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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.
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
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'.
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.
The overarching goal of APCA is to establish a sustainable community-wide approach towards maintaining optimal health and wellness within the Asian/Pacific Islander community. This larger goal includes multiple sub-goals: a) Monitoring API health status, health-seeking behaviors, and community capacity; b) Coordinating the provision of culturally and linguistically proficient health education and preventive clinical services; c) Establishing enduring and broad-based health partnerships; d) Improving community capacity for health improvement; and e) Continuously advocating for policies and programs that improve API health.
Raising the Pacific perspective ahead of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction #WCDRR. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, speaks from his homeland of Niue, a remote Pacific Island highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The Pacific is the first region in the world to develop a regional strategy that integrates climate change and disaster risk management. See: http://www2008.spc.int/3rd-un-world-conference-on-disaster-risk-reduction/
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