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When the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, first mooted the concept of an Asia Pacific community to tackle regional issues Australia's neighbours were not enthusiastic. Tonight in Singapore, Mr Rudd will have the opportunity to better explain his plans to an audience including some of the world's foremost experts on defence and security. http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25559051-29277,00.html http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/pm-sets-out-asiapacific-choice-talk-or-be-torn-20090529-bq8q.html http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/270950,defence-ministers-gather-for-dialogue-on-asian-security--summary.html http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/TOP%20STORY/2351297/ http://www.hindu.com/2009/05/30/stories/2009053055001700.htm
The voice of community is central to an effective global response to HIV AIDS. AFAO International, in partnership with the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM) and the Asia Pacific Council of Aids Service Organisations (APCASO), brought together 50 community advocates to undertake the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) Mentoring & Leadership Program at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne. This video provides an insight into community representation at the conference. It explores the challenges community face, the key skills and outcomes they hope to gain from completing the Australian Award Fellowship in Melbourne and their vision for change in the future.
Lee Hong-Koo, former Prime Minister of South Korea spoke at the University of Oregon on April 4th, 2006, as part of the Distinguished Presidential Lecturer series. Lee Hong-Koo was the Prime Minister of South Korea under former President Kim Young-Sam. Before that he served twice as deputy Prime Minister for Unification, dealing with relations between the divided two Korean states. He was also a member of the Korean National Assembly and chairman of the ruling New Korea Party. The Presidential Lecture series was begun in 2002 by University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer.
Here is a brief introduction into how the 21-member Asia-Pacific economic community began and grew into what it is today. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVNEWSbeijing Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
(Fair Use) Credit goes to http://www.youtube.com/user/AsiaPacificVideo February 18, 2009 - During a recent visit to Vancouver, Special Envoy for Australian Prime Minister Rudd, Richard Woolcott, sat down with Yuen Pau Woo, CEO of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. A key topic of discussion was understanding what this new 'Asia Pacific Community' is, and aims to accomplish.
(Fair Use) All credit goes to http://www.youtube.com/user/AsiaPacificVideo February 18, 2009 - During a recent visit to Vancouver, Special Envoy for Australian Prime Minister Rudd, Richard Woolcott, sat down with Yuen Pau Woo, CEO of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. A key topic of discussion was understanding the why and how of Australia's interest in promulgating the notion of a new 'Asia Pacific Community'.
Building Capacities: Best Practices in Asia Pacific (3/5) Red Cross and Red Crescent societies aim to mobilize as many diverse people at community level as possible to ensures equal voices and space for diverse groups in the community to share ideas and benefit from all services. Both women and men should enjoy equal representation and should equally influence the organizations work so it does not consciously or unconsciously discriminate against women or men. Special efforts are made to include all those who are usually marginalized, socially excluded, and discriminated against in society to make sure their needs and ideas are also fully addressed both as communities but also as members, volunteers, and staff. In this five films series, the International Federation of Red Cross...
With the rise and expansion of a middle class through the Asia Pacific, and the changing face of poverty, what does this mean for the distribution of aid in this region? This panel discussion features Dr Jimmy Rodgers from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community; Dr Alison Evans from the Overseas Development Institute in London; Professor Stephen Howes from the Development Policy Centre at the ANU; Kazu Sakai from the Asian Development Bank; and Dr Eun Mee Kim from the Ewha Women's University in Seoul. This lineup brings together broad sector perspectives. This video is a highlight. Watch the full version on the Big Ideas website: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/bigideas/stories/2013/07/01/3789973.htm
(Asia-Pacific) Struggle and Discrimination Faced by the LGBTQ+ Community Feedback form: tell us what you think! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kml6qBYDJHdxrebXYyBY5CCv88iI2JLT3jBR1baRfZg/viewform?pageId=117582282308283666536 [Speaker] Kalki Subramaniam Miss Subramaniam is a renowned transgender and women's rights activist. She is the founder of the Sahodari Foundation, which works for the social, economic and political empowerment of transgender persons in India. In 2015, she was announced by Facebook as one of the 12 Most Inspiring Women on Social Media working on community development.
Recorded at the 1987 Asia Pacific Festival. Segment from a Chinatown Today community television special Chnese Canadian Musicans which included Alexina Louie, Su-Chong Lim and Shannon Gunn. Shelly Cheung, Hopman Seto and I co-producers with Deborah Angrave executive producer. Volunteer produced, we could do this because there were four fully staffed community television offices and a studio in Vancouver alone. It is shameful the govenment has allowed cable companies to dismantle the thousands strong community television volunteer networks and the physical infrastructure of staffed neighbourhood offices and studios in Metro Vancouver. I was watching the CBC greatest Canadian show and recall Sook-Yin Lee advocating for head tax familes for a moment. They say those (North) Vancouver gals ar...
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim countries (formally Member Economies) that seeks to promote free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacificregion. It was established in 1989 in response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and the advent of regional trade blocs in other parts of the world; to fears that highly industrialized Japan (a member of G8) would come to dominate economic activity in the Asia-Pacific region; and to establish new markets for agricultural products and raw materials beyond Europe (where demand had been declining). APEC works to raise living standards and education levels through sustainable economic growthand to foster a sense of community and an appreciation of shared interests among Asia-Paci...
Upon the opening of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, Philippines, from 22-26 February 2016), Dominique Reed, FAO Team Leader of Social Forestry, talks about the potential of community-based forestry and its ability to address climate change. Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/unfao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/faoknowledge © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Moi Lee Liow is from the Asia Pacific Council of Aids Service Organizations (APCASO). APCASO is a civil society network of community-based and non-governmental organizations that provides HIV/AIDS related programmes and services within the Asia Pacific region. In this interview, she talks about funding challenges, punitive laws in Asia and Pacific, and the challenges of Getting to Zero.