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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

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12 Sep 2018 description
job Closing date: 24 Oct 2018 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Under the overall leadership of the Executive Secretary of ESCAP, the incumbent reports directly to the Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development of ESCAP.

Responsibilities:

Under the overall leadership of the Executive Secretary of ESCAP and the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development of ESCAP, the Director of Social Development Division will be responsible for the following functions:

Training

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13 Sep 2018 description

The e-learning course on the Integration of the SDGs into National Planning was developed by UN ESCAP to support policymakers and sustainable development practitioners in developing strategies and plans to implement the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

13 Sep 2018 description

Water (-Hazard) Resilient (Infrastructure for ) and Sustainable Cities are cities that achieve safe and adequate water supply and sanitation services based on sound water-related ecosystems, high level of water use efficiency, and a greater urban resilience to water-related disasters (here Water-Resilient Cities). The framework of Integrated Urban Water Management, follows Integrated Water Resource Management principles, adopts eco-city, compact city and smart growth concepts and approaches in urban planning.

13 Sep 2018 description

The course on Wastewater Management and Sanitation has a Special Policy Emphasis on Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems(DEWATS) and is based on the respective Policy Guidance Manual (ref. at: http://www.unescap.org/resources/policy-guidance-manual-wastewater-management).