The Thirteenth ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) was successfully convened in Bangkok, Thailand on 11 July 2019. At its conclusion, the Ministers adopted and signed the Joint Declaration of the ASEAN Defence Ministers on Sustainable Security. Download the full Statement here.
BANGKOK, 15 July 2019 - ASEAN convened a Special Meeting of the Committee of the Whole for the ASEAN Economic Community (CoW) on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in Bangkok on 13 July as it embarked on collaborative efforts to maximise opportunities from the 4IR. The Special Meeting was organised to further discuss concrete next [...]
BANGKOK, 9 July 2019 - At the launch of a High-Level Dialogue on Environment and Climate Change in Bangkok yesterday, Senior Officials from ASEAN and the European Union (EU) reaffirmed the commitment to strengthen cooperation between ASEAN and the EU on shared regional and global challenges related to protection of the environment and climate change. [...]
JAKARTA, 8 July 2019 – As ASEAN and New Zealand prepare to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their relations next year, officials from both sides discussed ways to make the strategic partnership more robust at the 7th ASEAN-New Zealand Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting held at the ASEAN Secretariat on 5 July. Noting that 2020 marks [...]
ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Statement on The Meeting between The United States and The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at The Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on 30 June 2019
We welcome the meeting between United States (US) President Donald Trump and Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un on 30 June 2019 at the DMZ on the Korean Peninsula. We hope that negotiations between the US and the DPRK will resume [...]
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 3 July 2019 – ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed to further strengthen their strategic partnership at the 23rd Senior Officials Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan today. Both sides discussed ways and means to make the partnership more robust as they mark the 30th anniversary of their relations this year. [...]