SINGAPORE, 30 November 2018 - The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) convened its second Special Meeting in 2018 from 27 to 29 November 2018 in Singapore. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Ambassador Barry Desker, Representative of Singapore to the AICHR. The Meeting discussed the implementation of the Priority Programmes/Activities of the AICHR in [...]
Closing Ceremony of the First Spanish Language Course for Diplomats and Officials of ASEAN by the Pacific Alliance
The Closing Ceremony of the First Spanish Language Course for Diplomats and Officials of ASEAN by the Pacific Alliance was held on 28 November 2018. The Government of Colombia has sponsored the convening of the language course from September to November 2018 as part of the implementation of the ASEAN-Pacific Alliance Work Plan 2017-2019. The [...]
JAKARTA, 13 October 2018 – ASEAN representatives participated in a workshop as part of the implementation progress of the Standards and Conformance Strategic Plan 2016 -2025 in Jakarta on 12 October. ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) is developing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) mechanism to track and report on the implementation of [...]
JAKARTA, 27 November 2018 – “ASEAN Today” highlights the accomplishments and unfinished business that were on the agenda at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore earlier this month. Raissa Chentami, who anchors the program from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, also reports on the success of "Singles' Day" e-commerce in Southeast Asia, and how a [...]
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, 27 November 2018 - The ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF) Committee started its formal review of the first draft AQRF Referencing Reports submitted by Philippines and Thailand during its fifth meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan on 27 November. The AQRF is a common regional reference framework that enables the comparison of education qualifications [...]
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Jacek Czaputowicz met with Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Political Security Community Hoang Anh Tuan to discuss matters of mutual interest.