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29 to 31 March 2017 | By invitation only

Pursuant to ESCAP resolution 72/6 Committing to the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, Governments and other stakeholders will convene at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2017) on the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing Asia-Pacific.”

As an inclusive regional intergovernmental forum, APFSD 2017 will engage member States, United Nations and other institutions, and major groups and other stakeholders in dialogue on (1) Regional perspectives on the implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including in depth review of the theme and SDGs: 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 and 14 and 17, the cluster of goals to be discussed by the High-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) in 2017; and (2) Strengthening implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific, including the consideration of a draft regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific, with a view to strengthening implementation efforts. 

The proceedings of the Forum will be broadcast live through the ESCAP YouTube channel.

The event will be preceded by a civil society foruma youth forum, capacity building workshop for countries submitting Voluntary National Reports to the HLPF, and other events.

Queries may be directed to: [email protected]

 

Statements

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Opening Session

Agenda Item 2(a)

Member States

Major Groups and Other Stakeholders

Agenda Item 2(b)

Member States

Major Groups and Other Stakeholders

Agenda Item 2(c)

Member States

Major Groups and Other Stakeholders

Agenda Item 3(a)

Member States

Major Groups and Other Stakeholders

Agenda Item 3(b)

Member States

UN system, international organizations and other agencies

Major Groups and Other Stakeholders

 

Roundtables

Registration to participate in the in-depth review of the cluster of goals during APFSD4.

2017 Cluster of Goals

[English only]

Roundtable Information

[English only]

 

Side Events

Side events schedule: APFSD 2017

Commemoration of the World Water Day 2017

Workshop on multi-stakeholder partnerships for the SDGs implementation in Asia and the Pacific

Pavilion of Partnerships for Sustainable Development 2017

Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific for SDG Implementation in Developing and Least Developed Countries

The contribution of Family Farming to achieving SDGs in Asia 

SRHR and Gender Equality: Crucial to Eradicating Poverty in Asia Pacific

Including Persons with Disabilities in Sustainable Development

New platforms for civil society engagement with governments for realizing the 2030 Agenda

Migration: A Critical Factor for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction for Poverty Eradication in Asia-Pacific

Technology and Sustainability (GCCS 2017 – Destination India)

Voluntary National Review – Learning Café

Other Supporting Events

  • SDG Week (28 November - 2 December 2016)
  • SDG Week (27 November - 1 December 2017)

for more information, please contact

ESCAP APFSD [email protected]