The Asia-Pacific People’s Forum on Sustainable Development 2020

25 Mar 2020 to 27 Mar 2020
Bangkok, Thailand
Open meeting

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 24 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.