TheĀ APEC Counter Terrorism Action Plan Combined Report from APEC Fora has been endorsed by APEC Senior Officials at their meeting in Bangkok on October 14-15.
Prepared by the APEC Secretariat, the report highlights the progress APEC is making to facilitate trade alongside increased measures to secure the regional economy from attack by terrorists.
The measures that have been taken as part of this action plan are expected to add to business confidence and ensure a greater level of safety in the region.
The report covers:
  • The Secure Trade in the APEC Region (STAR) initiative
  • Halting terrorist financing
  • Promoting cybersecurity
  • The energy security initiative and protecting the health of communities

The Action Plan also summarises the capacity building needs of individual APEC economies.