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 Forum Agendas:

Plenary 1: United Asia -Pacific: Enhancing business competitiveness through trade and investment liberalization (business perspective)

Plenary 2: Towards and Beyond the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015

Parallel A: Green Economy & Sustainable and Renewable Energy

Parallel B: Non-traditional Opportunities in Business and Investment

Parallel C: Trade Facilitation Measures for Competitiveness Improvement & Development Regional Supply Chains

Parallel D: Education & Training

URL: http://www.unescap.org/apbf/

Expected Speakers and Panelists: Prime Minister of Malaysia, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ESCAP, Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Group Chairman of Li & Fung, Deputy Director General of WTO, High Commissioner of Singapore to Malaysia, Secretary General of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of Kadin, President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chairman of MCCI, Chairman-Thailand of ASEAN Business Advisory Council, United Nations Resident Coordinator for Malaysia, OECD, UNCTAD, TNT, Air Asia, Booz & Company, University of Malaya and others

Participants: More than 400 senior representatives from both public and private sectors, including business executives, policy makers, industry experts, and representatives from international aid and development agencies, are expected to participate in the Forum.

Organizers: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Host Ministries: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI),

Cooperating Agencies: The SIRIM Berhad, the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), the SME CORP Malaysia, the ASEAN CSR Network and the SS-GATE

Online Registration: http://www.unescap.org/apbf/registration2012.asp


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