Ministers from the APEC member economies issued a joint statement following their meeting in Lima on Thursday on delivering quality and inclusive education. Focus is on boosting productivity and people’s livelihoods across the Asia-Pacific amid the evolution of the globalized economy. 

The joint statement reflects the outcomes of the APEC Education Ministerial Meeting co-chaired by Peru’s Minister of Education Jaime Saavedra and Russia. It describes collaborative actions to be taken forward by APEC economies over the next year to enhance the knowledge and skills, innovation capacity and employability of the region’s work forces. 

Click here to view the APEC Education Ministerial Meeting Joint Statement 

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