Program

27APPF

27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum
13-18 January 2019

Program

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Full Day
  • Arrival of delegates
  • Proceed to Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center

 

Monday, 14 January 2019

07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
09:00 – 11:00 Executive Committee Meeting
Chair: Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, 
President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF
Venue: Ballroom II
11:00 – 12:00 Meeting of Secretaries and Advisors of delegations
Chair: H.E. LENG Peng Long,
Secretary General of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Venue: Bokor Room
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
14:00 – 15:30 Meeting of Women Parliamentarians

  • Opening Remarks by Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin,
    President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF

Short Break

Chair: Honorable Khuon Sudary, Second Vice-President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Chair of the Cambodian Women Parliamentarians Caucus (CWPC)

  • Keynote Speech by H.E. Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs
  • Progress Report on Promoting Gender Equality for Sustainable Development and Shared Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific Region adopted in Hanoi by Hon. Ms. Nguyen Thuy Anh, Viet Nam Delegation

Topics:

  1. Strengthening Asia-Pacific Region Partnership for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls for Peace and Sustainable Development
  2. Ensuring Equality for all Women and Men Access to Education, Technical Training and Information Technology for Sustainable Peace and Achieving SDGs
  3. Promoting Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Decision-Making at All Levels

Venue: Ballroom II

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:30 Meeting of Women Parliamentarians (continued)
Venue: Ballroom II
18:30 – 20:30 Official Dinner hosted by Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin,
President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF, followed by Cultural Performance
Venue: Poolside
Dress Code: National Dress/Lounge Suite

 

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

06:30 – 08:00 Breakfast
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
08:30 – 09:00 Courtesy Call on Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF by the Heads of Delegation
Venue: Romdol Room
09:00 – 10:30 Inaugural Ceremony

  • National Anthem of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Royal Message from His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boromneat NORODOM SIHAMONI, King of Cambodia
  • Cultural Performance
  • Congratulatory Message by Honorable Takuji Yanagimoto, on behalf of Honorable Yasuhiro Nakasone, Honorary President of APPF
  • Address by Honorable Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Chairwoman of the National Assembly and Former President of APPF
  • Keynote Address by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Address by Samdech Vibol Sena Pheakdei SAY Chhum, President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Opening Address by Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF

* Photo Session
Venue: Ballroom I

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 First Plenary Session: Political and Security Matters
Chair: Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPFTopics:

  1. Building Trust for Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in the Region
  2. Combating Terrorism and Transnational Crime in the Region
  3. Strengthening Parliamentary Cooperation in Promoting the Responsible Use of Cyberspace for Social Progress

Venue: Ballroom II

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
14:00 – 15:00 First Plenary Session (continued)
Venue: Ballroom II
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 16:30 Second Plenary Session: Economic and Trade Matters
Chair: Honorable Dr. Nguon Nhel, First Vice-President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Chairman of the Organizing CommitteeTopics:

  1. Enhancing Cooperation Among Member States to Build Strong Institution for Promoting Trade and Inclusive Growth
  2. Promoting Financial Access and Vocational Training for Small-Medium Enterprises for Employment and Peace
  3. Enhancing Connective in the Asia-Pacific Through E-Commerce

Venue: Ballroom II

17:00  Departure to Elephant Terrace (Angkor Park)
18:00 – 21:00 Official Launching of ASIAN CULTURAL COUNCIL (ACC), presided over by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo HUN Sen, Prime Minister of the
Kingdom of Cambodia and Honorary Founding Chairman of ACC, immediately followed by a Gala Dinner and Cultural PerformanceVenue: Elephant Terrace

 

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

07:00 – 08:30 Breakfast
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
08:30 – 10:00 Second Plenary Session (continued)
Venue: Ballroom II
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 13:00 Third Plenary Session: Regional Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region
Chair: Honorable Khuon Sudary, Second Vice-President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Chair of Cambodian Women Parliamentarians Caucus (CWPC)Topics:

  1. Enhancing Parliamentary Roles in Response to Climate Change
  2. Promoting Cooperation on Disaster Risk Reduction
  3. Enhancing Parliamentary Cooperation in Promoting Culture Diversity and Tourism in Asia-Pacific

Venue: Ballroom II

13:00 – 14:00  Lunch
Venue: Lotus Restaurant
15:00 – 17:00 Final Plenary Session
Chair: Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF

  • Report of the Meeting of Women Parliamentarians by Honorable Khuon Sudary, Second Vice-President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and Chair of the Cambodian Women Parliamentarians Caucus
  • Presentation of Chairman’s Statement by Honorable Hun Many, Chair of the Drafting Committee
  • Briefing on the Drafting Committee meetings by Honorable Hun Many, Chair of the Drafting Committee
  • Signing Joint Communiqué
  • Future Work of APPF: Next Host of the APPF Annual Meeting
  • Acceptance Speech by Australia, host parliament for the 28th APPF Annual Meeting
  • Handover of the APPF flag to host of the 28th APPF
  • Closing Statement by Samdech Akka Moha Ponhea Chakrei HENG Samrin, President of the National Assembly of the Kingdom of Cambodia and APPF

Venue: Ballroom II

17:00 – 18:00 Press Conference
18:00 – 21:00 Embassy Night

Thursday, 17 January 2019

(Full-Day Tour Program)

 

Friday, 18 January 2019

Departure of Delegates

 



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