacific island Forum Leaders at their 42nd meeting in Auckland, New Zealand in 2011. The partnership works toward supporting Pacific island countries and areas in achieving the global and Pacific sp...[more]

Membership of the task force is open to UN system agencies, funds and programmes in the Pacific region. This includes: - World Health Organization (WHO) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) - International Labour Organization (ILO) - United Nations Populati...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
13 May 2011
4 May 2009
11 May 2006