Equality, rural-urban transitions, sustainable infrastructure dominate Asia-Pacific development needs
Countries share early experiences in advancing SDG agenda on the first day of the Ministerial Segment at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development.
eVIN – India’s smart mobile application for digitizing vaccine logistics – won the prestigious GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) for Outstanding Mobile Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals in Asia on Wednesday. The ceremony, held during the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Shanghai, recognized the contributions of several transformative mobile innovations making a mark in the Asian region.
Our 2017 Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Goals Report provides an overview of poverty and prosperity in the region, and considers five regional megatrends: regional economic cooperation and integration; rural–urban transitions; demographic changes; information and communications technology access and connectivity; and increasing demand for natural resources.
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