UNESCAP – Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) : Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies
On 27-30 March 2018, the UNESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) and GreenWIN (Green growth and win-win strategies for sustainable climate action) represented by su-re.co (Sustainability and Resilience Co.) are hosting the UNESCAP – Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) : Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies in Bankok, Thailand.
As a regional and inclusive preparatory event for the high-level political forum on sustainable development that will be held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in July 2018, the Fifth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development will engage member States, United Nations bodies, other international organizations, major groups and other stakeholders in highlighting regional and subregional perspectives on the theme of the high-level political forum in 2018, “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies”. The Forum will review in depth the cluster of Sustainable Development Goals to be discussed at the high-level political forum — Goals 6 (clean water and sanitation), 7 (affordable and clean energy), 11 (sustainable cities and communities), 12 (responsible consumption and production), 15 (life on land) and 17 (partnership for the Goals) — as well as the interlinkages within the cluster and with other Goals. The Forum will support the presentation of voluntary national reviews and will assess the progress made with regard to the regional road map for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific.
- At this occasion, su-re.co is going to represent GreenWin on APSFD pavilion of partnership event. To do so, the members of su-re.co attending the event will provide the participants with an overview of GreenWIN work and with a focus on su-re.co activity as a case study of its work.
Scope of the Pavilion of Partnerships
The objective of the Pavilion of Partnerships is to provide additional informal space for member States, civil society, UN agencies and other stakeholders to share good practices for integrated and inclusive approaches for implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
How does it work?
Participants in the Pavilion of Partnerships (member States, UN agencies, other partners and stakeholders) are most welcome to share their knowledge products, audio-visual materials and other non-traditional means of information sharing and interactive engagement of audiences in addition to posters, hand-outs, leaflets, booklets, publications) at designated booths in the exhibition area, as well as during side events and networking sessions taking place during the 5th APFSD.
Networking sessions, including Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) presentations, learning café, market place sessions and others will be hosted to allow stakeholders and policy makers attending the 5th APFSD to share and promote pertinent issues in a non-formal setting.
su-re.co on behalf of GreenWIN will join the Pavilion of Partnerships and Networking Session to disseminates GreenWIN development as a part of WP 7. Everything related to GreenWIN work, from policy brief to partners profile will be disseminated during the event by su-re.co utilizing the Pavilion of Partnerships’ booth. This will hopefully increase the awareness of the international participant on GreenWIN.