APEC spokesman asks media to help promote APEC Philippines 2015 (Philippines News Agency)

To raise public awareness about the country’s hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2015, the event’s spokesperson Charles Jose invited members of the media to visit and lt;apec2015.ph and gt;, the official website of APEC Philippines 2015.

Jose, who is also the spokesperson of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), said that among the materials available on the site is the APEC Primer, which provides background information on the history, organization, achievements, and goals of the APEC.

He said the primer, which is available in a variety of local languages, including Cebuano, is crucial for understanding the context of the APEC meetings.

“The APEC 2015 website is also regularly updated with the latest press releases from host agencies, as well as from the Department of Foreign Affairs, he said.

“These releases detail the discussions and outcomes of APEC meetings, and provide useful information on how the APEC community is concretizing steps and solutions toward the four 2015 priorities.”

Visitors may also access official photo releases and transcripts of remarks, he said.

Jose also invited the media to access helpful publications on the APEC’s website, apec.org.

“These include ‘APEC at a Glance’ and ‘APEC Outcomes and Outlook 2014/2015’. Both were prepared by the APEC Secretariat based in Singapore,” he said.

“We hope that these resources prove useful to our partners in the media, and aid in the dissemination of accurate and timely information about the Philippine hosting,” Jose added. (PNA)RMA/PND/rsm

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