Official Documents

Schedule Last update: 4 June 2020

Annual report (ESCAP/76/35)
Resolution 76/1. Strengthening cooperation to promote the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/RES/76/1)
Resolution 76/2. Regional cooperation to address the socioeconomic effects of pandemics and crises in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/RES/76/2)
Agenda item 1

Agenda item 1. Opening of the session

Agenda item 1 (c). Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (ESCAP/76/L.1/Rev.1)
Annotated provisional agenda (ESCAP/76/L.2)
Agenda Item 2

Agenda item 2. General debate on the theme topic “Promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development”

Executive summary of the theme study on promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development (ESCAP/76/1/Rev.1)
Agenda Item 3

Agenda item 3. Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries

Executive summary of the Asia-Pacific Countries with Special Needs Development Report 2020: Leveraging Ocean Resources for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (ESCAP/76/2/Rev.1)
Summary of progress in the implementation of Commission resolutions (ESCAP/76/5, resolution 74/1)
Agenda Item 4

Agenda item 4. Regional cooperation to address the socioeconomic effects of the global health crisis

The impact of and policy responses with regard to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/76/34)
Letter dated 6 May 2020 from the Minister Counsellor and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific addressed to the Secretary of the Commission (ESCAP/76/INF/5)
Agenda Item 5

Agenda item 5. Review of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Report of the Governing Council of the Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia on its fourteenth session (ESCAP/76/3)
Subregional cooperation for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific(ESCAP/76/4)
Summary of progress in the implementation of Commission resolutions (ESCAP/76/5)
Summary of the meetings of the subsidiary bodies of the Commission held in the period 2019–2020 (ESCAP/76/6)
Annual reports of international and intergovernmental organizations provided to the Commission (ESCAP/76/INF/1)

Agenda item 5 (a). Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development

Report of the Seventh Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (ESCAP/76/7)

Agenda item 5 (b). Social development

Report of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on the Beijing+25 Review (ESCAP/76/8)
Asia-Pacific Declaration on Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+25 Review (ESCAP/76/8/Add.1)
Action plan to strengthen regional cooperation on social protection in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/76/9)
Asia-Pacific indicator framework for monitoring progress towards the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and of the commitments contained in the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development (ESCAP/76/10)

Agenda item 5 (c). Environment and development

Executive summary of the theme study on promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development (ESCAP/76/1)
Report of the Governing Council of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization on its fifteenth session (ESCAP/76/11)
The urban opportunity: accelerating local actions to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ESCAP/76/12)

Agenda item 5 (d). Disaster risk reduction

Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management on its fourth session (ESCAP/76/13)
Subregional and regional approaches for disaster resilience (ESCAP/76/14)

Agenda item 5 (e). Energy

Regional road map on power system connectivity: promoting cross-border electricity connectivity for sustainable development (ESCAP/76/15)

Agenda item 5 (f). Transport

Executive summary of the theme study on promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development (ESCAP/76/1)

Agenda item 5 (g). Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction and financing for development

Transforming economies to make them consistent with the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ESCAP/76/16)

Agenda item 5 (h). Trade and investment

Trade and investment as drivers for accelerated implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ESCAP/76/18)

Agenda item 5 (i). Information and communications technology, science, technology and innovation

Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development on its fourteenth session (ESCAP/76/19)
Report of the Governing Council of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology on its fifteenth session (ESCAP/76/20)
Policy priorities for transformation to inclusive digital economies (ESCAP/76/21)

Agenda item 5 (j). Statistics

Report of the Governing Council of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific on its fifteenth session (ESCAP/76/22)
Report of the 5th meeting of the Regional Steering Group for Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP/76/23/Rev.1)
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 14 on life below water: accounting for our oceans (ESCAP/76/24)
Agenda Item 6

Agenda item 6. Management issues

Agenda item 6 (a). Proposed programme plan for 2021

Proposed programme plan for 2021 (A/75/6 (Sect.19)).

Agenda item 6 (b). Programme changes for the 2020 programme plan

Programme changes for the 2020 programme plan (ESCAP/76/26)

Agenda item 6 (c). Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development

Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development (ESCAP/76/27)

Agenda item 6 (d). Report on the evaluation activities of the Commission during the biennium 2018–2019 and outcomes of the evaluation/review of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific, the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization and the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management.

Report on the evaluation of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific pursuant to resolution 71/1 (ESCAP/76/28)
Evaluation of the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific pursuant to resolution 71/1 (ESCAP/76/INF/2)
Report on the evaluation of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization pursuant to resolution 71/1 (ESCAP/76/29)
Evaluation of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization pursuant to resolution 71/1 (ESCAP/76/INF/3)
Report on the review of the establishment of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management pursuant to resolution 71/11 (ESCAP/76/30)
Review of the establishment of the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management pursuant to resolution 71/11 (ESCAP/76/INF/4)
Report on the evaluation activities of the Commission during the biennium 2018–2019 (ESCAP/76/31)
Agenda Item 7

Agenda item 7. Review of the conference structure of the Commission pursuant to resolution 73/1.

Summary of progress in the implementation of Commission resolutions (ESCAP/76/5, resolution 74/5)
Review of the conference structure of the Commission pursuant to resolution 73/1 (ESCAP/76/32)
Agenda Item 8

Agenda item 8. 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/76/33)
Agenda Item 9

Agenda item 9. Dates and venue of and theme topic for the seventy-seventh session of the Commission (2021)

Dates and venue of and theme topic for the seventy-seventh session of the Commission (2021) (ESCAP/76/17)
Agenda Item 10

Agenda item 10. Other matters

Agenda Item 11 End

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