Daily List 208
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Advancing the process to negotiate a fissile material cut-off treaty: the role of states in the African, Asia-Pacific and Latin American and Caribbean regions: project report.
UNODA occasional papers 38.
- Corporate Author:
- United Nations. Office for Disarmament Affairs.
- Jean Du Preez
From June 2018 to December 2019, the European Union and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs held a series of regional workshops and expert meetings to promote participation in the high-level fissile material cut off treaty (FMCT) expert preparatory group consultative process by States in Africa, in Asia and the Pacific and in Latin America and the Caribbean. This Occasional Paper offers a review of the project's outcome, as well as perspectives shared by participants in its workshops and expert meetings. For additional context, a brief introduction to the purpose and history of the proposed treaty is also provided
- ISBN: 9789211392005
Leveraging ocean resources for sustainable development of small island developing states: Asia-Pacific countries with special needs development report.
- Corporate Author:
- United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
This annual ESCAP publication discusses issues of interest for Asia-Pacific least developed countries (LDCs), landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) and small island developing States (SIDS), collectively referred to as countries with special needs (CSN). The 2020 edition of the report offers analytical studies and policy recommendations for Pacific SIDS to successfully manage their vast ocean resources and, in turn, maintain healthy blue economy sectors, such as coastal fisheries and marine-based tourism. As these States are otherwise limited in their land-based resources, making better use of the blue economy could provide valuable employment and sustenance for local populations and, ultimately, the means for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. To that end, this report emphasizes the importance of greater regional cooperation in the creation of an enabling framework, especially given the nature of fisheries as a common property resource
- ISBN: 9789211208085