The International Conference of Asian Political Parties
) is a forum of political parties of Asia-Oceanian countries, which was launched in Manila Philippines in September 2000. The objectives of the conference are to promote exchanges and cooperation between political parties from different countries in the area and with various ideologies; to enhance mutual understanding and trust among Asian countries; to promote Asia's regional cooperation through the unique role and channel of political parties; and to create an environment for sustained peace and shared propoperity in the region.
Composition of the Standing Committee
As of May 24, 2011, the Standing Committee of the ICAPP is composed of representatives of twenty (22) members from Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Turkey, and Vietnam. Two (2) Co-Chairmen presides over the Standing Committee and represent the ICAPP during the period between the General Assemblies. <br />Co-Chairmen of the Standing Committee
1. Hon. Jose de VENECIA: Founding Chairman of the ICAPP; Co-Founder of LAKAS-CMD
<br />2. Hon. CHUNG Eui-yong: Former Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee, Democratic Party
(formerly United Democratic Party), Republic of Korea; Secretary General of the ICAPP SecretariatMembers of the Standing Committee (by alphabetical order of the name of country)
3. Hon. Shane... Read More