APEC-member economies agreed to continue enhancing regional cooperation to achieve the Bogor Goals of freer and open trade by 2020 in the Asia-Pacific region, an official said at a press conference held on Wednesday in HCM City.
APEC’s two-day third senior officials meeting (SOM 3) began yesterday with the participation of more than 200 delegates from the 21 APEC economies, the APEC Business Advisory Council, the ASEAN Secretariat and the Pacific Economic Co-operation Council.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) third Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings are set to wrap up after more 10 days of meetings. Việt Nam News asks visiting delegates about the organisation of the events and initiatives.
Growth cannot be sustainable in APEC economies unless it is economically, financially and socially inclusive, experts said at a symposium held yesterday in HCM City.
Around 2,600 delegates from 21 APEC member economies are in HCM City for the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM 3) which begins today (Aug 18).
As many as 2,600 delegates will make it to the third APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting and related meetings (SOM 3) expected to open in HCM City next Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said yesterday.
Trade ministers from the 21 Pacific Rim countries gathered during a major trade meeting on Saturday in Hà Nội to discuss future plans for regional trade co-operation amid growing fears of protectionism, as well as changes in politics, economies and technology.
In 2012 the Việt Nam National Green Growth Strategy was formulated, and has been embraced by all sectors in around 40 provinces and cities. Việt Nam News speaks to Louise Chamberlain, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country director in Việt Nam, about the country’s green growth.
Forty Red Cross staffers from Việt Nam, the Philippines, Cambodia, and Laos are participating in a three-day training programme on Participatory Multi-disaster Risks Mapping, which began on Tuesday.
Senior officials from the 21 member economies sat together for the first working day yesterday in Nha Trang, discussing three out of four priorities proposed by Việt Nam for the APEC Year 2017.