ASEAN Member States strongly condemn the suicide bomb attacks in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey on 28 June 2016 that killed and wounded many people. ASEAN expresses its deep sympathies and condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Turkey and to the families of the victims. Download the Full Statement here.
SIEM REAP, 30 June 2016 – The Second ASEAN-China Youth Exchange Visit under the theme “Education and Leadership” was held from 26-30 June in Siem Reap, Cambodia. A total of 236 participants from ASEAN Member States, the People’s Republic of China, as well as representatives from the ASEAN Secretariat, Mission of China to ASEAN in [...]
JAKARTA, 30 June 2016 – ASEAN and India reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen and deepen the relationship. This was the key thrust of the deliberations at the 16th ASEAN-India Joint Cooperation Committee (AIJCC) Meeting held yesterday at the ASEAN Secretariat. India has been a dialogue partner of ASEAN since 1992 and was accorded strategic partner [...]
TOKYO, 27 June 2016 – Senior officials from ASEAN and Japan met in Tokyo on 24 June for the 31st ASEAN-Japan Forum and agreed to take the partnership to new heights by strengthening cooperation in the face of new developments in the region. The forum, co-chaired by Brunei Darussalam and Japan, took stock of the [...]
25 JUNE 2016, BANGKOK - “ASEAN recognizes the importance of creating synergy between the mutually-reinforcing ASEAN 2025 Blueprints and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the framework of ASEAN-UN cooperation,” said ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General for Socio-Cultural Community H.E. Vongthep Arthakaivalvatee. He spoke this at an interface meeting held on June 23 at the UN office [...]
The ASEAN Tourism Ministerial Roundtable Meeting (MRT) on Ecotourism was convened on 22 June 2016 in Pakse, Champasak Province, Lao PDR, at the initiative of the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of Lao PDR. The MRT held in conjunction with the ASEAN Ecotourism Forum (AEF). The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Prof. Dr. Bosengkham [...]