Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2015
Pursuant to the General Assembly resolution 69/270, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will convene the second session of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2015) for soliciting Asia-Pacific regional input to the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2015 which will be held from 26 June to 8 July 2015 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
APFSD 2015 will take place on 21 and 22 May 2015 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. The theme of this year’s session will soon be decided in line with the theme of HLPF 2015 “strengthening integration, implementation and review – HLPF after 2015”. The programme will be posted on this page once it becomes available.
Participants of APFSD 2015 will include representatives from governments, Major Groups, and international organizations. Pre-registration is required for all participants. Announcement and invitation will be sent through different channels to various groups:
- Governments: The official invitation for nomination will be sent through the diplomatic channel.
- Major Group: The guideline for Major Group participation will be announced on ESCAP website.
- International organizations: The announcement will be made through the United Nations Regional Coordination Mechanism.
All information on APFSD 2015 will be posted on this page as it becomes available. Please direct questions regarding APFSD 2015 via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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