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    The Right Policies Can Protect the Workers of Asia and the Pacific

    Our workers are generally ill-equipped to unlock new opportunities, fulfill life aspirations for themselves and their families but also to face ongoing challenges emanating...

    Social Contract Needed to Lift Asia-Pacific Workforce Out of Poverty: UNESCAP

    Denied decent work opportunities and highly vulnerable to systemic shocks such as pandemics or economic downturns, workers in Asia and the Pacific are under...

    Reimagining Ageing: Older Persons as Agents of Development

    Older persons, especially older women, also make important contributions as caregivers to both children and other older persons. This unpaid care enables younger people...

    ESCAP’s ‘Build Forward Fairer’ Report, Urges New Social Contract for Asia and Pacific

    ESCAP's new survey says that economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and other global shocks must be anchored in an inclusive “new social contract”,...

    Impact of Lost Earnings due to COVID-19 to last for Generations says New Report

    Although households with three or more children were the most likely to experience a loss of income, they were also most likely to receive...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...
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    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

    The Best Climate News You May Not Have Heard About

    The Montreal Protocol — designed to save the ozone layer — is also averting a dangerous amount of global...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that...