Space Technology Application Capabilities, Facilities and Activities in Asia and the Pacific: A Regional Inventory

This Inventory on space technology capabilities, facilities and activities in Asia and the Pacific is part of the information dissemination and exchange efforts of RESAP. It provides comprehensive information on a wide range of aspects concerning space technology applications in the context of sustainable development in the region.

Strengthening Policy and Institutional Infrastructure in Information Technology: Study on Information Technology Needs Assessment and Readiness in the Greater Mekong Subregion

This study on information technology needs assessment and readiness assesses the needs of the Sub-region to recommend steps for development and use of IT-based services for overall economic growth in the Sub-region.

UNESCAP Reference No.:  ST/ESCAP/2244

Compliance with Information and Communication Technology Related Multilateral Frameworks: Information Technology Enabling Legal Frameworks for the Greater Mekong Subregion

This publication provides a guide for Greater Mekong Sub-region countries to define and determine their requirements to shape e-business legislation and address such complex issues as: contract validity and enforceability, jurisdiction, privacy, consumer protection, security of transactions, intellectual property, and online fraud.

UNESCAP Reference No.: ST/ESCAP/2329

Increasing Stakeholder Participation Using ICT: Report of the Regional Workshop, Bangkok, 19-24 July 2004

This report provides a summary of selected presentations and discussions from the Regional Workshop on Increasing Stakeholder Participation Using ICT. This Workshop provided participants the opportunity to share their experience and learn how to apply these tools to enhance stakeholder participation.

Regional Progress and Strategies towards Building the Information Society in Asia and the Pacific

This publication aims at increasing awareness and knowledge among policymakers on how to create an enabling policy environment for enhancing regional connectivity and building a regional information society, taking into consideration the needs of the developing countries, least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries, the small island developing States, and countries with economies in transition.

Building e-Community Centres for Rural Development: Report of the Regional Workshop, Bali, Indonesia, 8-14 December 2004

This is the Proceedings of the Building e-Community Centres for Rural Development Workshop co-organized by UNESCAP and ADBI. The Workshop's objectives were to examine the various issues related to e-Community Centres in the Asia-Pacific region and share good practices that can be used as models for successful development and operation of these centres.

UNESCAP Reference No.:  ST/ESCAP/2369

Framework for Regional Cooperation on Space Technology Supported Disaster Reduction Strategies in Asia and the Pacific: Study report prepared for the Meeting of Experts on Space Applications for Disaster Management, Chiang Mai, 25-28 July 2005

ESCAP has been promoting the integration of disaster management in development planning, the operational use of space technology in operational disaster management and regional cooperative mechanisms in space technology applications for disaster management. Regional cooperative mechanisms would facilitate equitable sharing of benefits of space technology development and applications among all countries in the region.

Enabling Entrepreneurship for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Asia and the Pacific

Recognizing the potential of, and the challenges for, women’s entrepreneurship across the Asia-Pacific region, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women launched a joint programme to promote enabling policy and legal environments for women’s entrepreneurship in four countries in Asia and the Pacific: China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia. The programme involved partnerships with leading national research institutions in each of the four countries.