As the global population grows and pressure on food and water supplies increases, cases of food-borne illness will multiply, the inaugural APEC Food Safety Cooperation Forum was told this week.
Dr. Gardner Murray, a former Australian Chief Veterinary Officer and now special adviser to the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisherie..
The Chair of the 2007 APEC Economic Leaders` Meeting, Australia`s Prime Minister John Howard, has written to the leaders of APEC`s other 20 economies inviting them to this year`s APEC Economic Leaders Meeting and outlining his intention to make clean development and climate change a key topic for discussion in Sydney.
"The economies o..
Chair of the APEC Transport Ministers meeting and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Mark Vaile announced March 30, 2007 that the 21 APEC economies, which represent more than a third of the world`s population, have agreed to work cooperatively on practical measures to reduce aviation greenhouse gas emissions.
"The commitment today from..
Big business may be the largest energy users but it is small and medium enterprises which are contributing to innovative energy efficiency solutions, an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference will be held next week.
The Australian Minister for Small Business and Tourism, Fran Bailey, said that SMEs are actively developing..
APEC Senior Officials have wound up their first meeting for 2007 with a wide-ranging discussion of world trade negotiations and key regional economic issues.
APEC officials reaffirmed the importance they attach to a successful outcome to the Doha round of world trade negotiations and agreed to remain vigilant in identifying opportunities..