JAKARTA, 19 APRIL 2021 – ASEAN and Italy convened the inaugural ASEAN-Italy Development Partnership Committee (AI-DPC) meeting today. The meeting took place online, marking the launch of ASEAN-Italy formal partnership. where both sides identified a number of mutually beneficial projects and programmes of cooperation. At the meeting, Italy announced its intention to contribute EUR 2.5 million [...]
1. The ASEAN-United Kingdom (UK) Open-Ended Troika Meeting was held on 8 April 2021 via videoconference to discuss the critical situation on the COVID-19 pandemic, initiatives to build a resilient and sustainable economic recovery, and efforts to address the adverse impact of climate change. 2. The Meeting was chaired by The Honourable Dato Erywan Pehin [...]
BANGKOK, 8 April 2021 – Today, ASEAN, China, and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) held the 5th ASEAN-China-UNDP Symposium: Enhancing the Roles of Youth in Achieving the SDGs, attended by youth, government officials and other stakeholders from across the Asia-Pacific region, as part of a long-term partnership to work together to support the acceleration of [...]
JAKARTA, 8 April 2021 – ASEAN and Australia reaffirmed their commitment to enhance cooperation under ASEAN-Australia strategic partnership during the 11th ASEAN-Australia Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting held virtually today. Both sides reviewed the implementation of the ASEAN-Australia Plan of Action (2020-2024) and noted the progress that has been made in the first year of implementation [...]
ROME, 8 April 2021 - Over 100 high school students from ASEAN and Italy gathered virtually at the 1st Youth Conference on ASEAN-Italy: A Partnership for Development on 7-8 April 2021 to express their views on Health and COVID-19 Response, Education and Innovation, and Ensuring Sustainability and Resilient Futures. “I am pleased that our youth [...]
First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom, Dominic Raab, visited the ASEAN Secretariat and met with Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dato Lim Jock Hoi, today.