The Philippine Delegates, composed of PRC Chairperson Hon. Charito A. Zamora; Chairman and Members of the Professional Regulatory Board (PRB) of Architecture namely: Hon. Robert S. Sac, Hon. Robert M. Mirafuente and Hon. Corazon V. Fabia-Tandoc; Director Melisa Jane B. Comafay; International Affairs Office, Ar. Yolanda D. Reyes, former PRC Commissioner, together with the officers from the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) attended the 10th APEC Architect Project Central Council Meeting on 27-29 April 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand along with the Monitoring Committees of other participating APEC economies.
The Central Council meets at least every two years at a date and venue determined by the Central Council with the following objectives: to review its procedures and criteria, to consider applications approved by the Monitoring Committees, to receive reports from participating economies, and to deal with matters arising. The APEC Architect Project aims to facilitate mobility of qualified professionals by establishing mutual recognition of skills and qualifications.
The APEC Architect Project Central Council has already conducted nine (9) meetings. The 9th APEC Architect Project Central Council Meeting was hosted by the Philippines last 27th and 28th of October 2021 through an online/virtual mode due to the COVID pandemic while the 8th APEC Architect Project Central Council Meeting was held on 18th to 21st of September 2018 in Zhengzhou City, Henan, People’s Republic of China.