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2012 APEC Women and the Economy Forum June 28-30, 2012, St. Petersburg
Themes of APEC Women and the Economy Forum 2012

The Women and the Economy Forum was held in St. Petersburg on June 28-30 as part of Russia's tenure as APEC chair.

The forum, entitled Women and Innovative Economic Growth, included a number of important events: a meeting of the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE, an APEC working body on gender issues); a Public-Private Dialogue on issues related to women and the economy, including panel discussions on several priority areas; and a plenary meeting of the High Level Policy Dialogue, chaired by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko. The agenda included an exchange of views on issues of innovative growth, business opportunities and human capital development to ensure greater inclusion of women in the economic processes of the Asia-Pacific Region.

2012 APEC Women and the Economy Forum 
Our Participation and Presentation

Innovation for Women and Economic Development, Dr.Wan-Jung Chou


Individual Action Plan – Chinese Taipei’s Approach to Women’s Economic Empowerment


Work-Life Balance: Chinese Taipei Experiences, Ju-Hsuan Wang, Minister of the Council of Labor Affairs


Madam Ju-Hsuan Wang, Minister of the council of Labor Affairs and the head of Chinese Taipei’s delegation, was invited to share Chinese Taipei experience on work-life balance in 2012 APEC women and the Economy Forum hosted by Russia.

2012 WEF Statement  




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