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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to deliver opening address at Summit
The state of the world in this second year of the global COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s address to open the APEC CEO Summit 2021.
16 October 2021
Amal Clooney to speak at APEC CEO Summit 2021
Amal Clooney, an award-winning lawyer who specialises in international law and human rights, will deliver a keynote address at this year’s APEC CEO Summit.
15 October 2021
Westpac NZ unveils new research on indigenous/Māori economy
A new report commissioned by Westpac NZ has found that while Māori businesses are growing in number, they remain underrepresented within Aotearoa’s economy and face barriers to growth.
15 October 2021
Connecting the Asia-Pacific
The APEC CEO Summit will use innovative broadcast technology, satellite events and an impressive, interactive set to virtually connect audiences across 21 economies.
7 October 2021
Expanding markets and unleashing potential
E-commerce offers an innovative and low-cost way for indigenous and ethnic minority communities to develop new markets and platforms to sell their agricultural goods and services.
6 October 2021
Four young Kiwis to represent NZ on world stage
Four influential young Kiwis have been chosen to represent New Zealand at APEC Voices of the Future in November.
6 October 2021
Former PM Helen Clark to speak at CEO Summit
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark will talk about the disruption of Covid on the 21 APEC economies and how the region can recover from the pandemic.
4 October 2021
Trailblazer joins stellar speaker line-up
Public relations trailblazer Richard Edelman will speak on the ‘business of trust’ as one of the keynote speakers confirmed for the APEC CEO Summit 2021.
28 September 2021
APEC 2021 by the numbers
APEC 2021’s blockbuster meeting marathon has reached the equivalent of streaming the Lord of the Rings trilogy 85 times, back-to-back.
16 September 2021
APEC CEO Summit registrations open
An entrepreneur who started a no-frills airline, an award-winning scientist and broadcaster focused on helping humanity and protecting nature, and an internationally-renowned tech reporter and innovator are the first to be announced in the speaker line-up at the APEC CEO Summit 2021.
7 September 2021
APEC’s vaccine action plan
APEC member economies develop a 10-year strategy to support the region’s routine vaccination effort and enhance the resilience and sustainability of immunisation programmes.
24 August 2021
Entries open for APEC Photography Competition 2021
Share your vision for Join, Work, Grow. Together and be in to win.
22 July 2021
Read the APEC Economic Leaders’ statement
The statement followed the first-ever APEC Informal Leaders' Retreat.
19 July 2021
PM to chair APEC Informal Leaders’ Retreat on COVID-19
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will chair a virtual meeting of APEC Leaders on July 16 focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects.
12 July 2021
APEC leaders to gather for extraordinary informal meeting
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will meet virtually with her Asia-Pacific counterparts in a first-of-its-kind meeting on July 16.
12 July 2021
APEC 2021 teams up with Wellington Gold Awards
APEC 2021 Gold has been announced as the theme of the Wellington Gold Awards, an annual event that celebrates the excellence and enterprise of businesses in New Zealand's capital city.
12 June 2021
'APEC should step up cooperation to secure vaccine supply lines'
More than a year into the pandemic, APEC member economies are urged to fast-track trade policy measures and step up cooperation to tackle the ongoing crisis, according to a new policy brief by the APEC Policy Support Unit.
24 May 2021
Media registration open for the Ministers Responsible for Trade meeting
Media registration is open for the 2021 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting (MRT) to be hosted virtually by New Zealand on 4-5 June, 2021.
29 April 2021
Report highlights value of measuring indigenous economies
“Understanding and Valuing Indigenous Economies within APEC” highlights and reinforces the importance of advancing inclusive economic growth by supporting indigenous economic development in the APEC region.
19 April 2021
$35,000 prize puts spotlight on a sustainable future
The 2021 APEC Science Prize is accepting nominations for young scientists who are paving the way for a brighter, more sustainable future.
26 March 2021
'Planting a seed' for indigenous economies
The voices of indigenous economies have been heard in the first meeting of its kind as part of APEC, in what Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta called “pioneering work”.
8 March 2021
Media conference registrations closing soon
Media have only a limited time to register to attend the SOM 1 media conference.
5 March 2021
ABAC talks to focus on Covid-19, and rebuilding
Asia-Pacific business leaders and officials will talk rebuilding and recovery this week.
8 February 2021
Health of economies depends on trade, Minister says
Trade with foreign partners will drive an increase in job numbers, wages and innovation and production, New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta says.
5 February 2021
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