Parliamentarians meet in Quito to discuss security and cyber espionage
Posted On 12 Jan 2015
Around 240 parliamentarians from 17 countries of Asia and the Pacific are in Quito since yesterday for the Twenty-Third Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum, to discuss policies on climate change, security, cyber espionage and terrorism.
The forum started on Sunday and will end on Wednesday; these meetings also seek to strengthen mechanisms for peace, said the National Assembly of Ecuador in a statement.
It was also indicated that the Parlamentarians will hold meetings to discuss economic cooperation and ways of financing.
The Forum is composed of 27 countries, among which are the United States, Japan, Russia, Canada, Australia, Philippines, New Zealand, China, Vietnam and countries from the Pacific region of Latin America.