Asia Pacific Regional Statement to the Ninth Global Civil Society Forum and the Tenth Special Session of UNEP’s Governing Council and Global Ministerial Environment Forum.

Asia – Pacific Civil Society (2007-10)

“The Asia Pacific pays high price for progress”. GEO 4 Report Launch, Seoul, 26 October 2007. This regional message is on behalf of participants of the Asia Pacific Regional Civil Society Consultations, which was convened in Seoul during 25-26 October 2007, as a joint effort between UNEP and the EcoPeace Leadership Centre. 54 participants representing all major groups including representatives from various networks, advocacy groups, technical experts and grassroots NGOs, from all 5 sub-regions of the region namely: North East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia and the South Pacific participated in the 2 day consultations.