Recent presentations

Remarks by ABAC Chair Rachel Taulelei to the APEC Women and Economy Forum, 24 September 2021

Press release from ABAC Dialogue with Ministers Responsible for Trade, 4 June 2021

Remarks by Rachel Taulelei to APEC Trade Ministers, 4 June

Remarks by Rachel Taulelei to APEC Senior Officials, 2 JuneDownload

Presentation by Anna Curzon to ABAC Techweek webinar: NZ in the digital Asia PacificDownload

Remarks by Rachel Taulelei to ABAC webinar on Re-opening Borders, 3 May 2021Download

Press release from the ABAC II meeting, 11 May 2021Download

Press release conveying ABAC Statement of Support for the WTODownload

APEC 2021 – what’s in it for business? Presentation to ASEAN NZ Business Council, 23 March 2021Download

Presentation to Economic Empowerment Task Force:  Indigenous Business Leaders’ DialogueDownload

Remarks by ABAC Chair Rachel Taulelei to APEC Senior Officials, 11/12 March 2021

Principles for Climate Leadership (March 2021)Download

Report on ABAC I (Feb 2021)Download

WTO Update (Feb 2021)Download

Remarks to Public Private Dialogue on Renewable Energy, Malcolm Johns, ABAC NZ, 18 January 2021

Address to Auckland Trade and Economic Policy School: “The New Trade Environment”, Rachel Taulelei, ABAC NZ, 4 December 2020

Keynote speech to APEC Webinar on Public Private Partnerships and Information Sharing on Food Security in the Asia Pacific region:  Rachel Taulelei, ABAC NZ, 2 December 2020

Address To Te Taumata, Whakatū, 24 November 2020, Rachel Taulelei

Presentation to ABAC IV, 17 November 2020, Rachel Taulelei , Abac 2021 Work Programme

ABAC 2021 Work Programme

Presentation to ABAC III, 14 September 2020, Towards a virtual ABAC, Rachel Taulelei

Supporting the WTORachel Taulelei: presentation to ABAC, 22 July 2020


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