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APEC Protest Controversy (0 words)
University campuses also tend to be breeding grounds for political activism, and hundreds of UBC students used the occasion to express their anger at human rights abuses in some APEC countries.
Canadians now remember the APEC summit for its images of young protesters being blasted with pepper spray by RCMP officers, and signs urging democracy and free speech being torn down by Canadian police.
In the run-up to the APEC summit, Chrétien's office was clearly intent on assuaging Suharto's worries.
Shanghai APEC 2001: Its Significance (0 words)
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2001 series of meetings came to an end in Shanghai yesterday with accomplishments in many areas, and at a significant moment: The meetings coincided with a global economy slow-down aggravated by the terrorist attack on the United States.
Although reaching the goals of APEC depends on each individual country's improving its macroeconomic performance, APEC meetings this year did make a concrete steps in regional cooperation and liberalization of trade and investment to help restore confidence among investors and consumers and to help the international economy get back on track.
The APEC Shanghai meeting also managed, in light with the bleak world economic outlook, to push for a new, early round of World Trade Organization (WTO) trade talks and negotiations.
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