The Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development 2016


  • United Nations Building Rajadamnern Nok Avenue Bangkok 10200 Thailand

Hosted by:

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)


The Asia-Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development will be convened by ESCAP in collaboration with Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) on behalf of Asia Pacific Regional CSO Engagement Mechanism (AP-RCEM) as a preparatory event for the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). Following on the progress of the region in bringing the concept of Development Justice1 to the attention of the global community, and the establishment of AP-RCEM2 in 2014, the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Sustainable Development 2016 will bring civil society organizations from different sectors and countries together to explore common ground and actions and develop common messages for the APFSD, as well as coordinate strategies for more meaningful participation in the regional intergovernmental processes for sustainable development.