A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

The World Bank has been supporting a comprehensive program to strengthen cooperative management and development within the Zambezi River Basin.

Climate change is no distant matter and Thiruvananthapuram Collector K Vasuki, who is also a doctor by qualification, understands it in all seriousness.

The year laid down the governance blueprint for tackling some major environmental problems. But there was as much news to cheer as to worry about.

This report explores the relationship between inclusive industrialization and sustainable human development in fostering decent jobs for women and youth, addressing informality and promoting sustainable urbanization. The slow pace of structural transformation could be counteracted by investing in industrial growth.

The panellists at the event also discussed how innovative ideas can help to find solutions the most urgent environmental problems.

The Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report (APTIR) is a recurrent publication prepared by the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

More than 14 million adults, and some 4.7 million children in Europe and Central Asia suffer from severe food insecurity - as defined by the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) - the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations said in a report.

The Paper has been prepared under the UNIDO project on the “First Regional Conference on Sustainable Industrial Development: Promoting Sustainable Energy Solutions and Clean Technologies in CIS Countries”.

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