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Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

About ESCAP

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) and serves as the United Nations’ regional hub promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The Commission’s strategic focus is to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is reinforced and deepened by promoting regional cooperation and integration to advance responses to shared vulnerabilities, connectivity, financial cooperation and market integration. UNESCAP provides policy advisory services, capacity building and technical assistance to governments aiming to support countries’ sustainable and inclusive development ambitions. Since its founding in 1947, the membership of the ESCAP has now grown to 53 members and 9 associate members. Sri Lanka became a member of ESCAP on 10 December 1954. More

Sri Lanka became a member of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific on 10 December 1954. Since its founding in 1947, the membership of the Economic and Social Commission has grown to 53 members and 9 associate members as of date. The Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok represents the country as the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UNESCAP, and the Permanent Representative is a member of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives (ACPR). Read More

APFSD

The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental forum and a regional platform for supporting countries, in particular those with special needs, in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 7th APFSD was held on 20th May 2020 and Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), H.E. (Mrs.) Samantha K. Jayasuriya, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand was elected by acclamation as the Chair of 7thAPFSD and will serve for a period of one year.  More

The theme of the 7th APFSD is “Accelerating action for and delivery of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific”. More about 7th APFSD

About ESCAP

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) and serves as the United Nations’ regional hub promoting cooperation among countries to achieve inclusive and sustainable development. The Commission’s strategic focus is to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is reinforced and deepened by promoting regional cooperation and integration to advance responses to shared vulnerabilities, connectivity, financial cooperation and market integration. UNESCAP provides policy advisory services, capacity building and technical assistance to governments aiming to support countries’ sustainable and inclusive development ambitions.
Since its founding in 1947, the membership of the ESCAP has now grown to 53 members and 9 associate members. Sri Lanka became a member of ESCAP on 10 December 1954. More

Sri Lanka became a member of the United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific on 10 December 1954. Since its founding in 1947, the membership of the Economic and Social Commission has grown to 53 members and 9 associate members as of date. The Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok represents the country as the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the UNESCAP, and the Permanent Representative is a member of the Advisory Committee of Permanent Representatives (ACPR). Read More

APFSD

The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental forum and a regional platform for supporting countries, in particular those with special needs, in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The 7th APFSD was held on 20th May 2020 and Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), H.E. (Mrs.) Samantha K. Jayasuriya, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand was elected by acclamation as the Chair of 7thAPFSD and will serve for a period of one year.  More

The theme of the 7th APFSD is “Accelerating action for and delivery of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific”. More about 7th APFSD