UNESCAP Committee on Environment and Development’s First Session to Focus on Green Growth

Unescap30 November 2009: The first session of the Committee on Environment and Development of the UN Environment and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) is convening from 2-4 December 2009, in Bangkok, Thailand, and will focus on development through Green Growth.

The meeting will include a high level panel on key challenges, opportunities and the way forward in the area of environment and development. It will also provide a platform for member States and development partners to showcase concrete examples of applying Green Growth for basic service delivery and poverty reduction in the form of innovative ideas, practices, approaches or policies. [UNESCAP Press Release]