In recent years, the National Development Council (NDC) has actively participated in APEC through coordinating our participation in HRDWG and its three networks: Capacity Building Network (CBN), Education Network (EDNET), and Labor and Social Protection Network (LSPN). The objective is share our experience with APEC member economies. In addition, the objective is to ensure that the work of APEC is being advanced in the following areas: Human resources development; regional integration; and linkage among APEC working groups.
There are three main findings as follows:
1.The advancement of HRDWG’s work will enable the realization of APEC Putrajaya Vision 2040, so that it is important to implement capacity building initiatives.
2.The development of the digital economy is a global objective. APEC should take the leadership role in this area through focusing on human resources development issues related to the digital economy.
3.The project’s holding of several expert roundtables has enhance the understanding of the various HRDWG issues, so that more roundtables should be held in the future.