The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual meeting convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and aims to strengthen the region’s readiness for the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). The theme of the 8th APFSD is "Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Asia and the Pacific". It will be organized from March 23 to 26, in a hybrid mode of online and offline.
In-depths review will be conducted on SDGs 1 (No Poverty), 2 (Zero Hunger), 3 (Good Health and Well-Being), 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), 10 (Reduce Inequalities), 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), 13 (Climate Action), 16 (Peace, Justice and strong institutions) and 17 (Partnerships for the goals)
This page introduces IGES' key messages for APFSD2021, related events and related publications.
Carbon neutrality: The future of Asia-Pacific -- Contribution to the transition toward decarbonisation --
High-level Dialogue on “Joining hands for Asia-Pacific’s COVID-19 Recovery – pathways for building back better together”
26 March 2021, 10:30-11:30 (Bangkok time).