Established in 1989 in response to the growing interdependence among Asia-Pacific economies. Begun as an informal dialogue group, APEC has since become the primary regional vehicle for promoting open trade and practical economic cooperation.
Autralia Japan Foundation
The AJF was established in 1976 to promote exchange and deepen mutual understanding between Australia and Japan. The Head Office is in the Australian Embassy, Tokyo and the Secretariat Office is located in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra.
The Mansfield Center
The Mansfield Center directs the public policy and international outreach functions of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Established in 1983, the Foundation was created to build on Ambassador Mansfield's lifelong efforts to bring about a better understanding between the United States and Asia.