9th ESCAP Business Advisory Council (EBAC) Meeting
The Ninth Meeting of the ESCAP Business Advisory Council (EBAC) was convened on 19 May 2015 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by 19 EBAC members, 23 associate members, two advisors, and nine observers. From 18 May to 20 May, the Sustainable Business Network task forces also met separately at the United Nations Conference Centre. The Meeting was chaired by Datuk Seri Mohamed Iqbal Rawther, EBAC Chair, Group Executive Director, Farlim Group Malaysia, and Ms. Mia Mikic, Officer-in-Charge of the, Trade and Investment Division (TID), ESCAP. Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP attended the opening session and made an introductory statement.
The Meeting adopted the revised terms of reference and guidelines and membership criteria for EBAC and ESBN. Task Forces also held meetings prior to the EBAC Meeting, and the chairs provided briefings during the EBAC meeting.