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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

  • Organization type:UN & International Organization

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.unescap.org
  • Address: The United Nations Building, Rajadamnern Nok Avenue
  • Postal Code: 10200
  • City: Bangkok
  • Country: Thailand
  • Telephone: +66 22881234
  • Fax: +66 22881000
  • Email: unescap@unescap.org
  • Head of the organization: Noeleen Heyzer

Mission & Disaster Reduction Profile

ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. With a membership of 62 Governments, 58 of which are in the region, and 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, ESCAP is the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions.

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