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New Zealand Joins APEC’s Efforts To Implement Ethics Pacts, Strengthens Small Businesses & Patient Health

Monday, 18 October 2021, 1:27 pm | APEC

APEC reinforces the importance of ethical business conduct for small businesses in the health sector by expanding implementation of ethics pacts as New Zealand launches a consensus framework to improve ethical collaboration in its health system. The ... More >>

New Zealand Prime Minister, The Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern, To Deliver Opening Address At APEC CEO Summit 2021

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 7:55 pm | APEC

The state of the world in this second year of the global COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s address to open the APEC CEO Summit 2021, from Auckland’s Aotea Centre on Thursday 11 November (NZT). ... More >>

Ministers: Small Businesses Are The Powerhouses Of APEC’s Economy

Saturday, 9 October 2021, 8:44 pm | APEC

Issued by the 27th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 9 October 2021 Ministers responsible for small and medium enterprises in APEC vowed to continue addressing the needs of small businesses with relief programs ... More >>

APEC Small And Medium Enterprises Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Saturday, 9 October 2021, 8:43 pm | APEC

Issued by the 27th APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministerial Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 9 October 2021 Ministers in charge of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the APEC region issued a statement following their virtual meeting held on 9 October ... More >>

APEC CEO Summit Embraces And Connects The Asia Pacific Region Virtually

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 7:32 pm | APEC

Event harnesses innovative Microsoft technology to connect with the world Satellite events around New Zealand and the APEC region to connect participants Summit to be streamed “as live” using a full broadcast platform to 21 APEC economies First ... More >>

Report Finds Mixed Progress In Ensuring Access To Services

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 2:42 pm | APEC

More work has to be done by APEC member economies to ensure an open and predictable environment for access to services markets, according to a new report , noting that the region underperformed over the past four years and is lagging behind its targets. ... More >>

Impact Of Care Work On Women’s Economic Participation Wins APEC Healthy Women Healthy Economy Research Prize

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 5:54 pm | APEC

An innovative study investigating the correlation between aging parents’ long-term care needs and women’s economic participation wins the 2021 APEC Healthy Women Healthy Economies Research Prize. Announced during the APEC Women and the Economy ... More >>

Minister: Women’s Economic Empowerment Is Key To Stronger, More Resilient Economy

Saturday, 25 September 2021, 6:39 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Women and the Economy Forum Wellington, New Zealand, 24 September 2021 Ministers and officials in the APEC region renewed their commitment to gender equality and women’s economic empowerment and to creating conditions that will ... More >>

Scientist Specializing in Sustainable Nutrition Wins Prize

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 1:18 pm | APEC

An inspiring young scientist specializing in connecting agriculture and food systems with sustainability and nutrition to achieve better human health and well-being has won this year’s APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education, known ... More >>

APEC Ministers: Invest in Health Equity to Revive Prosperity

Wednesday, 25 August 2021, 3:17 pm | APEC

APEC member economies are united in their call to close health gaps and ensure everyone in the region has access to safe and affordable healthcare. Members believe that strengthening health systems and capacity is essential to achieving sustainable recovery ... More >>

China Contributes To APEC Sub-fund On Combating COVID-19 And Economic Recovery

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 8:34 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat Singapore, 24 August 2021 China has contributed USD 1 million toward the establishment of a new APEC sub-fund on combating COVID-19 and economic recovery (CCER), aiming to support initiatives that strengthen member economies’ ... More >>

APEC’s Vaccine Action Plan

Monday, 23 August 2021, 2:34 pm | APEC

Singapore, 23 August 2021 APEC member economies developed a comprehensive 10-year strategy in a bid to support the region’s routine vaccination effort and enhance the resilience and sustainability of immunization programs in the region through ... More >>

APEC Agriculture Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Thursday, 19 August 2021, 6:36 pm | APEC

Issued by the 6th APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security Wellington, New Zealand, 19 August 2021 Ministers responsible for food security from the 21 APEC member economies issued a joint statement following their virtual meeting on 19 August 2021. The statement ... More >>

Ministers Commit To Protect Food Systems, Launch Food Security Roadmap

Thursday, 19 August 2021, 6:33 pm | APEC

Issued by the 6th APEC Ministerial Meeting on Food Security Wellington, New Zealand, 19 August 2021 Agriculture and food ministers from the 21 APEC member economies reaffirmed their commitment to an open, transparent, productive, sustainable and resilient APEC ... More >>

APEC Posts Strong First Quarter Growth, on Track to hit 6.4%

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 1:29 pm | APEC

The APEC region posted a 6.1 percent increase in economic growth in the first quarter of 2021, bouncing back strongly from a 2 percent decline in the first quarter of 2020, according to an updated report by the APEC Policy Support Unit. This number ... More >>

Officials Begin Technical Meeting Cluster, Propel APEC’s Recovery Progress

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 2:01 pm | APEC

The third and final APEC technical meeting cluster is now underway involving close to 2,400 officials, policymakers and private-sector representatives from 21 economies and more than 80 virtual working groups and fora meetings and activities. The meeting ... More >>

Urgent Multilateral Cooperation To Build Back Better

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 4:49 pm | APEC

By Rebecca Sta Maria By meeting in July, APEC Leaders break tradition to highlight the importance of coming together amid the crisis. The first COVID-19 vaccines were born from great need and rapid innovation. Normally an arduous process involving ... More >>

Prime Minister Ardern Steers APEC Leaders Toward Course For Recovery

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 5:46 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting Chair Wellington, New Zealand, 16 July 2021 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has chaired a meeting of leaders representing the 21 APEC member economies overnight. “For the first time in APEC’s history ... More >>

APEC Economic Leaders’ Statement Overcoming COVID-19 And Accelerating Economic Recovery

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 5:44 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Informal Leaders' Retreat Wellington, New Zealand, 16 July 2021 We, the APEC Economic Leaders met on 16 July 2021 to discuss the COVID-19 health and economic crisis and response. The pandemic continues to have a devastating impact ... More >>

Prime Minister Ardern To Chair APEC Informal Leaders’ Retreat On COVID-19

Monday, 12 July 2021, 4:03 pm | APEC

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will chair a 16 July meeting of APEC Leaders focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects. “This is the first time in APEC’s history that leaders have held an extraordinary meeting at leaders’ ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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