APEC Resilience Week

“Plant Back Better” initiative and Cross-fora collaboration under APEC for sustainable development and inclusive growth

Taipei Garden Hotel, Taipei| 10/05/2019|

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The APEC region enjoyed the most prosperous and dynamic development around the world over the most challenging environment in conjunction with natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides, cyclones, floods, etc. In recent years, APEC focused on the best use of its synergies to mitigate possible impacts that could cause interruptions to business and livelihoods through enhancing regional resilience.

The APEC Resilience Week was held from 30 September to 2 October in Taipei City. There are 13 economies attendance, including Chile, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Peru, the Philippines, Thailand, The United State, and Viet Nam.

Full spectrum of agenda of the APEC Resilience Week covering the following topics for experts, policy makers, practitioners, researchers and government officials to collect brainstorming on enhancing regional resilience:

  1. Project outcomes of “Plant Back Better” initiative (PBB initiatives): The best practices sharing of PBB pilot community in Iloilo City, the Philippines.
  2. Holistic and extensive policy dialogue on natural disasters and climate extremes for enhancing emergency preparedness and resilience.
  3. Cross-fora collaboration under APEC for sustainable development and inclusive growth.


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