The High-level Subregional Forum on Accelerating Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in South Asia was convened on 17 and 18 February 2012 at Claridges Hotel, New Delhi. Organized jointly by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of the regional partnership on the MDGs, the Forum brought together key stakeholders of the MDGs in South Asia, including senior Government officials, representatives of regional organizations, NGOs and civil society and professional experts, as well as representatives of UN agencies and programmes.
The High-level Subregional Forum coincided with the launch of the Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2011/2012 "Closing the Gaps in Health and Nutrition: Accelerating Equitable Achievement of the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific" prepared by ESCAP, ADB and UNDP.
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