The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) conducted a Workshop on Transition (“the Workshop”) between the AICHR Representatives 2016-2018 and the AICHR Representatives 2019-2021 on 19th March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Transition Workshop was opened by Dr. Suriya Chindawongse, Director General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. [...]
The ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) successfully convened the 28th Meeting of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on 20 - 21 March 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Prof. Dr. Amara Pongsapich, Thailand Representative to the AICHR 2019-2021 and the Chair of the AICHR. The Meeting, [...]
JAKARTA, 20 March 2019 - The March edition of “ASEAN Today” highlights the second summit between North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-Un and U.S. President Donald Trump in Viet Nam. Raissa Chentami, who anchors the programme from the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, also reports on keeping street food hawkers in business in Singapore and cleaning up [...]
WELLINGTON, 20 March 2019 – ASEAN and New Zealand reaffirmed their strong ties and agreed to explore opportunities to further strengthen the strategic partnership at the 26th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue in Wellington, New Zealand yesterday. During the meeting, ASEAN senior officials expressed condolences to the government and people of New Zealand over the terrorist attacks [...]
Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new U.S. Bi-Mission in Jakarta that houses the U.S. Embassy to Indonesia and the U.S. Mission to ASEAN. View all photos here.
JAKARTA, 18 March 2019 – ASEAN and Canada agreed to redouble efforts to further strengthen their partnership following the 7th Meeting of the ASEAN-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee held at the ASEAN Secretariat on 15 March. The meeting discussed collaborative initiatives in a wide range of areas across all three pillars of the ASEAN Community. Taking [...]