UN selects Dubai as data hub for MENASA region
The Indian Express, July 22,
The UN has selected Dubai as the data hub for the
Middle East North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region for the city’s
integrated initiatives to mine and manage its data, according to a
media report. The work is already under way to prepare Dubai as the
regional city data hub.
ADB: Climate Change Threatens Asia’s
The Diplomat, July 17, 2017
Under a “business as usual” scenario, a 6 degree
Celsius temperature rise is projected over the Asian landmass by the
end of the century, with an increase as high as 8 degrees C forecasted
in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and northwest China.
How do trade policies impact women? UNCTAD
launches the trade and gender toolbox
UNCTAD, July 10, 2017
There has been much debate and controversy
surrounding international trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific
Partnership (TPP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),
the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) to mention as few, but how
do trade policies impact the working lives of women?
G20 Leaders ́ Declaration: Shaping an
EU News, July 8, 2017
The G20 leaders on Saturday vowed to fight
protectionism, including all unfair trade practices, and promote
greater inclusiveness in global economic growth.