Established in 1989, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation promotes economic cooperation and integration in the Asia-Pacific region.  The U.S. Department of Labor leads the United States’ participation in APEC's Human Resources Development Working Group (HRDWG), which addresses labor, employment, education and management issues.  The Labor and Social Protection Network (LSPN), a component of the HRDWG, addresses key labor and employment issues, including labor markets, labor market information, social protection, sustainable employment and training and technical cooperation.


Human Resources Development Working Group

Point of Contact

Chris Watson
(202) 693-4858