In 2012, the International Labour Organization (ILO) called on its 185 members to ensure that everyone in need has access to essential health care and basic income security.
Flooding and other risks to the people, economy and infrastructure of coastal cities due to climate change cannot be underestimated.
Water and sanitation has a major impact on public health and women’s empowerment. Now is the time to accelerate the momentum and streamline health and gender into water supply and sanitation operations.
The global economic crisis presents an opportunity to rethink socio-economic policies in Asia and the Pacific. The lack of adequate social protection systems became a liability during the current crisis.
The participatory guarantee system is a win-win for both smallholder organic farmers and consumers.
Through the GrEEEn Cities approach we can realize sustainability and resilience to transform the way our cities are planned and managed.
Viet Nam’s new penal code reflects growing momentum across Asia in tackling environmental challenges and protecting biodiversity.
In its quest to become an industrialized nation, Viet Nam must redouble efforts to improve the skills of the labor force and cultivate high-technology, high value-add industries.
A package of comprehensive measures—inlcuding setting fuel efficiency standards—is the only way to significantly reduce CO2 emissions from motorcycles in the country's 5 main cities.
The country is on the right path toward realizing the potential of digitization in its health sector.