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Annual report of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/40)




Account of proceedings of the 73rd session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/41)




A conference structure of the Commission aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/ESCAP/RES/73/1)
Strengthening the regional mechanism for the implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries for the Decade 2014-2024 (E/ESCAP/RES/73/2)
Advancing integrated and seamless connectivity for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/RES/73/3)
Implementation of the Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/RES/73/4)
Strengthening Asia-Pacific’s support for the United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (E/ESCAP/RES/73/5)
Implementation of the Asia-Pacific Information Superhighway initiative through regional cooperation (E/ESCAP/RES/73/6)
Enhancing regional cooperation for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/RES/73/7)
Strengthening regional cooperation for sustainable energy development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/RES/73/8)
Regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/RES/73/9)




Agenda Item 1

Agenda Item: 1. Opening of the session

Agenda Item: 1 (c) Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/73/L.1)
Annotated provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/73/L.2/Rev.1)
Agenda Item 2

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

Agenda Item: 2 (a) Development issues relevant to least developed countries

Regional implementation of the Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011-2020 (E/ESCAP/73/1)
Report on the Regional Capacity-building Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals Modelling for the Least Developed Countries in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/2)

Agenda Item: 2 (b) Development issues relevant to landlocked developing countries

Regional implementation of the Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries for the Decade 2014-2024 (E/ESCAP/73/3)

Agenda Item: 2 (c) Development issues relevant to Pacific Island developing countries

Report on progress made on the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Sustainable Development Goals in the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/4)

Agenda Item: 2 (d) Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2017

Summary of the Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2017 (E/ESCAP/73/5)
Agenda Item 3

Agenda Item: 3 Review of issues pertinent to the subsidiary structure of the Commission, including the work of the regional institutions

Summary of progress in the implementation of Commission resolutions (E/ESCAP/73/6)
Interim programme performance report for the biennium 2016-2017 (E/ESCAP/73/INF/7)

Agenda Item: 3 (a) Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction and financing for development

Report of the Governing Council of the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture on its thirteenth session (E/ESCAP/73/8)
Report on the Regional Workshop on the Adaptation of the 2030 Agenda and the Istanbul Programme of Action at the National Level for the Least Developed Countries in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/9)

Agenda Item: 3 (b) Trade and investment

Report of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation on its first session (E/ESCAP/73/10)
Report of the 3rd meeting of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation (E/ESCAP/73/11)
Report on trade, investment, science, technology and innovation as means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/ESCAP/73/12)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology on its twelfth session (E/ESCAP/73/13)
Report of the Governing Council of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization on its twelfth session (E/ESCAP/73/14)
Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2017 (E/ESCAP/73/INF/8)

Agenda Item: 3 (c) Transport

Report of the Ministerial Conference on Transport on its third session (E/ESCAP/73/15)
Ministerial Declaration on Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, including the Regional Action Programme for Sustainable Transport Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific, phase I (2017-2021) (E/ESCAP/73/15/Add.1)
Global attention to sustainable transport development (E/ESCAP/73/INF/6)

Agenda Item: 3 (d) Environment and development

Urbanization and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific: linkages and policy implications (E/ESCAP/73/16)
Starting implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific region: a focus on integration and environment and development issues (E/ESCAP/73/17)
Report of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and South-East Asia (CCOP) (E/ESCAP/73/INF/1/Rev.1)
Report of the Mekong River Commission (E/ESCAP/73/INF/2)

Agenda Item: 3 (e) Information and communications technology, science, technology and innovation

Report of the Committee on Information and Communications Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation on its first session (E/ESCAP/73/10)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development on its eleventh session (E/ESCAP/73/18)

Agenda Item: 3 (f) Disaster risk reduction

Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management on its first session (E/ESCAP/73/19)
Space applications for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/ESCAP/73/20)
Report on regional cooperation mechanisms for multihazard risk assessment and early warning (E/ESCAP/73/21)
Report of the Typhoon Committee (E/ESCAP/73/INF/3/Rev.1)
Report of the Panel on Tropical Cyclones (E/ESCAP/73/INF/4)

Agenda Item: 3 (g) Social development

Preparations for the third regional review of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/22)
Preparations for the high-level intergovernmental meeting on the midpoint review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022 (E/ESCAP/73/23)

Agenda Item: 3 (h) Statistics

Report of the Committee on Statistics on its fifth session (E/ESCAP/73/24)
Report on the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific on its 2nd meeting (E/ESCAP/73/25)
Report of the Governing Council of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific on its twelfth session (E/ESCAP/73/26)

Agenda Item: 3 (i) Subregional activities for development

Report of the Governing Council of the Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia on its eleventh session (E/ESCAP/73/27)
Subregional perspectives on sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/28)

Agenda Item: 3 (j) Energy

Report of the Committee on Energy on its first session (E/ESCAP/73/30)
Status of the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 7 in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/INF/5)
Agenda Item 4

Agenda Item: 4. Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Agenda Item: 4 (a) Fourth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

Report of the Fourth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (E/ESCAP/73/31)

Agenda Item: 4 (b) Financing for development

Note verbale dated 10 May 2017 from the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Thailand addressed to the secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/32)
Agenda Item 5

Agenda Item: 5. Management issues

Agenda Item: 5 (a) Proposed programme of work for the biennium 2018-2019

Proposed programme of work for the biennium 2018-2019 (E/ESCAP/73/33)

Agenda Item: 5 (b) Programme changes for the biennium 2016-2017

Programme changes for the biennium 2016-2017 (E/ESCAP/73/34)

Agenda Item: 5 (c) Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development

Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development (E/ESCAP/73/35)
Agenda Item 6

Agenda Item: 6. Review of the implementation of resolution 71/1

Review of the implementation of Commission resolution 71/1 (E/ESCAP/73/36)
Corrigendum (E/ESCAP/73/36/Corr.1)
Agenda Item 7

Agenda Item: 7. Activities of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives and Other Representatives Designated by Members of the Commission

Report of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives and Other Representatives Designated by Members of the Commission (E/ESCAP/73/37)
Agenda Item 8

Agenda Item: 8. Dates, venue and theme topic for the seventy-fourth session of the Commission (2018)

Dates, venue and theme topic for the seventy-fourth session of the Commission (2018) (E/ESCAP/73/38)
Agenda Item 9

Agenda Item: 9. Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region

Agenda Item: 9 (a) Inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific through regional economic cooperation and integration

Enhancing regional economic cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/39)
Note verbale dated 28 April 2017 from the Office of H.E. Mr. Min Bahadur Shrestha, Vice-Chairman, National Planning Commission of Nepal addressed to the secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/INF/9)

Agenda Item: 9 (b) Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017

Summary of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017 (E/ESCAP/73/29)
Agenda Item 10

Agenda Item: 10. Theme topic for the seventy-third session of the Commission: “Regional cooperation for sustainable energy.”

Enhancing regional cooperation for sustainable energy in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/73/7)
Agenda Item 12 End

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