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 [...]
JAKARTA, 10 June 2019 – ASEAN unveiled today the list of projects in the Initial Rolling Priority Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects (Initial Pipeline) under the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025. The Initial Pipeline projects will complement and strengthen the existing economic and transport corridors by enhancing connectivity and mobilising investments. They form part of the [...]
HANOI, 3 June 2019 – ASEAN and Japan Senior Officials participating in the 34th ASEAN-Japan Forum in Hanoi yesterday reaffirmed the importance of the ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership and the commitment to further strengthen the close ties. The meeting welcomed the continued momentum of advancing ASEAN-Japan relations, including the positive outcomes of the Leaders’ Summit on [...]
HANOI, 23 May 2019 - Ten finalists of the 5th ASEAN Youth Video Contest participated in a video training workshop jointly organised by ASEAN Foundation, ASEAN-German Energy Programme, and ASEAN-USAID PROSPECT at the Viet Nam Journalist Training Centre in Hanoi on 20-23 May. Held under the theme “Renewable Energy: Powering ASEAN’s Bright Future,” this year’s contest [...]
Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to ASEAN, Moazzam Malik, paid a farewell call on Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, on 3 June 2019.