Where did APEC Ministers meet in 2014?
We, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers, met on 7-8 November 2014, in Beijing, China. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and H.E. Gao Hucheng, Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China.
What is the APEC Ocean cooperation in the Asia Pacific region?
We encourage APEC economies to develop environmentally-friendly ocean-related economic activity as an approach to the sustainable management of marine resources, such as marine renewable energy, and sustainable fisheries and aquaculture through innovation. We endorse the APEC Ocean Cooperation in the Asia Pacific Region (Annex G).
What is APEC doing to promote cross-border education?
We commend the APEC economies, including their participating schools and companies that have committed to sponsoring APEC scholarships and internships this year to promote cross-border education as well as inclusive growth in and across the region.
What is the target of the 8th APEC Tourism Ministers’ meeting?
93. We are pleased to note that the 8th APEC Tourism Ministers’ Meeting has agreed to strive for the target of 800 million international tourists among APEC economies by 2025. We agree with the initiative proposed by the 8th TMM to develop tourism as a pillar industry and give priority to its development by APEC economies.
How often is the APEC conference on good regulatory practices?
We instruct officials starting in 2014 to host the APEC Conference on Good Regulatory Practices once a year, rather than biennially, with the Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance and the Economic Committee alternating hosting duties.
What is the APEC action plan for food security?
We support the APEC Action Plan for Reducing Food Loss and Waste, the APEC Food Security Business Plan (2014-2020), and the APEC Food Security Roadmap toward 2020 (2014 version) and the Action Plan to Enhance Connectivity of APEC Food Standards and Safety Assurance.