• Shamshad Akhtar 2017/05/22

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Building on seventy years of success

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year.

  • پرچم چین 2017/03/26

    By Shamshad Akhtar

    China: Belt and Road Initiative

    TEHRAN, Mar. 26 (MNA) – Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, reports on China’s contribution to developments for sustainable energy.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2017/02/19

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Working together for the region — ESCAP, ASEAN

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has shown to be an exemplary role model for regional cooperation guiding the 10-country bloc on the path toward shared prosperity and sustainable development. 

  •  Shamshad Akhtar 2017/02/01

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Strengthening regional cooperation to mitigate weather extremes

    TEHRAN, Feb. 01 (MNA) – This month’s floods in Thailand are a worrisome reminder of the increasing uncertainty of extreme weather events.

  • Shamshad-Akhtar.jpg 2017/01/15

    By: Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

    Regional solutions key for APAC transition to sustainable energy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – UN official and executive secretary of ESCAP has siad The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory.

  • Shamshad-Akhtar.jpg 2016/12/04

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    APAC economic stability way to more productivity, inclusiveness

    TEHRAN, Dec. 04 (MNA) – Against the backdrop of a sluggish global economy, lacklustre trade growth, and uncertainty in major economies, countries of the Asia-Pacific region continued to push ahead at an estimated 4.9 per cent in 2016.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2016-10-24 16:06

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Stronger collaboration for greater energy access in Asia Pacific

    TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – In this article, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission discusses a range of approaches, options and sources which, if effectively exploited, can help Asia-Pacific broaden energy access.

  •      2016-04-03 18:01

    Asia-Pacific adopts follow-up action on SD

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – Asia-Pacific leaders have agreed on measures to generate additional financial resources to tackle economic, social and environmental challenges in the region, at the First High-Level Follow-up Dialogue on Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific, in Incheon last week.

  • UNESCAP 2015-12-20 16:02

    UNESCAP meeting kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (MNA) – The 4th regional meeting of the UN Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific (UNESCAP) kicked off here on Monday.