Policy Briefs | 18 July 2007

Design faults: the Asia Pacific’s regional architecture

In a new Policy Brief, Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell argues that the Asia Pacific region has too many regional organisations, yet they are still unable to do all the things required of them. This matters at a time when the rising power of China and India presents new challenges.

Allan Gyngell

  • Allan Gyngell

In a new Policy Brief, Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell argues that the Asia Pacific region has too many regional organisations, yet they are still unable to do all the things required of them. This matters at a time when the rising power of China and India presents new challenges.

Allan Gyngell

  • Allan Gyngell
On this page

Executive Summary

The author suggests a new framework for regional institutions, including the establishment of a more effective security organisation and a heads of government meeting separate from APEC.

Download the Policy Brief here