YANGON, 28 August 2018 – The Second ASEAN Student Mobility Forum started today in Yangon with the aim to empower participating students to positively influence the development of an ASEAN identity in all member states through mobility programmes. The forum was jointly organised by ASEAN, the Ministry of Education of Myanmar, and the European Union (EU). [...]
Singapore, 28 August 2018 – Singapore is hosting the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting and Related Meetings starting today until 1 September. The ministers will call on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore tomorrow morning. Chan Chun Sing, Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry, will chair the series of meetings. In line with [...]
Ambassador of the Republic of Peru to ASEAN, Julio Arturo Cárdenas Velarde, presented his Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat, 27 August 2018. View all photos here.
It is estimated that around 6 million people with autism live in ASEAN region. ASEAN launched the Autism Mapping project to provide data and information on Autism situation and existing policy interventions in order to enhance policy and programme development for persons with autism in the region. Funded by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund, the 2-year project [...]
SIEM REAP, 21 AUGUST 2018 – ASEAN, together with its dialogue partner China and the UNDP called on local governments of the region to take a more active role in poverty alleviation programmes as espoused by the sustainable development goals (SDGs) agenda. The call was made at a symposium held today in Siem Reap, Cambodia. [...]
Courtesy Call by Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines, Alan Peter S. Cayetano.
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Philippines Alan Peter S. Cayetano paid a courtesy call on Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi on 20 August 2018 at the ASEAN Secretariat. View all Photos here.