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Women Advancing in APEC Region but More Reforms Needed

Saturday, 5 October 2019, 11:40 am | APEC

Policies impacting women’s economic advancement have improved in some areas, but more reforms are needed to enable women to fully thrive, reports the newly updated APEC Women and the Economy Dashboard 2019 . More >>

APEC is at a crossroads; we must chart the way forward

Saturday, 31 August 2019, 11:50 am | APEC

‘APEC is at a crossroads; we must chart the way forward’ Issued by the APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting More >>

Fifth APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security

Sunday, 25 August 2019, 11:45 am | APEC

Fifth APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security: Puerto Varas, Chile, 23 August 2019 Towards Integrated Smart and Sustainable Food Systems Preamble 1. We, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Food Security, met in Puerto Varas, Chile, from 23 to 24 August 2019 ... More >>

APEC Ministers Pledge to Strengthen Food Security

Saturday, 24 August 2019, 6:08 pm | APEC

Puerto Varas, Chile, 23 August 2019 APEC Ministers urge the region’s economies to step up efforts to promote food security through fostering sustainable food systems, embracing technology, leveraging collaboration and trade, and strengthening rural ... More >>

World Needs APEC More than Ever: Business Community

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 8:38 am | APEC

Businesspeople and advocates for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, urged the region’s leaders to use APEC as an avenue for achieving more progress, such as developing workers’ skills for the digital economy or deepening policy ... More >>

Close the Digital Skills Gap by 2025 through Collaboration

Friday, 19 July 2019, 1:22 pm | APEC

Job seekers today lack the skills needed to work in the digital economy, says a survey on digital skills in the workforce. More >>

APEC21 NZ awards first significant contract to tech company

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 10:06 am | APEC

The first major procurement for New Zealand’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2021 forum has been awarded to local event technology company, Satellite, following the completion of an open procurement process. The Ministry ... More >>

APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting Joint Statement

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:43 am | APEC

Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting Joint Statement 2019 1. We, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade, met in Viña del Mar, Chile from 17-18 May 2019 to discuss key regional and global trade issues, and to ... More >>

Sustaining Economic Growth is a Delicate Balancing Act

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 11:55 am | APEC

As trade tensions undermine global trade, investment and output, growth in the APEC region is expected to moderate to 3.8 per cent in 2019, down from 4.1 per cent in 2018, says a new report by the APEC Policy Support Unit . More >>

Continued Economic Cooperation for Continued Growth

Saturday, 18 May 2019, 11:54 am | APEC

Trade ministers from member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are convening in Chile, host of APEC 2019, to strengthen regional economic integration, against a backdrop of slowing trade growth. More >>

APEC Statement on the passing of Bob Hawke

Friday, 17 May 2019, 2:01 pm | APEC

Statement on the passing of former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke Issued by the APEC Secretariat Singapore, 17 May 2019 The APEC Secretariat expresses our deepest sympathies on the passing of the very charismatic Australian leader and former Australian ... More >>

Tourism to Create Millions More Jobs across APEC

Sunday, 12 May 2019, 12:27 pm | APEC

Growing at a rate of 3.9 per cent in 2018 – higher than 3.2 per cent growth for global GDP – tourism remains a bright spot for the global economy. More >>

Good Data Makes Good Policy for Women

Saturday, 11 May 2019, 12:37 pm | APEC

Dozens of statisticians and government officials deliberated over two days the steps to improve the collection of data that affect women. Good data makes for good policy, yet data that indicates how policies affect men and women differently is not common. ... More >>

Technology Helps to Fight Corruption – and complicate it

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 3:36 pm | APEC

Advances in technology are helping the fight against corruption, by prompting governments and the private sector to improve transparency and citizens to demand more accountability. Potential whistle-blowers, for example, have more channels of reporting, including ... More >>

Ampuero: Multilateral Cooperation is Needed More than Ever

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 2:34 pm | APEC

Ampuero: Multilateral Cooperation is Needed More than Ever Issued by the APEC Secretariat Santiago, Chile, 8 March 2019 Regional and global threats need multilateral responses that APEC can lead, urged Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Roberto Ampuero to ... More >>

APEC Senior Officials Celebrate International Women’s Day

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 2:33 pm | APEC

APEC Senior Officials Celebrate International Women’s Day Issued by the APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting Santiago, Chile, 8 March 2019 Trade and sectoral officials from the 21 APEC members wrapped up their first cluster of meetings for 2019 today, during ... More >>

APEC prioritizes Women and Inclusive Growth

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 2:32 pm | APEC

It is about time we increased the focus on the women’s role in the economy. For too long it has been in the periphery. More >>

APEC Business Travel Card to be Further Modernized

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 1:53 pm | APEC

What: Efforts to modernize the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card – which allows card-holders multiple-entry short-term business travel among APEC economies – are underway. The modernization is in in response to the ... More >>

Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing

Saturday, 2 March 2019, 6:30 pm | APEC

Combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing to Reduce Poverty and Food Insecurity Issued by the Oceans and Fisheries Working Group Santiago, Chile, 1 March 2019 What: Representatives of APEC economies aim to raise global public awareness ... More >>

APEC Agrees Priorities for 2019

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 12:13 pm | APEC

“ We are committed to a new vision for APEC, one where we achieve full integration and where sectors that have lagged behind can benefit from integration, such as small- and medium-sized businesses and women,” said President Sebastian Piñera at the ... More >>

 

 

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