Official Documents for the Committee on Trade and Investment, Fourth Session

Information for participants

1. Opening of the session

Tentative programme

2. Election of the bureau

List of participants

3. Adoption of the agenda

Annotated provisional agenda

4. Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2015

(a) Review of recent trends and developments

(b) Asia-Pacific participation in value chains: the role of trade and investment policies

Summary of the Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2015

5. Implementation of Commission resolution 70/5: strengthening regional cooperation and capacity for enhanced trade and investment in support of sustainable development

(a) Strategic direction and functioning of the Committee on Trade and Investment

(b) Consideration of terms of reference of a permanent bureau of the Committee

Strategic direction and functioning of the Committee on Trade and Investment
Strategic direction and functioning of the Committee on Trade and Investment

(c) Consideration of the feasibility and desirability of convening a periodic Asia-Pacific ministerial-level conference in the area of trade and investment

Feasibility and desirability of a periodic Asia-Pacific ministerial conference on trade and investment

(d) Regional cooperation, research and analysis, and capacity-building initiatives in response to requests contained in the resolution

Overview of the secretariat’s activities and initiatives in promoting regional cooperation, research and analysis and capacity-building in trade and investment, including issues for consideration by the Committee

(e) Engaging the business sector

Engaging the business sector: current activities and future direction of the ESCAP Business Advisory Council, ESCAP Sustainable Business Network and Asia-Pacific Business Forum
Outcome document of the Asia-Pacific Business Forum 2014

6. Reports on activities of the regional institutions

(a) Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology

Report on activities of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology

(b) Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization

Report on activities of the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization

7. Implementation of Commission resolutions 68/3, 70/1, 70/4 and 70/6 and consideration of draft resolutions and decisions for submission to the Commission at its seventy-second session

Implementation of Commission resolutions 68/3 and 70/6
Implementation of Commission resolution 70/1
Implementation of Commission resolution 70/4

10. Adoption of the report

Draft report
Report of the Committee on Trade and Investment on its fourth session