High-Level Brainstorming Dialogue on Enhancing Complementarities between the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A High-Level Brainstorming Dialogue on Enhancing Complementaritiesbetween the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will be held at 9am on Friday 31 March, at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

The dialogue will explore ways to support ASEAN-UN cooperation onsustainable development, as part of a new joint Complementarities Initiative that aims to enhance the capacity of member countries to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals,whilst strengthening the ASEAN integration process.

The dialogue will focus on ways to develop regional priorities incross-cutting areas, along with concrete project ideas and proposals to support the initiative.

WHAT: High-Level Brainstorming Dialogueon Enhancing Complementarities between the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Opening Session

WHO:

  • H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai,Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
  • UN Under Secretary-General andExecutive Secretary of ESCAP Dr.Shamshad Akhtar,
  • H.E. Mr.Vongthep Arthakaivalvatee, Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community
  • Ms. Victoria Kwakwa, VicePresident for East Asia and the Pacific, World Bank

WHERE: Conference Room 4, UN Conference Centre, Rajadamnern Nok Ave. Bangkok

WHEN: 31 March 2017, 09:00 - 09:30

Press Conference

WHO:

  • Mr. Vitavas Srivihok, DeputyPermanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
  • Mr. Kaveh Zahedi, DeputyExecutive Secretary, ESCAP
  • H.E. Mr.Vongthep Arthakaivalvatee, Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community

WHERE: Theatre, Ground Floor, United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok

WHEN: 31 March 2017, 12:45 - 13:00


WHAT: Bangkok Launch of the first volume of the South-Southin Action Publication Series ‘Sustainability in Thailand: Experience for Developing Countries’

WHO:

  • H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai,Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand
  • Mr. Jorge Chediek, Directorof UN Office of South-South Cooperation

WHERE: Public Foyer in front of Conference Room 4

WHEN: 31 March 2017, 09:45 - 10:00