1. WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (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 Thailand and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, on the occasion of the 31st ASEAN Summit held in Manila, the Republic of the Philippines on 13 November 2017;

2. WELCOMING nutrition security-related commitments such as the 2015 United Nations General Assembly declaration of 2016 to 2025 as the Decade of Action on Nutrition which calls for the implementation of the Rome Declaration and its Framework for Action, endorsed by 170 countries during the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome on 19-21 November 2014; the 2025 Global Voluntary Targets for the prevention and control of Noncommunicable Diseases adopted by the World Health Assembly in 2011; the 2025 Global Nutrition Targets for Improved Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition adopted by the World Health Assembly in 2012, both of which were adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2011 and 2015, respectively, and the Bandar Seri Begawan Declaration on Noncommunicable Diseases in ASEAN adopted by ASEAN Leaders on 20 October 2013;

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