Regional Integration in the Asia Pacific

Issues and Prospects

image of Regional Integration in the Asia Pacific

This report, published by the OECD's International Futures Programme in co-operation with the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre in Australia, aims to stimulate informed debate about the main integration issues facing the Asia-Pacific region in the decades ahead.  It examines such issues as how the region compares to other regions of the world in terms of economic and political integration; regional co-operation on trade, investment and environment; and security and transportation concerns.  The book concludes with Mike Moore's "Reflections on Asia Pacific Integration".



Towards a Regional Rapid Response Co-operation Group in the Asia Pacific

In 1995, the author conducted a study attempting to measure the level and scope of Philippine participation in selected issue areas of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Carlos, 1996). A scoring procedure was devised for that study to indicate the areas in which advances in co-operation are occurring and the areas in which they are lagging. The study concluded that co-operation on drug enforcement and scientific matters rated highest in the first group and co-operation on social development and selected environmental...


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