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This page contains information about APEC and non-APEC Events concerning matters of Human Resource Development that will take place within the upcoming months.

You can also search Past Events held recently in the APEC region.

For a searchable list of all APEC events, please visit the APEC.org Events Calendar.

Official 2014 APEC HRDWG Events

Seminar on Youth Skills Development :Overview

Date: 17 February 2014

Location: Ningbo, China

APEC First Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1)

Date: 15-28 February 2014

Location: Ningbo, China

36th HRDWG Meeting and Individual Network Meetings

Date: 18-21 February 2014

Location: Ningbo, China


Summary Report

Human Resources Development Working Group Preparatory Meeting

Date: 7-8 July 2014

Location: Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Description:  Human Resources Development Working Group Preparatory Meeting

6th HRD Ministerial Meeting

Date:  September 2014

Location: Da Nang, Viet Nam

Description:  Strengthening and Diversifying Human Resource Skills to Support APEC Supply Chain Connectivity and Inclusive Growth"

Planning Document for HRDMM

Non-APEC Events in the Pacific Rim

ASEAN Events

See more at ASEAN.org.

7th Meeting of the SLOM Working Group on Progressive Labour Practices to Enhance the Competitiveness of ASEAN

Date: 3-4 November 2014

Location: Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Management

Date: 4-6 November 2014

Location: TBC

'The Special Meeting on Conformity Assessment of ASEAN Green Hotel Standard

Date: 19-21 November 2014

Location': Bangkok, Thailand

ASEAN Youth Day Meeting

Date: TBC

Location: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

OECD Events

See more at OECD.org.

Improving Risk Regulation: From crisis response to learning and regulation

Date: 12-14 October 2014

Location: Paris, France

United Nations Climate Change Conference

Date: 1-12 December 2014

Location: Lima, Peru


See more at SEAMEO.org

2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Date: 12-13 November 2014

Location: Manila, Philippines

50th RELC International Conference Transcending Boundaries in Language Learning: Language Arts and ELT Across the Curriculum

Date: 16-18 March 2015

Location: Singapore

Description: The Conference will feature plenary sessions, thematic parallel sessions, side events, exhibits, field visits, and sponsored lunches and dinners. It is expected to bring together around 400 participants from a wide range of relevant stakeholders coming from, but not limited to, Southeast Asia. Participants will include ARD experts from academe and research institutions, government policy makers, local government executives and officials, private sector practitioners, representatives of civil society organizations, farmer leaders and practicing farmers, and other interested stakeholders.


See more at UNESCO.org.

First Asia-Pacific Conference on Ethics Education for All

Date: 28-30 October 2014

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Description: The purpose of the Conference is to generate dialogue and debate on the nature and needs of developing ethics teaching programs in the Asia-Pacific region. There will be a particular focus on global justice, curriculum and future trends in ethics education.The event will gather representatives from UNESCO National Commissions, members of UNESCO’s International Bioethics Committee from Asia, the World Health Organization (WHO) and key academic institutions working on ethics education.

17th UNESCO-APEID International Conference- The Powerhouses of Education: Teachers for the Future We Want

Date: 29-31 October 2014

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Description: The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for discussions on leading-edge thinking about teachers and teaching practices.

9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Date: 3-5 November 2014

Location: Paris, France

Description: The Forum will bring together young women and men from across the Organization’s Member States to discuss current youth issues and formulate a number of strategic recommendations. These will reflect both the views of youth present at the Forum and those of youth who will have contributed online before the event. The recommendations will be presented to Member States at the General Conference.

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development - Learning Today for a Sustainable Future

Date: 10-12 November 2014

Location: Aichi-Nagoya, Japan

Description: The 2014 World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development will carry out a stock-taking of the implementation of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) and celebrate the Decade’s achievements. The Conference will showcase initiatives, actors, networks and ideas that were stimulated by the DESD. Examples of good practice from all over the world will play an important role in identifying viable approaches to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), as well as key areas for future action.

Other Education Events

4th World Congress on Technical Vocational Education and Training

Date: 5-6 November 2014

Location: Malacca, Malaysia

International Conference on 21st Century Education

Date: 13-15 November 2014

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1st International Conference on Education, Technology and Sciences

Date: 19-20 November 2014

Location: Jambi, Indonesia

40th Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning & Educational Materials Exhibition

Date: 21-24 November 2014

Location: Tsukuba, Japan

International Conference on Educational Technology

Date: 29 November 2014

Location: Seoul, Korea

EDC 2015 10th Annual Education and Development Conference

Date: 3-7 March 2015

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

GSE 2015 3rd Global Summit of Education

Date: 9-10 March 2015

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Asian Conference on Education and International Development

Date: 29 March- 1 April 2015

Location: Osaka, Japan

Annual International Conference on Education'

Date: 9-10 April 2015

Location: Beijing, China

Fifth Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom

Date: 30 April- 3 May 2015

Location: Osaka, Japan

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)