The fifty-sixth session of the United Nations Economic and Social
Commission for Asia and the Pacific was held 1-7 June 2000 at the
United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.
The theme topic of the fifty-sixth Session is "Development through globalization and partnership in the twenty-first century: an Asia-Pacific perspective for integrating developing countries and economies in transition into the international trading system on a fair and equitable basis". An on-line version will be available from the ESCAP web site (www.unescap.org/56/)
This site contains the documents for the Session. They can be read on-line in English and it is also possible to download them in Word format in Chinese, English, French and Russian.