Topics

Practice Debate Topic – Addressing the Digital Divide in Asia and the Pacific.

Conference Topic – Fostering sustainable social economic transformation in Asia and the Pacific.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. Made up of 53 Member States and 9 Associate Members, with a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from the Russian Federation in the north to New Zealand in the south, the region is home to 4.1 billion people, or two thirds of the world’s population, making ESCAP the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions.