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The Future Of Work Is About People, Not Tech: Report

Monday, 20 December 2021, 8:30 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Economic Committee Hong Kong, China, 20 December 2021 The future of work—with advanced technologies and new working arrangements—is here and is changing economic opportunities and employment relationships. However, according ... More >>

Thinking Big, Scientist Works To Improve Nutrition For Local People

Friday, 10 December 2021, 6:37 am | APEC

For dietician Jessica Bogard, helping people overcome disease and illness was frustrating work. Although encouraging patients improve their diet was critical to their recovery, she felt change was needed on a much bigger scale. “I couldn’t help but think ... More >>

Airport Gate Innovators Win Prize To Help Get People Moving Again

Monday, 6 December 2021, 3:49 pm | APEC

When Faisal Ariff and his team began developing automated airport gates seven years ago, their intent was simply to speed up the process of going through immigration. Back then standing in long immigration queues was considered to be an inconvenience. ... More >>

APEC’s Agenda In 2022

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 6:23 am | APEC

Issued by the Informal APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting Phuket, Thailand, 3 December 2021 “We need to rethink our approach and adopt a future growth model that creates a paradigm shift and addresses the inherent inequalities and imbalances that render ... More >>

Sta Maria Reappointed As APEC Secretariat Executive Director

Monday, 15 November 2021, 6:59 pm | APEC

Issued by the APEC Secretariat Singapore, 15 November 2021 Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria has been reappointed Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat, the coordinating and technical advisory body for advancing the joint initiatives of the 21 APEC member ... More >>

APEC Leaders Issue Declaration

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 6:02 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 12 November 2021 The leaders of the 21 APEC member economies concluded the 2021 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on Friday by adopting a declaration under the theme of Join, Work, ... More >>

PM Ardern Rallies APEC Leaders On COVID Response, Climate Change

Saturday, 13 November 2021, 6:01 am | APEC

Wellington, New Zealand, 12 November 2021 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern opened the 2021 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting on Friday by reaffirming her confidence in multilateral cooperation as leaders look to emerge together from the global crisis ... More >>

Prime Minister Ardern Calls For Cooperation To Achieve Recovery

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 3:22 pm | APEC

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called for political and business leaders to work together to build a strong, equitable and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Delivering the keynote address to a global business audience ... More >>

Make Decisions With The Next Generations In Mind, Urges Prime Minister Ardern

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 2:11 pm | APEC

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has accepted the APEC Voices of the Future 2021 youth declaration in her role as APEC 2021 Chair on Wednesday. She has acknowledged the work of young people around the region to join together and produce a declaration ... More >>

APEC Ministers Announce Digital Prosperity Award Winner

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 4:40 pm | APEC

This year, the Digital Prosperity Award recognizes the APEC Traveller App built by an exceptional team of developers from Malaysia whose winning digital tool focused on supporting the resumption of tourism—an essential sector for economic recovery ... More >>

APEC Ministers Issue Joint Statement

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 7:16 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Ministerial Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 9 November 2021 Facing a persistent and uncertain pandemic and its continuous impact on the health, well-being and economic prosperity of the region, resulting in estimated USD 1.2 ... More >>

APEC To Advance Sustainability, Innovation And Inclusion

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 7:09 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Ministerial Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 9 November 2021 APEC Ministers are considering ways to support the economic contributions of women, Indigenous Peoples, vulnerable communities and youth as one of the main drivers to ... More >>

Ministers: Trade That Benefits All Is Vital For Economic Recovery

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 6:18 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Ministerial Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 8 November 2021 Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies are meeting virtually over the next two days to accelerate the region’s economic recovery through innovative trade policy ... More >>

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern To Chair The 2021 APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

Tuesday, 9 November 2021, 6:09 am | APEC

Issued by the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting Chair Wellington, New Zealand, 8 November 2021 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will chair a virtual meeting of APEC Leaders on 13 November—the pinnacle of New Zealand’s 2021 APEC host year. ... More >>

APEC Region’s Economy To Grow By 6% In 2021: Report

Monday, 8 November 2021, 5:17 pm | APEC

The economy of the APEC region is expected to grow by 6 percent in 2021 and will settle at 4.9 percent in 2022 in anticipation of the unwinding of fiscal and monetary support measures, says a newly published report on economic trends in the Asia-Pacific. ... More >>

APEC Leaders, Ministers, Officials Convene To Push For Inclusive And Sustainable Recovery

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 6:56 am | APEC

Issued by the 2021 Concluding APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 5 November 2021 The 2021 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, hosted by New Zealand and chaired by Prime Minister Jacinda, Ardern has commenced. Under the theme “ Join, ... More >>

Expanding The APEC List Of Environmental Goods List To Fight Climate Change: Analysis

Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 6:04 pm | APEC

Expanding the APEC List of Environmental Goods will boost the Asia-Pacific region’s response to the urgent call for the adaptation to and mitigation of the global climate crisis and promote sustainability, an APEC Policy Support Unit policy brief advised. ... More >>

Amid Digital Change, What Do Small Businesses Need?

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 8:04 pm | APEC

A multisector list of recommendations Short answer: Infrastructure, capacity, funding and equality. These are the four main demands to government officials from micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in APEC economies, according to the participants ... More >>

APEC Finance Ministers Focus On Inclusive, Sustainable COVID Recovery

Friday, 22 October 2021, 7:30 pm | APEC

APEC finance ministers will continue to work together to respond to the effects of COVID-19 and ensure a sustainable and inclusive recovery while capitalising on the opportunity to build a more resilient future. The New Zealand Minister of Finance ... More >>

APEC Finance Ministers Announce Joint Statement

Friday, 22 October 2021, 7:17 pm | APEC

Issued by the 2021 APEC Finance Ministers’ Meeting Wellington, New Zealand, 22 October 2021 Finance Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies announced a joint statement at the conclusion of their meeting on Friday highlighting the importance ... More >>