Bangladesh re-elected to UNESCAP's 3 regional institutions
Bangladesh has been re-elected as the member of three important regional institutions of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), garnering the second highest number of votes, during its 71 session.
The institutions are: Asia Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT), Centre for the Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA), and Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM), according to a message of
the Bangladesh mission in Bangkok received yesterday.
Based in Incheon, Korea, APCICT works to strengthen efforts of ESCAP's member countries to use ICT in their socio-economic development through building human and institutional capacity.
CAPSA, based in Bogor, Indonesia, aims to strengthen South-South Dialogue and intra-regional learning on poverty, food security and sustainable agriculture.
The vision of CSAM, based in Beijing, China, is to achieve production gains, improved rural livelihood and poverty alleviation through sustainable agricultural mechanisation for a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable Asia and the Pacific.