ESCAP, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund, convened the Sixth Asian and Pacific Population Conference (APPC) at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 16-20 September 2013. The Sixth APPC set the population and development agenda for the region over the next decade with its Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Development

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Held once every decade, the Asian and Pacific Population Conferences provide a vital forum for forging and strengthening partnerships across the region in the field of population and development.

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The report and other relevant documents related to the Sixth APPC are available in the ESCAP working languages, where possible. Some documents are restricted to government delegates and thus require a password.

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A number of videos highlighting the population dynamics of Asia and the Pacific as well as the history of APPC were showcased in the Sixth APPC. 

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Images from the preparatory meetings, consultations as well as the main five-day conference can be viewed here.


The Sixth APPC was widely acknowledge as a success due to the ground-breaking agenda adopted by Asian and Pacific countries on population, development and rights.

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