The Sydney Declaration (Edited Extract)
We, the APEC Economic Leaders, agree that economic growth, energy security and climate change are fundamental and interlinked challenges for the APEC region.
The dynamism of APEC, underpinned by open trade and investment, has reduced poverty, improved living standards and delivered economic and social development.
Our success has relied in part on secure supplies of energy, the use of which has also contributed to air quality problems and greenhouse gas emissions.
A great challenge for APEC, given the aspirations of 41 per cent of the world's population in our region, is to chart new pathways for clean and sustainable development.
We are committed, through wide-ranging and ambitious actions, to …
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Publication information: Article title: The Sydney Declaration (Edited Extract). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Business Asia. Volume: 16. Issue: 1 Publication date: April 2008. Page number: 9. © 1999 First Charlton Communications Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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