BRUSSELS, 28 February - The first meeting between the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the EU Committee of Permanent Representatives took place yesterday in Brussels. The encounter is part of a commitment to bring cooperation between ASEAN and the EU to a higher level as set out [...]
JAKARTA, 28 February 2014 - The new Executive Board of ASEAN Women's Circle (AWC) begins its term following a formal handover and inauguration ceremony held today at the ASEAN Secretariat. Mme. Sabai Win (spouse of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to ASEAN) succeeds Mme. Datin Rusnah Ismail (spouse of [...]
SIEM REAP, 27 February 2014 - The first regional Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) on Industrial Property was signed today by nine Heads of ASEAN Member States Intellectual Property Offices (AMS-IPOs) and European Patent Office (EPO) President Benoît Battistelli to establish an institutional framework for structured cooperation in the field of patents. The signing of the [...]
The 20th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Retreat was held on 26-27 February 2014 in Singapore. H.E. Dr. Kan Zaw, Myanmar’s Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development, chaired the Retreat. Please click here to read the full Joint Media Statement.
Ninth Press Release of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC)
Jakarta, 26 February 2013 - The Eighth Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was convened on 17-18 February 2014 at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. The progress of twenty four projects and activities under the ACWC Work Plan 2012-2016 was reviewed at [...]
JAKARTA, 26 February 2014 - One of the rarest mammals on earth, Saola, captured on a video in Viet Nam, will be featured in the latest episode of “ASEAN Today.” Cam Nhung of Vietnam TV in Hanoi co-anchors the program this month with Dalton Tanonaka of The Indonesia Channel in Jakarta. They report on Vietnam's [...]