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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region.

ESCAP is also the executive organizer of the Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) 2014 and as such hereby invites you to join for this year's event !

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  • APBF 2014

— Enhancing regional business sustainability and investment —

Where — This year, APBF 2014 is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

When — 25 - 27 November 2014 (please note that the Eighth Meeting of the ESCAP Business Advisory Council is a closed session by invitation only).

Who — APBF participants consist of business, government, academic, civil society and other key stakeholder from across the Asia-Pacific.

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  • About APBF

The Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) is the flagship regional business forum organized by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). With its 53 Member States plus 9 Associate Members, ranging from least developed and Pacific Island countries, to countries with emerging markets, the ESCAP secretariat and ESCAP's Business Advisory Council are the driving forces behind APBF.

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  • An outstanding roster of speakers
  • Five reasons to attend
  1. Join a growing regional community working collectivity to address the post-2015 development agenda and achieve the sustainable development goals

  2. Make a contribution to setting the business sustainability agenda on the international stage

  3. Learn how to strengthen business disaster risk resilience and management from industry experts and experienced business leaders

  4. Expand your network in one of the fastest-growing and dynamic regional hubs in the world

  5. Participate in post-Forum events including business matching, workshops and site visits

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