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Development Account projects are being implemented by global and regional entities, cover all regions of the globe and focus on 5 thematic clusters. Projects are programmed in tranches, which represent the Account's programming cycle.

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DESA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AO Building Capacity for E-PARTICIPATION in support of accelerated progress towards the internationally agreed development goals including the Millennium Development Goals DESA Europe and Centra Asia; Africa; Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution−building
1213AQ Supporting national dialogues on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in the context of the Annual Ministerial Review DESA Asia and the Pacfic; Latin America and the Caribbean Governance and institution−building
1213E. Climate change financing for forests: reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation - plus and its impacts on financing for other functions of forests worldwide DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AP Supporting governments transiting to low-carbon development - Carrying forward the Post-2015 and Rio+20 DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Governance and institution−building
1213H. Strengthening the geospatial information management capacities of developing countries for better policymaking at the national, regional and international levels DESA collaboration with ESCWA, ECA, ECE, ECLAC, UNDPKO Global Statistics
1213G. Helping developing countries measure progress towards achieving a green economy DESA in collaboration with ESCWA, ECA, ESCAP, ECLAC, UNCTAD and UNEP  Global Statistics
1213F. Fostering private-public partnerships to strengthen national capacities for designing, implementing and evaluating development-oriented macroeconomic policies to generate employment, growth and poverty reduction DESA in collaboration with UNDP and ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP Global Trade, economics and finance
1213D. Supporting the development of low carbon technologies for resilient green economies in small island developing States DESA in collaboration with UNEP and ESCAP  Asia and the Pacific; Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213A. Capacity-building for removing constraints in utilizing trade-related international support measures for least developed countries DESA jointly with ESCAP, ECA, ITC, UNCTAD, WTO, UN-OHLLRS  Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213C.Strengthening national capacities of conflict-affected countries to manage water scarcity and droughts  DESA jointly with ESCWA, ECA, UNEP, FAO, UNISDR and UNDPKO Africa; Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213B. Strengthening capacities of the public sector in least developed countries to deliver quality services equitably through the transfer and adaptation of innovative practices  DESA jointly with UNODC, UN-Women and UN-Habitat Africa; Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution-building
1011W.Strengthening regional knowledge networks to promote the effective implementation of the United Nations development agenda and to assess progress DESA, jointly with ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC and ESCAP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Social development
1011X. Contributing to the Achievement of Millennium Development Goals and Other Internationally Agreed Development Goals in Africa through Strengthening Public Sector Human Resource Management Capacities DESA, in collaboration with ECA Africa Social development
1011Y.Supporting the Establishment of a Latin American Parliamentary Knowledge Network DESA, in collaboration with ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Governance and institution-building
1011Z. Strengthening National Capacities to Adapt to Climate Change through Improving Management of Water Variability and other Climate-Driven Changes in Africa DESA, in collaboration with ECA and UNITAR Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011AA.Strengthening National Reporting in Support of the Implementation of the Non-legally Binding Instrument on All Types of Forests DESA Global Environment and natural resources
1011AB. Enhancing Key Statistics and Indicators to Monitor Progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and Other Internationally Agreed Development Goals DESA, in collaboration with ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC and ESCAP Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Sustainable development; Statistics
1011AC Strengthening capacity of national policy analysts in the social and economic sectors of developing countries in the production and use of National Transfer Accounts DESA in collaboration with ECLAC, ESCWA and ESCAP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia Social development; Population
10/11AD:Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to promote the implementation of ECOSOC resolutions and the UN agenda at the country level DESA in collaboration with UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Governance and institution-building
08/09K: Building institutional capacity and networks to work with young people for development in Africa DESA in collaboration with ECA Africa Social development and social integration
0809AG: Strengthening Macroeconomics and Social Policy Coherence through Integrated Micro-Macro Modelling DESA in collaboration with UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Macroeconomics and finance; Social development
0809AH: Building capacity of governments and NGOs to promote implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa DESA in collaboration with UNHCHR Africa Social development; Governance and institution-building
0809AI Strengthening capacity of National Tax Administrations of developing countries in Latin America to reduce Tax Transaction Costs  DESA in collaboration with CIAT, ECLAC, UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean Governance and institution-building
0809AJ Supporting Finance and Planning Authorities to Formulate and Implement Macroeconomic Policies DESA in collaboration with UNDP, ESA Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Macroeconomics and finance; Governance and institution-building
0809AK Retooling Global Development: Strengthening Coherence and Coordination of Development Policies  DESA Global Social development; Governance and institution-building

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UNCTAD

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213I. Supporting small island developing States in their efforts to build economic resilience  UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213J. Accelerating progress of selected West African countries towards the achievement of internationally agreed development goals, particularly Millennium Development Goal 8, through trade-related training and capacity-building UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213K. Capacity-building for the formulation and implementation of Millennium Development Goal-oriented trade policies in developing countries contributing to accelerating achievement of Millennium Development Goals in the context of multiple and interrelated development challenges UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Latin America Trade, economics and finance
1213L. Addressing the impact of trade and trade agreements on employment in developing countries  UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213M. Strengthening of capacities of trade and planning ministries of selected least developed countries to develop and implement trade strategies that are conducive to poverty reduction UNCTAD Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213N. Building national capacities for promoting foreign direct investment in green and other growth sectors  UNCTAD Africa, Asia and the Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213O. Promoting sustainable business models for development: investing in the poor, for the poor and with the poor UNCTAD Africa; Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean; Trade, economics and finance
1213P. Strengthening pro-growth macroeconomic management capacities for enhanced regional financial and monetary cooperation among selected countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, and West and Central Africa UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213AS Capacity-building for Science, Technology and Innovation policy management in developing countries UNCTAD, STI Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance; Governance and institution−building
1213AR Strengthening Capacities of African Countries in Boosting Intra-African Trade UNCTAD, UNECA, AfDB Africa Trade, economics and finance
1011O.Strengthening Capacities in Developing Countries for the Effective Enforcement of Competition Law to Minimize Constraints to Economic Productivity UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Governance and institution-building
1011P.Addressing the Impact and Implications of the Global Financial Crisis on Developing Countries through Support to Services Sector Development UNCTAD, in collaboration with ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP and UNDP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade
1011Q.Enhancing Capacities of Developing Countries to Mainstream Gender in Trade Policy UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade; Advancement of women
1011R.Strengthening Capacity for Effective Asset and Liability Management in National Debt Management Offices UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Africa Macroeconomics and finance; Governance and institution-building
1011S.Integration of the trade dimension in the United Nations development assistance framework UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade; Governance and institution-building
1011AJ Enhancing the capacities of landlocked developing countries to attract FDI for the development and modernization of productive capacities UNCTAD Asia; Africa Macroeconomics and finance
1011AK International cooperation to develop a global monitoring system in national investment policies UNCTAD in collaboration with regional commissions Global Macroeconomics and finance
1011AU Strengthening capacities of developing countries in Africa and Asia to support their effective participation in negotiating bilateral, regional and multilateral trade facilitation arrangements UNCTAD in collaboration with ECA, ESCAP, ECE Asia; Africa International trade
1011AV Enhancing national ownership of trade-related assistance in UN country-level development plans UNCTAD in collaboration with UN-CEB cluster Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade
0809AR Strengthening capacities for policy-oriented analysis of key global development challenges at developing country universities UNCTAD Global Social development
0809AS Strengthening the capacity of policy-makers and business leaders in three BioTrade beneficiary countries in integrating REDD+ projects into BioTrade strategies UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Sustainable development; International trade; Environment and natural resources
0809AT Strengthening the capacity of the rural communities in  LDCs  to utilize the market access opportunities provided by Duty Free Quota Free (DFQF) and enhancing value- added of their traditional products UNCTAD Asia; Africa International trade

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UNEP

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213S. Development of a review system for the effective national implementation of multilateral environmental agreements UNEP Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213Q. Mainstreaming ecosystem service into the sectoral and macroeconomic policies and programmes of countries UNEP Asia, Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213R. Integrating environmental sustainability in the United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks and United Nations common country programming processes UNEP  Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AT Promoting Micro-catchment Planning and replicable Low-cost Green Investment Strategies to Improve Urban Drinking Water Supply in the DR Congo and Central Africa UNEP,CICOS Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1011T.Building the Capacity of Customs Officers to Prevent Illegal Trade in Environmentally Sensitive Commodities through the Green Customs Initiative UNEP Global Sustainable development; International trade; Environment and natural resources
1011U.Capacity-Building in National Planning for Sustainable Food Production UNEP Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia Science, technology and productive sectors
1011AL Strengthening regional and national processes for formulating and implementing sustainable energy strategies that contribute the most to GHG emission reduction UNEP in collaboration with FAO, ESCAP, ECA, ECLAC and ECE Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011AW Integrating environmental sustainability in the UNDAFs and UN common country programming processes UNEP in collaboration with UNDP Global Sustainable development
1011AX Strengthening national capacities in India and Bangladesh for integration of sustainable building practices in social housing programmes. UNEP in collaboration with UN-HABITAT Asia Social development

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UN-HABITAT

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213U. Strengthening capacity of policymakers in South-East Asia for promoting policies and developing plans for improved wastewater treatment and reuse in urban and peri-urban areas UN-Habitat and ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Social development; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213T. Strengthening the capacities of the States members of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region to address the land and property issues of internally displaced persons and refugees, with specific emphasis on women's land and property rights UN-Habitat in collaboration with ICGLR, AU and ECA Africa Social development
1213AU Increase Pacific SIDS Cities’ Resilience to Climate Change Impacts UN-HABITAT with ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1011V.Enhancing the Contribution of Local Authorities and their Partners towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals through Building the Capacity of Local Government Training Institutes UN-Habitat, in collaboration with UNDP and ILO Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Governance and institution-building
1011AN Capacity development for cities in Asia and the Pacific to increase resilience to climate change impacts  UH-Habitat jointly with ESCAP Asia Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
0809AU Building statistical capacity to monitor the Millennium Development Goal Slum Target in the context of natural disasters and housing crisis in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean UN-Habitat In collaboration with ECA, ESCAP, ESCWA, ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Environment and natural resources

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UNODC

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213V. Integrating crime-, corruption-, drug- and terrorism-related issues into the preparation of national development plans and processes UNODC Global Social development
1011N.Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Trafficking in Persons in South Eastern Europe with Special Focus on Moldova UNODC Europe Drug and crime prevention
1011AM Strengthening statistical capacity for crime prevention in Asia UNODC jointly with ESCAP Asia Statistics
1011AY Promoting Rule of Law and Governance in the Criminal Justice System in Liberia  UNODC Africa Drug and crime prevention

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ECA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AV Capacity building on agri-business for women to enhance food security in Eastern Africa ECA Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Social Development
1213Z. Strengthening capacities for the development of regional agricultural value chains in Africa  ECA Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213W. Strengthening the capacity of civil registration and vital statistics systems in Africa to produce continuous and reliable indicators for measuring progress on the development agenda ECA in collaboration with ESCAP Africa Statistics
1213Y. Capacity-building for risk and disaster management systems through the use of information and communications technologies in Africa ECA in collaboration with ESCAP Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213X. Strengthening the capacity of African countries to promote the use of renewable energy to achieve sustainable development and poverty reduction  ECA in collaboration with ESCAP, ECE, ECLAC, ESCWA and DESA Africa Social development; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1011A.Facilitating effective integration of developing countries in the global economy through aid for trade schemes ECA, jointly with ECLAC, ESCWA, ECE, ESCAP Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade
1011B.Mainstreaming climate change into agricultural policies for achieving food security and poverty reduction in West Africa  ECA Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011C.Capacity-building for integrated shared water resources management in Southern Africa  ECA, in collaboration with ECE and ESCAP Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011AE Strengthening capacities of African policy-makers to mainstream natural disaster risk reduction into national and regional development policies and strategies in Africa ECA in collaboration with DESA and UNISDR Africa Environment and natural resources; Governance and institution-building
0809AL Interregional Cooperation on the Use of Data on Informal Sector and Informal Employment in National Accounts ECA, jointly with ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA, in collaboration with UNSD (DESA), ILO, AFRISTAT  Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Social development
0809AM Capacity-building of Government Officials in management of public-private partnerships for improved service delivery and infrastructure development in Africa ECA in collaboration with ECE, ESCAP Africa Social development; Governance and institution-building

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ECE

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AA. Strengthening the capacities of developing countries and countries with economies in transition to facilitate legitimate border crossing, regional cooperation and integration ECE in collaboration with ESCAP, ESCWA, ECA, and ECLAC Europe and Central Asia Governance and institution−building
1213AB. Promoting energy efficiency investments for climate change mitigation and sustainable development ECE in collaboration with ESCAP, ESCWA, ECA, ECLAC, UNIDO and DESA Global Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AW Sustainable forest management for greener economies in the Caucasus and Central Asia ECE, FAO and UNCTs Europe and Central Asia Sustainable development,environment and natural resources
1011E.Facilitating climate change adaptation in transport through addressing the energy-environment linkage ECE, jointly with the ECLAC, ESCWA, ECA, ESCAP Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011AG Strengthening statistical capacity of countries with economies in transition to assess progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goal on Environmental Sustainability and provide data on environmental vulnerabilities ECE in collaboration with DESA Europe; Asia Statistics
1011AO Strengthening the Capacity of Developing and Transition Economies to Link to Global Supply Chains through the reduction of trade obstacles ECE jointly with ESCAP, ESCLAC, ESCWA, in collaboration with UNDP Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa International trade
08/09V: Water quality in Central Asia ECE in collaboration with ESCAP and UNEP Asia Environment and natural resources, governance and institution building and science and technology for development
0809AN Building the capacity of SPECA  countries to adopt and apply innovative green  technologies for climate change adaptation ECE in collaboration with ESCAP Asia Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources; Governance and institution-building

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ECLAC

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AE. Time for equality: strengthening the institutional framework of social policies  ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Social development
1213AF. Strengthening the capacities of Latin America and Asia to develop and improve labour training systems and to protect workers against unemployment ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia and the Pacific Social development
1213AD.Towards a low-carbon economy in Latin America: policy options for energy efficiency and innovation ECLAC collaboration with ECE, UNDP, other United Nations agencies and ADB Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AC. Towards productivity convergence: trade, financing and technology for small-scale enterprises  ECLAC in collaboration with ESCAP, ILO and UNCTAD Latin America and the Caribbean Trade, economics and finance
1213AX Strengthening the capacity of national governments to promote the social inclusion of youth within a context of increasing violence and insecurity, through innovative programmes and evidence-based policies ECLAC, UNCTs Latin America and the Caribbean Social development
1011F.Improving quantification of women’s unpaid work in support of poverty eradication policies ECLAC, in collaboration with DESA Latin America and the Caribbean Social development; Advancement of women
1011G.Improving management of resource allocation for environment in Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC, in collaboration with UNEP Latin America and the Caribbean Environment and natural resources; Governance and institution-building
1011H.Strengthening national statistical and inter-institutional capacities for monitoring the Millennium Development Goals through inter-regional cooperation and knowledge-sharing ECLAC, jointly with ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ESCAP, and in collaboration with DESA Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Statistics; Governance and institution-building
1011AH Improving poverty measurement: Building national statistical capacity in Caribbean countries to estimate Purchasing Power Parities ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Statistics
1011AP Strengthening national capacities of export sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean to meet the challenges of climate change ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development; International trade
1011AQ Strengthening Government and Civil Society Capacity to Incorporate Economic and Social Rights into Macroeconomic Policy ECLAC Latin America and the Caribbean Sustainable development; Macroeconomics and finance; Social development
0809AO Strengthening the Capacity of Government Officials to Adapt to Possible Scenarios of Disasters Associated with Extreme Events: Analysis for adaptation and disaster risk reduction policies ECLAC in collaboration with WB, IDB, ECA and ESCAP Latin America and the Caribbean Environment and natural resources

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ESCAP

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AG. Strengthening information and communications technology capacities for disaster risk reduction and development: addressing information, knowledge and policy gaps in Asia ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Governance and institution−building; Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AH. Strengthening capacities in countries with special needs on designing and implementing economic and social development policies to accelerate progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals ESCAP Asia and the Pacific Social development; Trade, economics and finance
1213AI. Interregional cooperation to strengthen national capacities to measure progress in achieving gender equality and women's empowerment ESCAP in collaboration with ECE, ESCWA and DESA Asia and the Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Middle East and North Africa Statistics; Social development
1213AJ. Deepening regional connectivity: strengthening capacities of Asian developing countries to increase intraregional trade by implementing paperless trade and transport facilitation systems ESCAP jointly with ECE, and in collaboration with UNCTAD Asia and the Pacific Trade, economics and finance
1213AY Building capacity and facilitating private sector involvement for infrastructure provision in less developed countries ESCAP, ECE, ESCWA and World Bank Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia; Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance
1011I.Improving Disaster Risk Preparedness in the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Region ESCAP Asia Environment and natural resources
1011J.Enhancing energy security and improving access to energy services through development of Public-Private Renewable Energy Partnerships ESCAP, jointly with ECA, ESCWA, ECE, ECLAC Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; Asia; Africa Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources
1011K. Strengthening social protection in Asia and the Pacific ESCAP, jointly with ECA, ESCWA, ECLAC Asia Social development
1011AF Strengthening capacity in mitigating the impact of the financial crisis and sustaining dynamism and inclusive development in Asia and the Pacific ESCAP Asia Macroeconomics and finance
1011AR Developing a regional financial and monetary architecture in the Asia-Pacific in support of global financial reforms ESCAP, in collaboration with DESA, UNCTAD, and regional commissions Asia Macroeconomics and finance
0809AP Capacity Building of Control Authorities and Transport Operators to Improve Efficiency of Cross-border Transport in Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries   ESCAP jointly with UNCTAD, ECA ECLAC Asia; Africa International trade
0809AQ Strengthening South-South Cooperation to increase the affordability of sustainable energy options in Asia and the Pacific ESCAP jointly with DESA, FAO, UNEP, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNIDO, in collaboration with ECLAC and ECE Asia Sustainable development; Environment and natural resources

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ESCWA

Title Entity Region Thematic cluster
1213AK. Institutional and capacity-building for Arab parliaments and other stakeholders for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security ESCWA in collaboration with ECA Middle East and North Africa Social development; Governance and institution−building
1213AN. Strengthening capacities to utilize workers' remittances in financing for development ESCWA in collaboration with ECA and DESA Middle East and North Africa Trade, economics and finance
1213AL. Academy of Information and Communications Technology Essentials for Government Leaders in the ESCWA Region ESCWA in collaboration with ESCAP Middle East and North Africa Governance and institution−building
1213AM. Developing the capacities of the Arab countries for climate change adaptation by applying integrated water resource management tools ESCWA jointly with UNEP Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources
1213AZ Building capacities in developing appropriate green technologies for improving the livelihood of rural communities in the ESCWA region ESCWA, UNEP, UNIDO, ECA, ESCAP, FAO Middle East and North Africa Sustainable development, environment and natural resources; Social Development
1011L.Capacity Building on Climate Change Mitigation for Poverty Alleviation in Western Asia ESCWA, in collaboration with ECA, ESCAP and DESA Asia Sustainable development; Social development
1011M.Strengthening Capacities in the ESCWA Region to Negotiate Bilateral Investment Treaties ESCWA, jointly with UNCTAD Asia Macroeconomics and finance
1011AI Strengthening national capacities of policy makers in the ESCWA region to formulate national youth policies and plans of action: Responding to the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) ESCWA in collaboration with UNFPA Asia Social development
1011AS Strengthening national capacities in the ESCWA region in developing green production sectors  ESCWA in collaboration with UNEP, UNIDO, UN-HABITAT Asia Sustainable development; Science, technology and productive sectors
1011AT Regional Project for Strengthening Statistical Capacity for the ESCWA Countries in Energy Statistics and Energy Balance ESCWA Asia Statistics

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