The 5th Conference holds the values of previous ones and responds to APEC priorities on the Leaders’ and Ministers’ level which underline the importance of deeper cooperation in education and promotion of cross-border education in the Asia-Pacific Region.
The aim of the conference is to create a common vision for the future of higher education in the APEC and investment opportunities in its development.
The agenda will include the following issues:
• Preparatory sessions to the 6th AEMM, including developing a shared vision of the future agenda of the 6th AEMM and final drafting of documents to the AEMM.
• Development of proposals for implementation of the adopted earlier (at the APEC Ministerial meetings 2004 - 2012) decisions on development common to all systems of education competencies and the development of measures to improve the mobility of students, researchers and education services providers in the Asia Pacific region.
• Development of proposals for the implementation of the APEC Connectivity Blueprint for 2015-2025 (Annex D of the Leaders` Declaration 2014) in the field of education, approved by the leaders of the economies in 2014 aimed at creating the conditions of openness of education systems of APEC economies.
The conference will be held in Vladivostok, Russia on September 1-4, 2016.