Timetable

Senior Officials Segment: [ Thursday, 25 April | Friday, 26 April | Saturday, 27 April | Sunday, 28 April ]

Ministerial Segment: [ Monday, 29 April | Tuesday, 30 April | Wednesday, 1 May ]

Senior Officials Segment

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 09:30
ESCAP Hall
Item 1: Opening of the session
(a) Opening addresses
(b) Election of officers
(c) Adoption of the agenda
09:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 1
Committee of the Whole I

Item 2: Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries

(a) Final Regional Review of the Almaty Programme of Action
(b) Biennial review of the Istanbul Programme of Action
(c) Other matters
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break Side event on Universal Health Coverage (organized by Government of Thailand)
Public Foyer
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 1
Committee of the Whole I

Item 3: Review of substantive issues:

(a) Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction and inclusive development (+CAPSA)
(b) Trade & investment (+APCTT & CSAM 1)
(c) Transport
(i) Subregional activities for development
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 2
Committee of the Whole II

Item 3: Review of substantive issues:

(d) Environment and development
(e) & (f) Information and communications technology and disaster risk reduction (+APCICT)
(g) Social development
(h) Statistics (+SIAP)
17:30 - 19:00
Dining Room
Reception hosted by the Executive Secretary of ESCAP for all delegates

1 Formerly known as the United Nations Asian and Pacific Centre for Agricultural Engineering and Machinery (UNAPCAEM)

Meeting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in Asia and the Pacific (24 April 2013)

Friday, 26 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 1
Committee of the Whole II

Item 4: Management issues:

(a) Programme changes for the biennium 2014-15
(b) Programme changes for biennium 2012-2013
(c) Technical cooperation activities of ESCAP and announcement of intended contributions

Item 5: Final review of the conference structure of the Commission, including its subsidiary structure, pursuant to resolutions 64/1 and 67/15

Item 6: Report of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives
Item 7: Dates, venue and theme topic for the 70th session of the Commission (2014)

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break Lunch for delegates from East and North-East Asia
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR)
17:30 - 19:00
Theatre
Launch of FAO flagship report "The State of Food and Agriculture"

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR)
10:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 1
Consideration and approval of draft reports from the Senior Officials Segment
(a) Committee of the Whole I
(b) Committee of the Whole II
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break Luncheon for participants of the Fourth High-level Consultation on G20
Public Foyer
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) 14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 4
Side Event: Fourth High-level Consultation on G20 Russia Summit: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) if needed 09:00 - 12:00
Green Spot Company HQs
Meeting of ESCAP Business Advisory Council
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) if needed

Ministerial Segment

Monday, 29 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
08:55 - 10:15
ESCAP Hall
Plenary
- Opening of the session
- Election of officers
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Ministerial Panel on Sustainable Development and the Development Agenda beyond 2015
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break Luncheon hosted by the Executive Secretary of ESCAP (by invitation)
Ground Floor Reception Hall
13:30 - 14:00
Theatre
Press Conference
14:00 - 17:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region
17:15 - 18:00
Conference Room 1
Side Event: Launch of "Zero Hunger Challenge" Campaign with UN Deputy Secretary-General
18:30-20:00
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangkok
Reception by Head of Delegation of Thailand

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 10:30
ESCAP Hall
Item 9: Ministerial Roundtable on Theme Study “Building resilience to natural disasters and major economic crises”
10:00 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: High-level Panel on the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break RCM Working Lunch (by invitation)
Public Foyer
14:00 - 17:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region

Item 10: Other matters

17:15 - 18:15
Conference Room 4
Side Event: Towards resilient coastal communities: Results and opportunities for regional cooperation (by invitation) 2
(ESCAP Trust Fund for Tsunami, Disasters and Climate Preparedness)

2 Delegates wishing to obtain more information or sign up for this side event may contact Mr. Alf Blikberg, Programme Officer, by phone at +66-9-1519-5413 or e-mail at [email protected]

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
10:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 1
Special Event: Executive Secretaries' Roundtable on "Rising Global South and Prospects of Interregional South-South Cooperation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development"
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 11: Adoption of the report of the Commission
15:00 - 15:30
ESCAP Hall
Closing ceremony