2018 APEC year

U.S. Ambassador hosts APEC opening gala

This was to demonstrate the United States’ strong commitment to support PNG in hosting a successful series of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings.

More than 3,000 representatives from the 21 member economies of APEC are expected to attend the first Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) of 2018 and related working group meetings from February 24 to March 10.