The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have launched two reports in Bangkok, Thailand on 29 March 2017.



A new UN report on the right to food was presented on 7 March 2017 to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them.

The Thirteenth Session of CAPSA Governing Council was convened in Bogor, Indonesia on 28 February 2017 and attended by representatives of Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The session was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Government of Indonesia.