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Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
IV General Meeting, 1994
Manila, Philippines

Agenda Items for the Fourth General Meeting of APPF

  1. Political and Security issues in the Asia - Pacific Region (1) Review of the 2nd ASEAN Regional Forum
      - Report from the member countries of ASEAN

    (2) Cooperation and dialogue on sub-regional
      - Territorial and jurisdictional disputes in the South China Sea

      - Issues in Northeast Asia

    (3) Nuclear testing issues
      - Report from the Chairman of the Executive Committee on the discussion at the Fourth APPF Excutive Committee Meeting in Phuket, Thailand.
      - Implications for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
    (4) International Terrorism.
    (5) Others
  2. Regional Cooperation in the Asia- Pacific Region
    (1) Review of APEC Osaka meeting
    ("Initial Actions" for liberalization and "Action Agenda")
      - Report from Japan
    (2) Cooperation for trade and investment liberalization
      - Improvement of infrastructure (cooperation for promotion of investment, technology, and human resources development)
    (3) Environmental issues
      - Nuclear Testing and its effects on the environment.
      - Cooperation in the sharing of natural resources and environmental conservation.
      - North - South cooperation on environment.
    (4) Social Issues
      - Protection of women and women?rights.
      - Protection of children and children?rights.
      - Illicit drug trafficking, money laundering, and related legislative measures.
      - AIDS and public health matters.
    (5) Special recommendation for the promotion of cooperation
      - Human resources development
      - Interchange of youth (Implementation of the Friendship Program for the 21st century by each country)
      - Intellectual exchanges between universities, research institutes and relevant NGOs.
    (6) Legislative interchange among APPF member countries.
    (7) Other regional cooperation
      - Report from Thailand on the ASEAN Summit and Asia- Europe Meeting.
  3. Drafting of the Vision for the Asia - Pacific region in the 21st century
      -Decision on setting up a working group.
      - Drafting of report on securing peace and prosperity for the region in the 21st century.
  4. Organizational Arrangement: pending issues/new membership application from the Republic of the Marshall Islands/others.
  5. Arrangements concerning the Fifth Annual Meeting in Canada in January 1997.
  6. Other issues.

    Program of The Fourth Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)
    Petchaburl Province, Thailand
    January 15 th - 19 th, 1996


    Sunday, January 14 th, 1996

09.00-18.00 hrs.
  • Arrival of Delegates
  • Registration of Delegates

Monday, January 15th, 1996

09.00-13.00 hrs.
09.00-12.00 hrs.
12.00-14.00 hrs.
14.00-15.00 hrs.
15.00-17.00 hrs.
19.00-21.00 hrs.
  • Arrival of Delegates
  • Registration of Delegates
  • Executive Committee meeting.
  • Lunch
  • Opening Ceremony and General Debate Session
  • First Plenary Session
  • Evening function

Tuesday, January 16th, 1996

09.30-13.00 hrs.
13.00-14.00 hrs.
14.00-17.00 hrs.
19.00-21.00 hrs.
  • Second Plenary Session
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Third Plenary Session
  • Evening Function

Wednesday, January 17th, 1996

09.30-13.00 hrs.
13.00-14.00 hrs.
14.00-17.00 hrs.
19.00-21.00 hrs.
  • Continuation of the Plenary Session, if any
  • Lunch
  • Fourth Plenary Session
  • Evening Function

Thursday, January 18th, 1996

09.30-13.00 hrs.
13.00-14.00 hrs.
14.00-17.00 hrs.

17.00-18.00 hrs.
  • Continuation of the Plenary Session, if any
  • Lunch
  • Adoption of the Joint Communique
  • Signing fo the Joint Communique
  • Press Conference
  • Evening Function

Friday, January 19th, 1996
Provisional day