The Statement of Purpose of the Asia Pacific Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum is made up of the NA Communities from the Asia Pacific Zone. These guidelines are devised to facilitate the agreed purposes of this service body. The following is the stated purpose of the Asia Pacific Forum, which these guidelines honor:
1) We, the NA Regions and communities of Asia Pacific, have joined to discuss issues of mutual concern, address our common needs, exchange ideas and share experiences to further our primary purpose.
2) This forum is intended to complement the existing service structure of NA.
a) To encourage, develop and support NA in this part of the world as well as worlwide;
b) To encourage and support translations of NA literature into our languages;
c) Encourage and support Outreach, H&I and Public Information efforts within Asia Pacific;
d) Encourage, maintain and support communication among NA members, communities and Regions within this part of the world as well as worldwide;
e) To continue working with NA World Services in our efforts.
a) Every addict in the world has the chance to experience our message in his or her own language and culture and find the opportunity for a new way of life;
b) NA communities worldwide, NA World Services and the APF work together in a spirit of unity and cooperation to carry our message of recovery;
c) Narcotics Anonymous has universal recognition and respect as a viable program of recovery.