NEW YORK, 30 September 2018 – ASEAN and the United Nations (UN) reaffirmed the importance of further strengthening their Comprehensive Partnership towards the fulfilment of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the ASEAN-UN Ministerial Meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States, on 28 September [...]
JAKARTA, 26 September 2018 – ASEAN is calling for nominations for the inaugural ASEAN Prize, which aims to recognise inspiring achievements and contributions of an individual or organisation that foster the ASEAN identity, promote the ASEAN spirit, and champion the ASEAN way in designated focus areas, such as collaboration between ASEAN Member States; collaboration between [...]
Condolence Message of The ASEAN Leaders on The Passing of His Excellency President Tran Dai Quang of The Socialist Republic of Vietnam
It is with deep sadness that we learnt of the passing of His Excellency President Tran Dai Quang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on 21 September 2018. We share in the grief and mourning of President Quang’s family and loved ones, as well as the Government and people of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, [...]
JAKARTA, 25 September 2018 - The September edition of “ASEAN Today” is out and it highlights the regional investment plans of Jack Ma, co-founder of the Alibaba Group. Raissa Chentami of The Indonesia Channel anchors the program from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. She also reports on seasonal typhoons that battered the Philippines and Malaysia’s [...]
MANILA, 21 September 2018 – ASEAN representatives concluded the 2-day Regional Multi-Stakeholders Forum: Responsible Business Conduct for Safe Labour Migration in ASEAN in Manila on 20 September. Nearly 90 participants exchanged views on ways to promote safety and well-being of workers throughout migration cycle, decent work of women migrant workers, fair recruitment, corporate social responsibility, [...]
Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to ASEAN, Beata Stoczyńska, presented her Letter of Credence to Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, at the ASEAN Secretariat, 21 September 2018.