25th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
15-19 January 2017


1.0 Political and Security Matters
• Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls
• Strengthening systems of border control and monitoring to combat Human and drug Trafficking
• Ensuring Effective Succession planning including education for Leaders of a New Generation
• Peace and Security in the Asia Pacific Region and the International Community

2.0 Economic and Trade Matters
• Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC Report 2016)
• Promoting Sustainable Economic Growth in Asia-Pacific Region
• Poverty alleviation – championing the SDG’s to achieve the 2030 agenda
• Promoting food security in the Asia Pacific Region
• Role of Social Media in civic participation

3.0 Regional Cooperation
• Take urgent action to combat Climate Change and its impact
• To promote the Conservation and Sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, Oceans, seas and Marine resources
• Cooperation and practical approaches that Parliaments and Knowledge institutions in the Region can take for sustainable development
• Developing regional and sub-regional strategies on combating Non-Communicable Diseases
• Disaster Risk Reduction

4.0 The APPF
• Outcome of meeting of the Women Parliamentarian
• Increase Participation of Women in Politics
• Reports on Previous APPF Work
• Future work and hosts of APPF Meeting with Date and Venue of next meeting
• Adoption of Resolutions and Joint Declaration



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