Ambassador of Colombia to ASEAN, Juan Camilo Valencia Gonzalez, presented his Letter of Credence to the Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, on 19 June 2019 at the ASEAN Secretariat. View all photos here.
JAKARTA, 18 June 2019 - The ASEAN Secretariat has released the latest issue of the ASEAN Economic Integration Brief (AEIB). This issue presents regular features such as overview of the global and regional economic outlook, a summary of latest updates and progress of the ASEAN Economic Community, and the latest statistics. Consistent with the overall theme of Thailand’s 2019 [...]
BANGKOK, 13 June 2019 – ASEAN continues to push forward on upholding human rights in pursuit of economic prosperity as the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted the 2019 AICHR Interregional Dialogue: Sharing Good Practices on Business and Human Rights on 10-11 June in Bangkok, Thailand. The two-day dialogue took stock of recent [...]
BANGKOK, 7 June 2019 – ASEAN countries reported progress made in the ASEAN Smart Cities Network (ASCN) during a meeting on 6-7 June in Bangkok, Thailand. National Representatives and Chief Smart City Officers from ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Secretariat participated in the ASCN Roundtable Meeting and Conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities. It [...]
Kuala Lumpur, 12 June 2019: The two-day EU-ASEAN regional workshop on circular economy took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 11 to 12 June 2019. The workshop, conducted back- to-back with the European Commission DG Environment Circular Economy Mission to Malaysia, emphasised the importance of collaboration between the EU and ASEAN towards a circular economy, [...]
ASEAN SecGen briefs diplomatic corps on the Preliminary Needs Assessment for Repatriation in Rakhine State, Myanmar
JAKARTA, 14 June 2019 – ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi, today briefed the diplomatic community on the preliminary needs assessment in Rakhine State in a session attended by the Committee of Permanent Representatives of ASEAN, ambassadors and diplomats from ASEAN Partners, relevant UN agencies and other international organisations. Dato Lim was joined by Deputy [...]