Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. APEC was established in 1989 to enhance economic growth and prosperity for the region and to strengthen the Asia-Pacific community.
For more information, visit the official website.
Ministers of natural resources and heads of subordinate agencies and services on environmental protection from APEC economies will meet to consider many important issues, such as biodiversity and the protection of cultural heritage sites, rational use of resources, sustainable use of natural resources, combating trans-border pollution of the environment and mitigation of climate change, biodiversity and green growth.
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Organized by the AU Commission, in collaboration with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).
The focus of the 19th African Union summit will be "Boosting Intra-African Trade".
You can read more on the AU website http://au.int/en/summit/19thsummit.
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