The following resources have been collated for media use. For immediate media queries please contact the Povery and Development Division, UNESCAP
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UNESCAP/UNDP/ADB Tri-partite initiative
The Millennium Development Goals Report 2007
We are now at the midpoint between the adoption of the MDGs and the 2015 target date. So far, our collective record is mixed. The results presented in this report suggest that there have been some gains, and that success is still possible in most parts of the world.
|The Millennium Development Goals: Progress in Asia and the Pacific 2006 (Oct 2006) |
This report is the latest update on the progress towards MDGs in Asia and the Pacific. By zooming in on specific indicators, the report highlights the region's achievements and exposes issues on which much work remains to be done.
The Asia-Pacific Media Awards
The Asia-Pacific MDG Media Awards honour distinguished reporting on the MDGSsby producers and journalists in print, radio and television covering the Asia-Pacific region.
The competiton attracts a US$7,000 winning prize ($2,000 for runners up) for each media category and aims to generate better awareness and understanding of the MDGs in Asia-Pacific. Entires are open until 25 March 2007 - so get your entries in soon!
The competition is open to all radio and TV producers/journalists from public service broadcasting organizations, private networks and free-lance producers covering the Asia and the Pacific.