19–21 Nov 2024
United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC - BKK)
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Social Development Division (SDD)

The Conference

ESCAP will convene the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on the Beijing+30 Review in collaboration with UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in Bangkok, from 19-21 November 2024. The Conference will bring together Ministers, senior officials and representatives from relevant Ministries, civil society organizations, youth organizations, academia, the private sector, UN entities, independent experts and other key stakeholders from across the Asia-Pacific region to:

  • To assess progress to the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) in Asia and the Pacific over the past five years;
  • Review current and emerging challenges, good practices, lessons learned, and priority actions required to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and its contribution towards the full realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; 
  • Provide a platform for member States and stakeholders to explore policy options and strategies, including innovative approaches, toward realizing gender equality and the empowerment of women;
  • Build regional consensus on priority actions to accelerate the implementation of commitments made in the BPfA;
  • Consolidate regional inputs to the sixty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women which will focus on the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly

Credentials and registration 

Please note the attending the Conference is by invitation only.

Each delegation is required to submit a letter of credentials, duly signed by the appropriate authority of the respective Government or organization, at the earliest convenience, but no later than 21 October 2024 toescap-sdd@un.org

All participants who appear in the letter of credentials are requested to register online as soon as possible but no later than 21 October 2024 (23:59 hours Bangkok time).  Only the names of duly accredited and registered participants will be included in the list of participants. 


United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC - BKK), Bangkok City, Thailand
United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC-BKK)/ESCAP Hall-Level 2
Registration for this event is currently open.