Commentary | 15 November 2005

Regional forum can be rescued

Allan Gyngell and Malcolm Cook argue that the APEC leaders' summit in Busan, Korea this weekend will reinforce the importance of APEC and highlight its serious shortcomings. APEC needs to narrow its agenda, strengthen its Secretariat and redefine its purpose if it is to remain at the core of Asia Pacific diplomacy. The Australian, 15 November 2005, p. 14

Allan Gyngell , Malcolm Cook

  • Allan Gyngell
  • Malcolm Cook

Allan Gyngell and Malcolm Cook argue that the APEC leaders' summit in Busan, Korea this weekend will reinforce the importance of APEC and highlight its serious shortcomings. APEC needs to narrow its agenda, strengthen its Secretariat and redefine its purpose if it is to remain at the core of Asia Pacific diplomacy. The Australian, 15 November 2005, p. 14

Allan Gyngell , Malcolm Cook

  • Allan Gyngell
  • Malcolm Cook