Timetable

Senior Officials Segment: [ Monday, 25 May | Tuesday, 26 May | Wednesday, 27 May ]

Ministerial Segment: [ Thursday, 28 May | Friday, 29 May ]

Senior Officials Segment

Monday, 25 May 2015

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 10:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 1:

Opening of the session

(a) Opening addresses

(b) Election of officers

(c) Adoption of the agenda

10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 12:00
Conference Room 1
Committee of the Whole I

Item 3: Review of substantive issues:

(a) Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction and inclusive development

(b) Trade & investment

(c) Transport

(i) Subregional activities for development

10:15 - 12:00
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

(g) Social development

(h) Statistics

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
Lunch for member States of South and South-West Asia Lunch for member States of South-East Asia
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 2
Committee of the Whole II

Item 4: Management issues:

(a) Draft programme of work for the biennium 2016-2017

(b) Programme changes for the biennium 2014-2015

(c) Partnerships and extrabudgetary contributions

Item 5: Review of the conference structure of the Commission in implementation of resolution 69/1

Item 6: Evaluation pursuant to resolution 67/4: Establishment of the Asian and Pacific centre for the development of disaster information management

Item 7: Activities of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives and Other Representatives Designated by Members of the Commission (ACPR)

Item 8: Dates, venue and theme topic for the seventy-second session of the Commission (2016)

17:30 - 19:30 Reception hosted by the Executive Secretary of ESCAP for all delegates attending the session

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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
Preparatory meeting for the Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries
Programme
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
Lunch for member States of the Pacific Lunch for member States of North and Central Asia Lunch for member States of East and North-East Asia
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR)

(continued)

[Closed meeting]

14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 4
Preparatory meeting for the Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries
Programme
(continued)

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 12:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR)

(continued)

[Closed meeting]

09:00 - 12:00
ESCAP Hall
Committee of the Whole I

Item 2: Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries
Programme
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break 12:00 - 13:30 G20 Luncheon
14:00 - 17:00
Conference Room 3
Working Group on Draft Resolutions (WGDR)

(continued)

[Closed meeting]

14:00 - 15:00
Conference Room 4
Side event: "Prosperity through Regional Trade and Transport Connectivity" hosted by the Government of Pakistan

Ministerial Segment

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
08:50 - 10:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary
Opening of the Ministerial Segment

(a) Opening addresses, including Executive Secretary's welcome and policy address

(b) Election of officers

10:00 - 10:30 Break
Group photograph

Opening of exhibition on sustainable development

10:30 - 12:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 10: Theme topic for the seventy-first session of the Commission (2015) Balancing the three dimensions of sustainable development: from integration to implementation

Ministerial roundtable

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
Luncheon hosted by the Executive Secretary (by invitation)
13:30 - 14:30
Conference Room 4, Level 1, UNCC
Launch of ESCAP-ADB-UNDP report:

Making it happen: Technology, finance and statistics for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific Asia-Pacific Regional MDGs Report 2014/2015

14:30 - 14:45
Ground Floor, UNCC
Opening of the Accessibility Centre
14:45 - 17:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 9 (a): Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region Key challenges to inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific

Country statements

17:00 - 18:15 Side event: "Blue Economy for Sustainable Use of Marine Resources and Inclusive Growth" hosted by the Government of Bangladesh
18:30 - 20:30
Vithes Samosorn
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
Sri Ayudhya Road
Reception hosted by the Royal Thai Government

Friday, 29 May 2015

Time and Venue Meeting agenda
09:00 - 10:30
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 9 (b): Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region: Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2015

Ministerial roundtable

10:30 - 12:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 9 (a): Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region Key challenges to inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific

Country statements (continued)

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break 12:00 - 13:00 Luncheon event: "Energy for Sustainable Development - From Plan to Action" hosted by the Government of the Russian Federation
(by invitation)
12:15 - 14:00
Conference Room 4
Side Event: High-level panel discussion "Sharing experiences on sustainable development" hosted by the Government of Thailand
12:15-13:00: Cocktail reception
13:00-14:00: High-level panel discussion
14:00 - 16:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 9 (a): Policy issues for the Asia-Pacific region Key challenges to inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific

Country statements (continued)

16:00 - 16:15 Break
16:15 - 17:00
ESCAP Hall
Plenary

Item 11: Other matters

Item 12: Adoption of the Report of the Commission