Enhancing secure trade in the APEC region (ie. Protection of cargo, ships engaged in international voyages, international aviation, and people in transit, and combating threats to security);
Halting terrorist financing; and
Promoting cyber security.
In 2010, each economy will review and update its Counter-Terrorism Action Plan. These plans will be shared among members as a means to exchange best practices; coordinate international response systems more closely; and identify needs for capacity-building.
Seminars on current and emerging trends in money laundering and terrorism financing are scheduled to take place in Bangkok, 12 - 14 May and 22 - 24 September.
The Unites States will host the Second Air Cargo Experts' Workshop, with a view to enhancing air cargo supply chain security this spring.
Key areas of focus for APEC 2010 include: regional economic integration, new economic growth and human security. To this end, the APEC Counter-Terrorism Task Force strengthens and coordinates regional efforts to ensure human and trade security.
The next meeting of the CTTF will take place in Sapporo, Japan in May.