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22 to 24 February 2012 | By invitation only

The Committee on Environment and Development is one of the eight committees comprising the subsidiary structure of the Commission, and is responsible for guiding the work of the Commission on environment and development issues, including: (a) integration of environmental sustainability into development policies, (b) policies and strategies for the use of sustainable planning and use of water resources, (c) regional cooperation for enhanced energy security and the sustainable use of energy, and (d) policies and strategies for promoting inclusive and sustainable urban development. The Committee held its second session in Bangkok, from 22 to 24 February 2012.



  1. Emerging and persistent issues in energy security
  2. Presentation on Trends and Progress in the Field of Environment and Development 
  3. Presentation on the consideration on the future focus of the subprogramme on environment and development
  4. Presentation of Outcomes of the UNCSD Regional Preparatory Meeting for Rio+20 


  1. Annotated provisional agenda 
  2. Emerging and persistent issues in water resources management Note by the secretariat 
  3. Progress in implementing the outcomes of the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific Note by the secretariat 
  4. Emerging and persistent issues in environmental sustainability
  5. Revised tentative programme 
  6. Revised list of participants 
  7. Information for participants
  8. Documents for Committee on Environment and Development, Second session

for more information, please contact

Environment and Development Division +66 2 288 1234 [email protected]