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20 Jul 2018 description

20 July 2018

Bangkok

A major report launched by the United Nations this week highlights the critical role E-governance plays in building inclusive, resilient societies in anticipation and response to the impact of disasters.

The E-Government Survey 2018: Gearing E-government to Support Transformation towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies highlights the complex challenges and varied opportunities of deploying e-government services.

11 May 2018 description

The dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the emergence of new states in Central Asia and the Caucasus created new political and security dynamics in these sub-regions. While the Caucasus was affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the threat of conflict over shared water resources continued to exist in Central Asia.

Jobs

3 entries found
13 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 31 Aug 2018 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management, Tehran, the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Director of the Asia and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management, under the oversight of the Executive Secretary of ESCAP, manages staff in the Centre to carry out its work programme in disaster risk reduction.

Responsibilities

13 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Sep 2018 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Org. Setting and Reporting

The Trade, Investment and Innovation Division assists developing countries in the region through providing advisory services, delivering capacity building tools and activities, carrying out research and analysis and supporting intergovernmental cooperation on trade, investment and innovation in support of sustainable development.

This position is located in the Trade Policy and Facilitation Section of the Trade, Investment and Innovation Division. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Trade Policy and Facilitation Section.

13 Aug 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Sep 2018 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Editorial Unit, Conference and Documentation Services Section. The incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Chief, Editorial Unit.

Responsibilities

• Edits texts of a specialized or technical nature in order to ensure accuracy, clarity, cohesion and conformity with United Nations standards, policy and practice.

• Consults with author departments and carries out research to clarify ambiguities and rectify substantive errors.