The Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) is established as a regional institution of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) through the adoption of Commission resolution 71/11. Elected members of the Governing Council for the period 2016-2019 comprise, along with the host country the Islamic Republic of Iran, Bangladesh; Cambodia; Macao, China; Nepal; Pakistan; the Philippines; Sri Lanka and Turkey. The Governing Council of APDIM will hold its third session in Tehran, the Islamic Republic of Iran, on 19 December 2018. The annotated provisional agenda of the session is attached. Additional information will made available soon.