North and Central Asia countries are rich with energy sources. Energy was a key driver of economic growth in the subregion for several years after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

This sequel to the Groundswell report includes projections and analysis of internal climate migration for three new regions: East Asia and the Pacific, North Africa, and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Qualitative analyses of climate-related mobility in countries of the Mashreq and in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are also provided.

The sixth annual report on Monitoring progress towards UHC and the health-related SDGs in the South-East Asia Region provides a comprehensive overview on where we are and what is needed to achieve the UHC and health-related SDGs.

This policy brief discusses the issues and practical interventions that United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) member States and countries in other parts of the world can consider to accelerate the transition to sustainable cooling.

This study identifies the impacts of plastic pollution on land and freshwater migratory species protected by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

The Sand and Dust Storms Risk Assessment in Asia and the Pacific provides a long-term horizon of the risk and potential socio-economic losses associated with sand and dust storms in the region for a better understanding of the severe multidimensional impact of this hazard, including the deterioration to human health, in urban and rural settings,

This report highlights why governments should reinvest underperforming public agricultural subsidies in land restoration.

Annual economic losses arising natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region could almost double to US$ 1.344 billion equivalent to 4.2 per cent of regional GDP under the worst case climate change scenario, according to estimates in this new report released by the UNESCAP

The 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has highlighted the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in protecting human health.

South Asia is highly exposed and vulnerable to the impacts of natural hazards. It has been affected by several large-scale disasters over the past two decades, including the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

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