Thematic Working Groups

Supports the implementation of the 2030 Agenda by supporting monitoring and statistical capacity development of national statistical systems and stakeholders.

Advances regional cooperation to improve the capacity of governments and other stakeholders to use the approach and tools of resource efficiency ensuring that economic growth is achieved together with social protection and environmental conservation.

Supports countries of the Asia-Pacific region to address critical regional sociodemographic trends including youth bulge, population ageing, migration including human trafficking, urbanization, along with the dimensions of health and well-being.

Supports the regional implementation of those elements of the 2030 Agenda that relate to inequality, poverty, food security, health and well-being, inclusive growth, decent work, and governance, with a focus on macro and micro level policy issues and priorities.

Supports the regional implementation of those elements of the 2030 Agenda for related to disaster risk management and resilience through implementation of the Sendai Framework.

Works on issues of gender equality in the 2030 Agenda through regional implementation of Beijing+20 and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discriminations Against Women.

Supports for equitable quality education for all as part of the 2030 Agenda.