This report reviews international agreements and protocols relevant to introduced marine pests, examines the approaches to detection and management of such pests in APEC economies as well as identifies and reviews the impacts, management priorities and hazards of such pests to individual economies and the APEC region as a whole. It also details the necessary considerations for developing a risk management framework to respond to the threat of such pests in APEC economies and the APEC region as a whole.
- Executive Summary
- Management Capabilities and Approaches
- Priorities and Hazards for APEC Economies
- Considerations for a Risk Management Framework
- Conclusion and Recommendations