Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC)

Centre de développement pour l'Asie et le Pacifique (CDAP)

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URL: http://www.apdc.org/

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Founded

1980-07-01 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

History

1 Jul 1980, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), under the aegis of E-XE4177 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), as the product of an evolutionary process in restructuring four previous regional centres for research and training: H-XH5940 - Asian and Pacific Centre for Women and Development (APCWD); H-XH4623 - Asian and Pacific Development Administration Centre (APDAC); H-XH3627 - Asian and Pacific Development Institute (APDI); and H-XH6146 - Social Welfare and Development Centre for Asia and the Pacific (SWDCAP). The process began in Nov 1978 with the convening of ESCAP/UNDP Task Force and culminated when the Commission, at its 36th Session, Mar 1980, Bangkok (Thailand), formally decided to establish APDC. An autonomous inter-governmental organization from 1 Jul 1983. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/22028'.

Aims

Help member countries enhance innovative development research and training through both governmental and nongovernmental organizations; provide a regional focus to development issues and promote research and training activities on a collaborative basis by fostering establishment of a network of researchers, administrators and research institutions; promote economic cooperation among countries of the region; identify existing and emerging needs and problems with a view to increasing the awareness of governments of the long-term impact upon the structure of the economy and institutions; undertake studies of development problems, find solutions and help to implement them; promote cooperation among countries of the region by strengthening links with regional networks; act as a catalyst in strengthening the capabilities of national research and training institutions; foster programmes to develop human resources to meet the changing needs of the region; in cooperation with national institutions, offer consultancy services to countries of the region; serve as a clearing-house for information on development.

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Structure

General Council (meets annually), consisting of member governments. Programme Advisory Board (PAC) (meets annually), comprising 3 government representatives of member governments (one from private sector, one academic and one from an NGO). UNDP and ESCAP are permanent invitees to meetings of the Centre's General Council and PAC. Director appointed by the Council on the basis of the Board's recommendation.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XE9559

Last News

2015

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