Item description for Economic And Social Survey of Asia And the Pacific 2006: Energizing the Global Economy by Kofi A. Annan...
The principal policy issues and challenges facing the region over the next 12 months are concerned with the course of oil prices, the threat of global external payment imbalances unwinding precipitously, the impact of higher interest rates and the potential for the avian influenza to develop into a human pandemic. Longer-term issues relate to the ongoing challenge of poverty reduction, utilizing the benefits of home remittances to simultaneously improve social indicators and macroeconomic fundamentals, and re-energizing the trade liberalization agenda following the Sixth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, held in Hong Kong, China, in December 2005.
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Studio: United Nations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.4" Width: 7.9" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Publisher United Nations
ISBN 9211204623 ISBN13 9789211204629
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More About Kofi A. Annan
Kofi A. Annan was the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, serving two terms from January 1, 1997, to December 31, 2006, and was the first to emerge from the ranks of UN staff. In 2001 Kofi Annan and the United Nations were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, with the citation praising his leadership for bringing new life to the organization.