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Outcome documents of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific

Outcome documents of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

Report of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/6)
Chair’s summary of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/7)
Ministerial Declaration on Environment and Development for Asia and the Pacific, 2017 (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/5)
Report of the senior officials of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/6)


Agenda Item 1

1. Opening of the senior officials segment of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific

(c) Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.1-UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.1)
Annotated Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.2-UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.2)
Agenda Item 2

2. Review of implementation of:

(a) Recommendations of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (2010)

Progress in the implementation of the recommendations and endorsed initiatives of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/1)

(c) Astana Green Bridge Initiative

Brief country progress report on the implementation of the Astana Green Bridge Initiative and the Green Bridge Partnership Programme over the period 2010-2017 (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/INF/2)
Agenda Item 3

3. Policy perspectives towards a resource-efficient Asia-Pacific region

Sustainable management of natural resources in Asia and the Pacific: trends, challenges and opportunities in resource efficiency and policy perspectives (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/2)
Agenda Item 4

4. Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific

Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/3)
Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/WP.1)
Agenda Item 6

6. Opening of the senior officials segment of the second Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (member States primarily served by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)1

(c) Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.1-UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.1)
Annotated Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.2-UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.2)
Agenda Item 7

7. Review of implementation in Asia and the Pacific of the resolutions adopted by the United Nations Environment Assembly at its second session, in 2016, and discussion of regional priorities for the United Nations Environment Programme in Asia and the Pacific

Progress in implementation in Asia and the Pacific of the resolutions adopted by the United Nations Environment Assembly and the key regional priorities and emerging issues as reflected in six global environment outlook regional assessments for Asia and the Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/1)
Agenda Item 8

8. Regional input to outcomes of the third session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (2017)

(a) Theme: “Towards a pollution-free planet”

Towards a pollution-free planet (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/2)
Towards a pollution-free Asia-Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/INF/1)

(b) Draft resolutions of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session

Draft resolutions of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/3)

(c) Draft declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session

Draft declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/4)
Agenda Item 9

9. Discussion regarding institutional arrangements for the Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

Draft document on institutional arrangements for the Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/5)
Agenda Item 10

10. Adoption of the draft outcomes of the second Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (member States primarily served by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)1

Draft report of the senior officials of the second Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/6)
Agenda Item 11

11. Adoption of the report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific

Draft report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/CRP.1)
Agenda Item 12

12. Opening of the session

(c) Adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.1- UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.1)
Annotated Provisional agenda (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.2- UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/L.2)
Agenda Item 13

13. Ministerial dialogue: “Towards a resource-efficient and pollution-free Asia-Pacific region”

Towards a resource-efficient and pollution-free Asia-Pacific region (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/INF/1-UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/INF/2)
Agenda Item 14

14. Matters pertaining to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

(a) Policy perspectives on the environment and development in Asia and the Pacific

Sustainable management of natural resources in Asia and the Pacific: trends, challenges and opportunities in resource efficiency and policy perspectives (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/2)

(b) Consideration of the report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific

Report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/4)
Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.4)
Agenda Item 15

15. Matters pertaining to the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (member States primarily served by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)1

(c) Policy perspectives on a pollution-free planet

Policy perspectives on a pollution-free planet (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/INF/3)
Agenda Item 16

16. Adoption of the outcomes of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (member States primarily served by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific)1

Report of the senior officials of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/6)
Chair’s summary of the second United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (UNEP/APEnvForum(2)/7)
Agenda Item 17

17. Adoption of the Ministerial Declaration on Environment and Development for Asia and the Pacific and of the report of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific

Report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/4)
Draft report of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.3)
Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific (E/ESCAP/MCED(7)/L.4)
Agenda Item 18

18. Closing of the Summit

End

Delegations Assessment

Following the meeting delegations attended filled out questionnaires regarding the session. A summary of the results is available for download.


1The geographical coverage of the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific includes: Afghanistan; Australia; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; China; Cook Islands; Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; Fiji; India; Indonesia; Iran (Islamic Republic of); Japan; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Mongolia; Myanmar; Nauru; Nepal; New Zealand; Niue; Pakistan; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Republic of Korea; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu; and Viet Nam.

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