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Annual report (ESCAP/74/43)






Supporting the smooth transition of the least developed countries in Asia and the Pacific towards a sustainable graduation (ESCAP/74/RES/1)
Promotion of the regional framework for the planning, design, development and operations of dry ports of international importance (ESCAP/74/RES/2)
Improving road safety in Asia and the Pacific for sustainable transport systems (ESCAP/74/RES/3)
Implementation of the Ministerial Declaration on Environment and Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2017 (ESCAP/74/RES/4)
Transition of the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture to an intergovernmental organization outside the United Nations system (ESCAP/74/RES/5)
Advancing disaster-related statistics in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/RES/6)
Towards disability-inclusive sustainable development: implementation of the Beijing Declaration, including the Action Plan to Accelerate the Implementation of the Incheon Strategy (ESCAP/74/RES/7)
Accelerating the implementation of the Regional Action Framework on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/RES/8)
Implementation of the outcomes of the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (ESCAP/74/RES/9)
Implementation of the Ministerial Declaration on Enhancing Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration to Support the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/RES/10)
Strengthening regional cooperation to tackle inequality in all its forms in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/RES/11)


Agenda Item 1

Agenda Item: 1. Opening of the session

Agenda Item: 1 (c) Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (ESCAP/74/L.1/Rev.1)
Annotated provisional agenda (ESCAP/74/L.2/Rev.1)
Agenda Item 2

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

Summary of the Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2018 (ESCAP/74/1)
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 (ESCAP/74/2)
Programme performance report for the biennium 2016-2017 (ESCAP/74/3)

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

Report of the Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development at its first session (ESCAP/74/4)
Summary of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2018 (ESCAP/74/41)

Agenda Item 3 (b). Trade and investment

Report of the Committee on Trade and Investment on its fifth session (ESCAP/74/5)
Report of the fourth meeting of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation (ESCAP/74/6)
Trade and investment in Asia and the Pacific: policy challenges and secretariat response (ESCAP/74/8)
Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2018 (ESCAP/74/INF/6)

Agenda Item: 3 (c) Transport

Strengthening regional efforts to improve road safety (ESCAP/74/9)

Agenda Item 3 (d). Environment and development

Report of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/10)
Ministerial Declaration on Environment and Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2017 (ESCAP/74/10/Add.1)
Enhancing regional coordination of water-related activities (ESCAP/74/11)
Empowering cities to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda: mobilizing municipal finance for sustainable infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region (ESCAP/74/12)
Report of the Governing Council of the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture on its fourteenth session (ESCAP/74/13)
Report of the Governing Council of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization on its thirteenth session (ESCAP/74/14)
Report of the Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and South-East Asia (ESCAP/74/INF/1)
Report of the Mekong River Commission (ESCAP/74/INF/2)

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

Report on the challenges and opportunities in the implementation of regional broadband connectivity for all in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/15)
Technology outlook for sustainable development (ESCAP/74/16)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology on its thirteenth session (ESCAP/74/7)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development on its twelfth session (ESCAP/74/18)
Emerging trends in innovation policy to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals: promoting inclusive innovation and supporting social enterprises (ESCAP/74/32)

Agenda Item 3 (f). Disaster risk reduction

Report of the Committee on Disaster Risk Reduction on its fifth session (ESCAP/74/17)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management on its second session (ESCAP/74/19)
Report of the Typhoon Committee (ESCAP/74/INF/3)
Report of the Panel on Tropical Cyclones (ESCAP/74/INF/4)

Agenda Item 3 (g). Social development

Report of the Asia-Pacific Intergovernmental Meeting on the Third Review and Appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (ESCAP/74/20)
Report of the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (ESCAP/74/21)
Chair's summary of the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (ESCAP/74/21/Add.1)
Report of the High-level Intergovernmental Meeting on the Midpoint Review of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022 (ESCAP/74/22)
Beijing Declaration, including the Action Plan to Accelerate the Implementation of the Incheon Strategy (ESCAP/74/22/Add.1)
Key social development challenges in the Asia-Pacific region in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ESCAP/74/23)
Note verbale dated 24 April 2018 from the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific addressed to the secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/INF/5)

Agenda Item 3 (h). Statistics

The Disaster-related Statistics Framework: results of the work of the Expert Group on Disaster-related Statistics in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/24)
Report on the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific on its third meeting (ESCAP/74/25)
Report of the Governing Council of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific on its thirteenth session (ESCAP/74/26)

Agenda Item 3 (i). Energy

Report of the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (ESCAP/74/27)
Ministerial Declaration of the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum (ESCAP/74/27/Add.1)
Report on energy transition in Asia and the Pacific: pathways for ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (ESCAP/74/28)

Agenda Item 3 (j). Subregional activities for development

Report of the Governing Council of the Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia on its twelfth session (ESCAP/74/29)
Subregional perspectives on inequality in Asia and the Pacific and update on subregional activities for development (ESCAP/73/30)
Agenda Item 4

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

Report of the Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (ESCAP/74/31)
Agenda Item 5

Agenda Item 5. Regional economic cooperation and integration in Asia and the Pacific

Report of the Second Ministerial Conference on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/33)
Ministerial Declaration on Enhancing Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration to Support the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/74/33/Add.1)
Integrated and seamless connectivity for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific: progress and the way forward (ESCAP/74/34)
Agenda Item 6

Agenda Item 6. Management issues

Agenda Item 6 (a). Changes to programme planning and budgeting

Changes to programme planning and budgeting (ESCAP/74/35)

Agenda Item 6 (b). Programme changes for the biennium 2018-2019

Programme changes for the biennium 2018-2019 (ESCAP/74/36)

Agenda Item 6 (c). Report on the evaluation activities of the Commission during the biennium 2016-2017

Report on the evaluation activities of the Commission during the biennium 2016-2017 (ESCAP/74/37)

Agenda Item 6 (d). Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development

Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development (ESCAP/74/38)
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 (ESCAP/74/39)
Agenda Item 8

Agenda Item 8. Dates, venue and theme topic for the seventy-fifth session of the Commission (2019)

Dates, venue and theme topic for the seventy-fifth session of the Commission (2019) (ESCAP/74/40)
Agenda Item 9

Agenda Item 9. Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region: theme topic for the seventy-fourth session of the Commission, "Inequality in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development"

Inequality in Asia and the Pacific in the era of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ESCAP/74/42)
Agenda Item 11 End

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