Rashad Novruz shares Azerbaijan's vision of connectivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

Alireza Afkham talks about the need for investments in transport technology in the Asia-Pacific region.

Saroj Ayush highlights transport connectivity as an enabler for development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Teo Wan Choo, Assistant Director at Singapore Department of Statistics, talks about the importance of up-to-date and timely census data for policymaking.

Minette Esquivias, Assistant National Statistician at the Philippine Statistics Authority, talks about technology’s role in optimising census operations, which provide vital data for sustainable development.

Dr. Suchita Gupta, Joint Director at the Office of the Registrar General of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, talks about the Indian approach to census design and its importance for monitoring migration trends.

Karine Kuyumjyan, Head of Population Census and Demography Division at the National Statistical Service of Armenia, highlights financial support and personnel training as requisites for improved census operations in the region.

The Youth Policy Toolbox was officially launched in the Philippines on 14 December 2017 with a highly positive reception by the Government and civil society.

Little bodies in blue t-shirts ran across the hallways, and the sound of giggles filled the corridors of the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok on 20 December 2017. ‘Bring Your Kids to Work Day’ featured a host of activities for the daughters and sons of UN staff members to not only get to know their parents’ workplace, but also to get a small taste of the daily ins-and-outs of the organization.

James Grabert talks about aligning climate action and investments in the region to further reduce emissions and lead a low-carbon future.

H.E. Abdullahi Majeed spoke to United Nations ESCAP on the sidelines of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Carbon Forum in Bangkok.