Travel Diary: Behind the Scenes at the APEC 2011 International Media Center

Posted by DipNote Bloggers
November 12, 2011

Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton participated in a press availability following the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2011 Ministerial Meetings in Honolulu, Hawaii. The APEC forum is the premier economic organization in the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1989, APEC now comprises 21 economies that account for 43 percent of world trade and 55 percent of global GDP.

In the above video, Dick Custin of the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Press Center offers a glimpse of the APEC 2011 International Media Center, where approximately 2,000 journalists are working to cover the APEC meetings in Hawaii November 8-13. Information on broadcast footage and other digital content for APEC can be found here. Content includes full event coverage, highlighted video clips, and social media. For transcripts of speeches and remarks, press releases, photos and additional resources, please visit



Evan D.
Iowa, USA
November 13, 2011

Evan D. in Iowa writes:

Well, today is November 13, so the APEC meetings are wrapping up. Heard on NPR this morning reports of the President giving the Chinese "stern" admonition regarding trade. This, of course is tied in with the abysmal jobs outlook here in the U.S.

South Korea
November 13, 2011

Palgye in South Korea writes:

Japan, I agrees but we do, get rid of secium fear. Japan ready but ....... Consumer worry of that, I think so. -- I can't find good methods.

China, not law but dialogue, currency rate.

Russia, follow our decision, at tomorrow not long.


If north-Korean working in Iran, we must kill them. We need peace and Market. Russia, follow our decision, at tomorrow not long.


If North-Korean working in Iran, we must kill them. I'm also Korean but we need peace. Need Market and I believe Iran President.


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