Timetable for Phase II

Senior Officials Segment: [ Monday, 4 August | Tuesday, 5 August | Wednesday, 6 August ]

Ministerial Segment: [ Thursday, 7 August | Friday, 8 August ]

Preparatory meeting for the Special Body

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 17:30
Conference Room 4
Preparatory meeting for the Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries

Senior Officials Segment

Monday, 4 August 2014

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
ESCAP Hall
Committee of the Whole I

Item 2: Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries*
High-level exchange on development cooperation in the post 2015 era: perspectives from Asia-Pacific Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Pacific Island Developing Countries
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
Lunch for member States of South and South-West Asia Lunch for member States of North and Central Asia Lunch for member States of South-East Asia
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)

(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)
Item 4: Management issues:

(b) Programme changes for the biennium 2014-15;
(d) Technical cooperation activities of ESCAP and announcement of intended contributions
17:30 - 19:00
UNCC Dining Room
Welcome reception hosted by the Executive Secretary of ESCAP for all delegates attending the Commission session

Note: */ One-day preparatory meeting of the Special Body will be held on Sunday, 3 August 2014.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) [Closed Meeting] 09:00 - 09:30
Conference Room 4
Special Event: Regional consultation on Accountability for the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Opening of Meeting
09:30 - 10:30
Conference Room 4
Session 1: National Leadership on Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:00
Conference Room 4
Session 1 (continued): National Leadership on Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
Lunch for member States of the Pacific

Lunch for member States of East and North-East Asia
14:00-17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) [Closed Meeting] 14:00-15:30
Conference Room 4
Session 2: Regional Platforms for Accountability: Role and Functions for Asia and the Pacific
15:30-15:45 Break
15:45-17:00
Conference Room 4
Session 3: Accountability and a Renewed Global Partnership

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) [Closed Meeting] 09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 4
Special Event (continued): Regional consultation on Accountability for the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Session 4: Innovations and partnerships for the future we want: The role of the private sector
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
Fifth Asia-Pacific G-20 Consultation Luncheon (Public Foyer)
14:00-17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR) [Closed Meeting] 13:30-15:00
Theatre
Press conference and launch of the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific
16:15-17:15
Conference Room 4
Special Event: Regional consultation on Accountability for the Post 2015 Development Agenda

Review chair's summary (The draft chair's summary will be circulated at 14:00)

Ministerial Segment

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00-10:15
ESCAP Hall
Opening session:
- ES’s Welcome and Policy Address
- Inaugural Address
- Keynote address
- Election of officers
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 9: Theme topic for the seventieth session of the Commission (2014)
- Ministerial Roundtable on theme topic "Regional Connectivity for Shared Prosperity"
12:00 - 14:00
Ground Floor Reception Hall
Lunch Break
Luncheon hosted by the Executive Secretary of ESCAP (Ground Floor Reception Hall)
(Heads of Delegations by invitation)
14:00-15:15
ESCAP Hall
Side-event: Mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific region: Paving the way to the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai, Japan (co-organized by ESCAP and Japan)
15:30-17:30
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region
(country statements)
18:30-20:00
Pullman Bangkok Kingpower Hotel
Reception hosted by the delegation of Thailand for all delegates attending the Commission session

Friday, 8 August 2014

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00-12:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region
- Ministerial Panel on Asia-Pacific Perspectives on Sustainable Development and Development Financing
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-16:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 8: Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region
(country statements)

Item 10: Other matters

16:00-17:00
ESCAP Hall
Item 11: Adoption of the report of the Commission
(resolutions and decisions only)