PROJECT OVERVIEW

Global Competencies and Economic Integration is a project sponsored by the United States in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Human Resources Development Working Group. The project aims to:
1 ) Assess the demand for linguistic and cultural human capital in the employment sectors of APEC economies; and
2 ) Determine if the supply of linguistic and cultural human capital is adequate.
APEC Project Number HRD 02-2015: Global Competencies and Economic Integration

Global Competencies & Economic Integration

 glob·al tal·ent

     /ˈɡlōbəl/  /ˈtalənt/

   Linguistic and cultural human capital.

languages of apec

4

21

29

1,200+

APEC Continents
APEC Member Economies
Official Languages of APEC Member Economies
Minority Languages / Dialects in APEC Member Economies

Survey of demand for global competencies

Phase one of the project surveyed executives and human resource managers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) within APEC economies about how global competencies are considered in the recruiting and training of new hires.

A second step of the project will survey the output of individuals with global talent from tertiary education institutions and private sector/informal education  within APEC economies.

Survey of output of global talent

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Joint National Committee for Languages

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