The APG recognises that there are significant benefits for members from contact with non-member jurisdictions and related international organisations including the exchange of information of mutual benefit. On this basis, the APG permits recognized Observers to participate in some APG business activities.
Pursuant to the APG's Terms of Reference, Observers are:
The participation (and the nature of such participation) of non-members is determined by the APG on a case-by-case basis. At the moment there are:
Currently there are no Priority Observers. Regional jurisdictions wishing to become members must apply to be granted Priority Observership status in the APG for a period of two years, or longer (at the discretion of the membership), within which time they should apply for membership under the support and advice of a sponsoring APG member.
For information on individual Observers click on the buttons to the left.