Jump to navigation. It provides technical support to Country Offices ; liaises with governments, development partners and civil society; and helps Member States to build their migration management capacity. It also assists in the areas of emergency response, disaster risk reduction and climate-induced migration. The region is diverse, vast and complex. The migration drivers range from income inequality and demography to conflict and the environmental impact of climate change.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Asia and the Pacific | International Organization for Migration
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Asia-Pacific: International Organizations
Established in in response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and the advent of regional economic blocs such as the European Union and the North American Free Trade Area in other parts of the world, APEC works to raise living standards and education levels through sustainable economic growth and to foster a sense of community and an appreciation of shared interests among Asia-Pacific countries. At its summit meeting, APEC set an ambitious goal of achieving a free trade and investment regime in the Asia-Pacific region by for members with developed economies and by for members with developing ones. Although APEC seeks unanimity, decisions can be taken in the absence of unanimity; however, decisions are not legally binding on member governments. APEC is organized into numerous committees, ad hoc policy groups, working groups, and a business advisory council. The committees, which examine issues such as trade and investment, economic trends, and budgetary matters, meet twice per year.
It aims to accelerate economic growth, social progress, and cultural development and to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter. ASEAN has an elaborate framework of cooperation mechanisms for youth policy development and involvement of young people in the development of the region. The Work Program serves as the major channel for pursuing ASEAN cooperation in youth development, and outlines the following four priority areas: policy development; promoting ASEAN awareness and civic responsibility; promoting employability of youth; and information exchange and partnership. Numerous activities are conducted to implement the Work Program, including:.