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This information center provides media professionals links to key resources pertaining to the APO, its stakeholders, and productivity topics.
Dr. AKP Mochtan assumed the post of APO Secretary-General on 16 September 2019. He arrived at the Secretariat in Tokyo after serving as Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN, from August 2013 until August 2019. >>
The APO basically comprises the Governing Body, the NPOs, and the Secretariat, which is headed by the Secretary-General. >>
APO membership is open to countries in Asia and the Pacific which are members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. >>
The APO is guided by three strategic directions: strengthen NPOs and promote development of SMEs and communities; catalyze innovation-led productivity growth; and promote green productivity.
The objective of the Organization is, by mutual cooperation, to increase productivity in the countries of Asia. The Organization, a productivity organization of Asian countries, shall be non-political, non-profit making, and non-discriminatory in character.