Schedule Last updated: 21 May 2020

Subject to changes.

09:00 - 12:00

PLENARY (virtual)*

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Agenda item 1.
Opening of the session:
  • (a) Opening statements.
  • (b) Election of officers.
  • (c) Adoption of the agenda.
Agenda item 2.
General debate on the theme topic: "Promoting economic, social and environmental cooperation on oceans for sustainable development"
Agenda item 3.
Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries
Agenda item 4.
Regional cooperation to address the socioeconomic effects of the global health crisis

* Tentative list of agenda items to be covered in the morning session.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch 13:30 - 16:30

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

(a) Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development.
(b) Social development.
(c) Environment and development.
(d) Disaster risk reduction.
(e) Energy.
(f) Transport.
(g) Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction and financing for development.
(h) Trade and investment.
(i) Information and communications technology, science, technology and innovation.
(j) Statistics.

Agenda item 6.
Management issues

(a) Proposed programme plan for 2021.
(b) Programme changes for the 2020 programme plan.
(c) Overview of partnerships, extrabudgetary contributions and capacity development.
(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.

Agenda item 7.
Review of the conference structure of the Commission pursuant to resolution 73/1
Agenda item 8.
Activities of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives and Other Representatives Designated by Members of the Commission
Agenda item 9.
Dates and venue of and theme topic for the seventy-seventh session of the Commission (2021)
Agenda item 10.
Other matters
Agenda item 11.
Adoption of the report of the Commission

* Tentative list of agenda items to be covered during the afternoon session.



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