Program

APPF23-Program

23rd Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
10-15 January 2015

Program

Saturday, January 10, 2015

00h00-24h00 Arrival of delegations and transfer to hotels
Location: Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Transfer of delegations to hotels (Sheraton, Swissotel, JW Marriot, Hilton and Holiday Inn.)
14h00-18h00 Registration of delegates and participants
Location: Hall del Salón Plenario de la Asamblea Nacional
Address: Juan Montalvo y Gran Colombia

 

Sunday, January 11, 2015

00h00-24h00 Arrival of delegations and transfer to hotels
Location: Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Transfer of delegations to hotels (Sheraton, Swissotel, JW Marriot, Hilton and Holiday Inn.)
09h00-18h00 Continued registration of delegates and participants
Location: Plenary Hall of the National Assembly
15h00-16h00 Meeting with the Secretaries of the delegations for delivery of information of the Asia Pacific Forum
Location: Bilateral Meetings Room of the National Assembly of Ecuador (2nd floor)
16h00-17h30 Executive Committee Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
Location: Auditorium 1 of the National Assembly of Ecuador (first floor)
18h00-19h00 Solemn Opening Session of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
Agenda:

  • National Anthem of Ecuador
  • Statement by Hirofumi Nakasone, representing Yasuhiro Nakasone, Honorary President of Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
  • Welcome speech by Mrs. Gabriela Rivadeneira Burbano, President of the National Assembly of Ecuador and President of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum

Location: Nela Martínez Plenary Hall of the National Assembly
Address: Juan Montalvo y Gran Colombia

19h00 – 19h15 Official Photo of the Delegation Heads with the President of the National
Assembly of Ecuador
Location: Nela Martínez Plenary Hall of the National Assembly
19h00 – 21h00 Welcome Reception hosted by the President of the National Assembly of Ecuador in honor of the participants and guests of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the APPF
Location: Main Square of the National Assembly

  
Monday, January 12, 2015

09h00 – 09h15 Inauguration of the Asia Pacific Forum
09h15 – 09h45 Press Conference given by the President of the NAtional Assembly of Ecuador,
Mrs Gabriela Rivadeneira Burbano
Topic: Politics and Security
Location: Nela Martínez Plenary Hall of the National Assembly
10h00 – 10h30 Press Conference of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific
Parliamentary Forum
Location: José Mejía Lequerica Hall
10h30 – 11h30 Coffee Break
Location: Main square of the National Assembly
11h30 – 12h30 Visit to Handcraft Stands
Location: José Mejía Lequerica Hall
12h30 – 14h30 Luncheon hosted by the Presidents of the Groups of Friendship and Mutual Cooperation in Ecuador in honor of the International Delegations attending the APPF
Location: Pim’s Restaurant at Itchimbía
Address: Calle Iquique (No street number)
12h30 – 14h30 Luncheon hosted by the President of the National Assembly in honor of the Heads of Delegations participating in the APPF
Location: San Francisco Hall, Plaza Grande Hotel
Address: García Moreno y Chile, esquina
PLENARY SESSIONS - Nela Martínez Plenary Hall
14h30 - 16h30 First plenary session and international situation: Politics
• Strengthening peace and security in the region.
• Cyber-espionage: privacy rights and security of communications.
16h30 – 17h00 Coffee Break
17h00 – 18h00 Second plenary session and international situation: Politics and Security
• Alternative policies and new approaches to prevent and combat transnational organized crime and terrorism.
DRAFTING COMMITTEE MEETING – Auditorium 1 of the National Assembly (First Floor)
14h30 - 16h30 Drafting Committee Meeting
16h30 – 17h00 Coffee Break
17h00 – 18h00 Drafting Committee Meeting
20h00 – 22h00 Reception hosted by the Foreign Minister of Ecuador in honor of the participants and guests of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the APPF
Location: Hall of Heroes, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address: Av. 10 de Agosto y Carrión
   

 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

PLENARY SESSIONS – Nela Martínez Plenary Hall , National Assembly Building
9h00 – 10h00 Keynote Speech by Mr. Ricardo Patiño Aroca, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of the Republic of Ecuador
Topic: Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region
10h00 – 10h30 Coffee Break
10h30 – 13h30 Third Plenary Session: Regional and International Situation: Economy
• Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2014: Report by China.
• Open and non-exclusive cooperation to encourage the growth of free trade, investment, and sustainable development.
• Challenges to financing sustainable development with equity: new global financing structure.
13h30 – 15h30 Social lunch with participating delegations APPF Forum
Location: Hanzo Restaurant
Address: Paúl Rivet N30-54 y José Ortón
15h30 – 17h30  Fourth Plenary Session: Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region
• Democratization of organizations (to cooperate for peace, freedom, democracy and economic welfare)
• Preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in the region.
• Common legislative framework for social protection and portability of social rights.
17h30 – 18h00 Coffee Break
18h00 – 19h00 Fifth Plenary Session: Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region
• Cooperation in disaster prevention
• Climate Change
DRAFTING COMMITTEE MEETING – Auditorium 1 of the National Assembly (First Floor)
09h00 – 11h00 Drafting Committee Meeting
11h00 – 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 - 13h30 Drafting Committee Meeting
13h30 – 15h30 Social lunch with the participating delegations of the APPF
Location: Hanzo Restaurant
Address: Paúl Rivet N30-54 y José Ortón
15h30 – 17h30 Drafting Committee Meeting
17h30 – 18h00 Coffee Break
18h00 – 19h00 Drafting Committee Meeting
20h00 – 22h00 Dinner hosted by Mr. Gustavo Baroja, Prefect of Pichincha, in honor of the participants and guests of the 23rd Annual Meeting of the APPF
Location: Hotel Río Amazonas
Address: Av. Amazonas y Corderoles, Enero 14, 2015

 

  
Wednesday, January 14 , 2015

PLENARY SESSIONS – Nela Martinez Plenary Hall, National Assembly Building
9h00 – 11h00  Future Work of the APPF
• Date and location of the 24th APPF Annual Meeting
11h00 – 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 - 13h30 Final Plenary Session
• Adoption of resolutions and joint statement
13h30 – 15h30 Free time for lunch
15h30 – 17h30 Signature of the Joint Statement by the Delegation Heads and Closing Ceremony
• Speech by the delegate of the Organizing Parliament of the 24th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
• Speech by the President of the National Assembly of Ecuador
17h30 – 18h00 Coffee Break
17h30 – 18h00 Press Conference given by the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
Location: José Mejía Lequerica Hall of the National Assembly
DRAFTING COMMITTEE MEETING – Auditorium 1 of the National Assembly (First Floor)
9h00 – 11h00 Drafting Committee Meeting
11h00 – 11h30 Coffee Break
11h30 - 13h30 Drafting Committee Meeting
13h30 – 15h30 Free time for lunch

 Thursday, January 15, 2015
13h30 – 15h30  Departure of delegations from Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito



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