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Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2014

Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development: Consolidating and reaching out for development justice

Date: 15 May 2014 to 17 May 2014
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

As a preparatory event for the first Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD), a Civil Society Forum was convened by ESCAP in collaboration with civil society partners to enable civil society organizations from different sectors and countries to come together and explore common ground and actions, develop common messages for the APFSD on issues including means of implementation for just and transformative development agenda, and coordinate strategies for more effective participation in the post-2015 process. The forum also discussed the establishment of the Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism for sustainable development in Asia-Pacific.


“Advancing a Peoples’ Agenda for Development Justice”: Summary of Civil Society Recommendations for the APFSD: FSD_Outcome_CivSociety (English only)

Communique on Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (RCEM): FSD_Outcome_Communique (English only)


Tentative programme for the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development: FSDCS_P1E (English only)

Concept paper on a Regional CSO/Stakeholder Engagement Mechanism for Post-2015: Proposal from Asia-Pacific Region: FSDCS_APRCEM_Concept Paper


Reference : http://www.unescap.org/events/apfsd-cs


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  • Farmers
  • Fisher Folks
  • Youth, Children and Adolescents 
  • Migrants
  • Trade Union/Workers
  • People Living with and affected by HIV
  • People Displaced by Disasters and Conflict
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Science and Technology
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Local Authorities 
  • NGO
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