The Asia-Pacific region’s successful achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development needs to be driven by broad-based productivity gains and rebalancing of economies towards domestic and regional demand.
On 7-8 April 2016, Beijing held the meeting of Senior Officials of counternarcotics agencies of the SCO Member States, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan said.
Council of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was held in Moscow, Russia, on 8 April.
The Government of China announced restrictions on trade with North Korea in line with new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang, according to local mass media.
The economies of Europe and Central Asia (ECA) continue to face difficult headwinds in an increasingly complex and uncertain global economic environment, with short-term prospects differing substantially across countries, according to a new World Bank report.
On 5-6 April 2016, Beijing hosted a meeting of Permanent Working Group of the SCO Member States on scientific and technical cooperation.
Asia and the Pacific is recognized for its leadership in global output, trade and development. The region has a new opportunity to lead on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a multidimensional, multisectoral and multiagency undertaking.
A meeting of the CIS Council of Foreign Ministers will be held in Moscow, Russia, on 8 April 2016.