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 [...]
Press Statement: EU-ASEAN Business Council and ASEAN Business Advisory Council Launch Report on Non-Tariff Barriers in ASEAN: Both Bodies Call for Faster Action on Removal of NTBS
BANGKOK, 22 June 2019 – In line with ASEAN’s 2019 theme of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”, the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) and ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ABAC) today launched a joint report “Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in ASEAN and their elimination from a business perspective” which examines the prevalence of non-tariff barriers to trade in three [...]
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 [...]