Bangkok, 24 June 2019 – More than 100 delegates from ASEAN gathered for the 9th Regional Policy Dialogue on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to discuss how to improve its quality, image and outcomes. Senior decision-makers from the private and public sector, including from the economic, education, industry, and labour ministries attended the [...]
The Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions are amongst the most dynamic in the world as well as centers of economic growth for decades. As a result, these regions continue to experience geopolitical and geostrategic shifts. These shifts present opportunities as well as challenges. On the one hand, the economic growth of the region opens up possibilities of cooperation [...]
We, the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, gathered in Bangkok for the 34th ASEAN Summit on 23 June 2019. We emphasised the importance of advancing partnership for sustainability to achieve a people-centred, people-oriented and forward-looking ASEAN Community that leaves no one behind in the rapidly changing regional and global environment. Download the full statement here.
ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Statement on the Future of Work: Embracing Technology for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
WE, the Labour Ministers of Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”), namely Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of [...]
ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Joint Statement on Green Initiative to the 108th International Labour Conference
WE, the Labour Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”) Member States, namely Brunei Darussalam, Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand and [...]
Chiang Mai Statement of ASEAN Ministers Responsible for CITES and Wildlife Enforcement on Illegal Wildlife Trade
We, the ASEAN Ministers responsible for CITES and Wildlife Enforcement, held our Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Illegal Wildlife Trade on 21-22 March 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, under the chairmanship of H.E. General Surasak Karnjanarat, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Kingdom of Thailand. Download the full statement here.