Timetable



08:00-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:50

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

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Opening Session
09:50-10:15

Break, photo session and Pavilion of Partnerships

10:15-12:00

Agenda item 2: Review of implementation

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Panel on ‘The environment dimension of sustainable development’
12:00-14:00

Lunch break and side events

Venue: Conference Room - 3
Side event 1
14:00-15:45

Agenda item 3: Policy perspectives towards a resource-efficient Asia-Pacific region

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Multi-stakeholder panel discussion ‘Perspectives towards a resource-efficient Asia-Pacific region’
15:45-16:45

Agenda item 4: Draft ministerial declaration on environment and development for Asia and the Pacific

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Introduction by the secretariat

Report by the Chair of the informal working group of the ACPR on the ministerial declaration

Endorsement of the declaration
16:45-17:00

Agenda item 5: Other matters

Venue: Conference Room - 2
09:00-9:30

Agenda item 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)

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Welcome
Inaugural address
09:30-09:45

Election of the Bureau and adoption of the agenda

09:45-10:00

Photo session

10:00-11:00

Agenda item 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

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Introduction by the secretariat
Country and stakeholder statements
11:00-12:30

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

Venue: Conference Room - 2
UNEA Theme: Towards a pollution free planet

Introduction by the secretariat

Country and stakeholder statements

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

Introduction by the secretariat

Country statements

12:30-14:00

Lunch break and side events

Side event 1
Side event 2
14:00-15:30

Agenda item 8 (continued)

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Draft declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session

Introduction by the secretariat

Country statements

15:30-16:15

Agenda item 9: Discussion regarding institutional arrangements for the Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

Venue: Conference Room - 2

Introduction by the secretariat

Country statements

16:15-16:45

Agenda item 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)

Venue: Conference Room - 2

Introduction by the secretariat

Endorsement of the report of the senior officials of the second Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific

16:45-17:15

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

The draft report will be circulated after lunch by the secretariat for review by delegates

Venue: Conference Room - 2

Introduction by the secretariat

Endorsement of the report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific, including the Ministerial Declaration

08:00-09:00

Registration

9:00-10:00

Agenda item 12: Opening of the ministerial segment of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Opening and inaugural addresses
Keynote address
Election of the Bureau and adoption of the agenda
10:00-10:20

Break, photo session and Pavilion of Partnerships

10:20-12:00

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

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Ministerial panel

A panel of ministers will initiate discussions on measures towards achieving a resource-efficient and pollution-free Asia-Pacific region. The ministers and heads of delegations will be able to engage in interactive dialogue with the panel.

12:00-14:00

Lunch break and side events

Ministerial Lunch
Side event 1
Side event 2
14:00-16:30

Agenda item 14: Matters pertaining to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific:

Venue: Conference Room - 2
(a) Policy perspectives on the environment and development in Asia and the Pacific
Country and stakeholder statements

This agenda item will provide an opportunity for the ministers and heads of delegations to share their perspectives on emerging and persistent challenges to sustainable development from the environmental perspective. The ministers and heads of delegations are invited to deliver their formal country policy statements, outlining their perspectives on national, subregional and regional challenges, their achievements and their strategic and policy approaches.

16:30-17:00

Agenda item 14: Matters pertaining to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific:

Venue: Conference Room - 2
(b) Consideration of the report of the senior officials of the seventh Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific
(c) Other matters
17:00-18:00

Side event - Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards 2017

118:00-19:30

Dinner reception

9:00-10:00

Agenda item 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)

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Review of the first United Nations Environment Programme Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific and recommendations of the second Forum

Brief report of the senior official’s segment

10:00-11:00

Regional inputs to the draft declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session

Video from President of the United Nations Environment Assembly

Country statements

11:00-12:00

Ministerial dialogue: Policy perspective on a pollution free planet

This agenda item will provide an opportunity for the ministers and heads of delegations and other stakeholders to engage in an interactive dialogue to share their perspective on how to achieve a pollution free planet by 2030.

Interactive session
12:00-15:30

Lunch break and side events

Side event 1
Side event 2
14:00-15:30 Special event - Strengthening regional ocean governance and partnership towards ‘clean Seas’
15:30-16:00

Agenda item 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)

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Adoption of the outcomes, including draft report of the senior officials meeting as well as draft Chair’s summary of the Ministerial segment
16:00-16:30

Agenda item 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.

The draft declaration and report will be circulated after lunch by the secretariat for review by delegates

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Introduction by the secretariat
Adoption of the declaration and report
16:30-17:00

Agenda item 18: Closing of the Summit

Venue: Conference Room - 2
Closing remarks
End

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