The Asia-Pacific People’s Forum on Sustainable Development and Youth Forum for the APFSD

19 Mar 2020 to 24 Mar 2020
Bangkok, Thailand
By invitation only

Engaging major groups and other stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is convening the seventh Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) in Bangkok on 25 - 27 March 2020.

This is the seventh year of the APFSD. Each year, it is organized as an inclusive inter-governmental forum. Major groups and other stakeholders are invited to participate and contribute to shaping the regional development agenda. As in other years, there will be a forum for civil society (“Peoples Forum”) on 22-24 March 2020 and Youth Forum on 19-21 March 2020.

The call for participation of major groups and other stakeholders* in these preparatory events, and the APFSD, opened on 27 December 2019. The link to submit the application is at

The deadline is 29 January – please earmark these dates, see the attached call (below), help to spread the news, and check our webpages for more information.

*Representatives from the private sector, local government, academia and think tanks interested to participate in the APFSD should contact [email protected] directly within 28 February 2020. All others must apply through the above call.

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