The APABI Secretariat was approved in the 18th APABI Executive Meeting held on 9 May 2018, and began operating in July 2018 based in Taipei Taiwan (R.O.C.). The APABI Secretariat is designed to function as an information hub to connect all of its member institutes around the Asian-pacific region.

The functions of the APABI Secretariat include:

Keeping a list of Member States
Maintaining APABI event records and official documents
Collecting and publishing members‘ shared information, materials, and resources
Promoting exchange and cooperation among the members
Managing all members’ and guests’ queries and requests