Upcoming Events


APEC 2016: SOM Dialogue on APEC Toward 2020 and Beyond

From August 26, 2016 09:00 until August 26, 2016 13:00
Categories: PECC Events, APEC Events
Hits: 3922

       apec som                                                                   APEC Peru 2016                                                      pecclogo blue




Lima, Peru

26 August 2016



09:00-09:15  Welcoming Remarks

  • Ms Mercedes Araoz
    Second Vice President of Peru
    Chair of the National High-Level Commission APEC Peru 2016

  • Ambassador Tang Guoqiang
    Co-Chair, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)
 09:15-10:00 Session 1: Economic and Trade Policy Context


  • Mr Eduardo Pedrosa
    Secretary General, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC)

The New Normal: Challenges for APEC

  • Dr Alan Bollard
    Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

Assessment of Progress Towards the Bogor Goals

  • Mr Carlos Kuriyama
    Senior Analyst
    Policy Support Unit, APEC Secretariat

Open Discussion

 10:00-10:15  Coffee Break
 10:15-11:40 Session 2: Unfinished Business: Priority Areas for Attaining the Bogor Goals 


  • Ambassador Nguyen Nguyet Nga
    Senior Advisor, APEC 2017 National Secretariat and Vice Chair, Vietnam National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (VNCPEC)



  • Dr Sherry Stephenson
    Senior Fellow, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development and PECC Service Network


  • Mr Paolo Giordano
    Principal Economist, Inter-American Development Bank


  • Mr Evan Rogerson
    Director, Agriculture and Commodities Division, WTO

Economic and Technical Cooperation

  • Mr Eduardo Pedrosa
    Secretary General, (PECC)

Open Discussion

11:40-12:45 Session 3: Future Scenarios: Post 2020 Vision for APEC 


  • Mr Pablo de la Flor
    Former Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, President of Corporate Affairs, Banco de Credito del Peru


  • Dr Robert Scollay
    University of Auckland and member of New Zealand Economic Cooperation Council (NZPECC)

  • Ambassador Gonzalo Gutierrez
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, Former SOM Chair APEC 2008

Open Discussion

12:45-13:00 Closing Remarks

  • Ambassador Luis Quesada
    SOM Chair APEC 2016




You can also log in with your social media account by clicking the icons below


Pacific Currents

Global value chains: From fruitful discussions to meaningful actions
Juan Navarro, Associate Faculty, Royal Roads University

Climate change in SOTR
Christopher Findlay, Tilak Doshi and Eduardo Pedrosa

Digital Technologies, Services and the Fourth Industrial Revolutions
Submitted by Jane Drake-Brockman, Christopher Findlay, Yose Rizal Damuri and Sherry Stephenson 

COVID-19 has Exposed Major Gaps in our Social Safety Nets: In a Post-COVID World Will these Gaps be Closed?
Hugh Stephens
Vice Chair, CANCPEC; Distinguished Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada; Executive Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary

 Multilateral Cooperation is a Safeguard against Pandemics
Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria
Executive Director, APEC Secretariat

International cooperation during COVID-19
Sungbae An
Senior Research Fellow, Department of International Macroeconomics and Finance, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)

Drastic measures to stop spread of COVID-19 are necessary
Charles E. Morrison
Adjunct Fellow and Former President of the East-West Center; Former Co-Chair, PECC

ASEAN-China cooperation in time of COVID-19 pandemic
Jusuf Wanandi
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, CSIS Foundation; Former Co-Chair of PECC