Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG)
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As part of its effort for sustainable economic development, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is concerned with human resources, the productive capacity of people to think and do in the workplace. Human resource development activities within the APEC are carried out through the Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG).
A streamlined and focused set of objectives guide the three HRDWG networks in achieving the HRDWG mission:
Building the 21st Century workforce requires strengthening of education, labor and the capacity of organizations. The Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG) conducts its business through three networks. Each network oversees a set of projects that support the achievement of APEC and HRDWG objectives to support human resource development in the Pacific Rim. These networks are:
The HRDWG Terms of Reference were established in 2007 under the working group's current Lead Shepherd, Dr. Alan Ginsburg of the United States Department of Education. The Terms of Reference were crafted to strengthen HRDWG's mission, objectives, and strategic operations and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of HRDWG activities.
The HRDWG Workplan describes the activities and plans for the working group based on the overall mission of: “Sharing knowledge, experience, and skills to strengthen human resource development and promote sustainable economic growth.”