Events Around the Region
January-December 2007

(Last updated on 14 Aug 2007)

 

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 January

Date

Event

Country

Contact

28 Jan – 1 Feb

ASEAN Rocks!

 

Singapore

http://www.aseanrocks.com/

 

29 Jan

Launch of ASEAN Theme Song

 

Singapore

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

 

February

Date

Event

Country

Contact

23 & 24 Feb

ASEAN Float

@ Chingay

 

Singapore

 http://www.chingay.org.sg/

 

March

Date

Event

Country

Contact

Mar

Postcards Across ASEAN

 

Singapore

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

 Mar

Seminar on “Opportunities in Trade and Investment in ASEAN”

 

Thailand

Ministry of Commerce, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

Mar Youth Forum  Indonesia Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

April

Date

Event

Country

Contact

May

Date

Event

Country

Contact

28-29 May ASEAN Seminar, Workshops and Lecture Series in Luang Prabang Lao PDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR

May

ASEAN Youth Camp 2007: Fostering Friendship for Sustainable Environment

 

Thailand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

June

Date

Event

Country

Contact

4-8 Jun

TV Quiz and Panel Discussion

Lao PDR Ministry of Culture and Information, Lao PDR
15 Jun Launching of CinemASEAN: ASEAN Film Week at Blitz Mega Cinema Jakarta and at the Auditorium of the UGM, Yogyakarta Indonesia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

E-mail:

fcsidharta@yahoo.com“>fcsidharta@yahoo.com

(Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta)

dixycat82@yahoo.com“>dixycat82@yahoo.com

(Ms. Astrid Puspitasari)

15 Jun

Drawing Contest

Lao PDR Ministry of Culture and Information, Lao PDR
25-26 Jun

ASEAN Seminar, Workshops and Lecture Series in Vientiane

Lao PDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Finance, Lao PDR
13 Jun ASEAN Schools Tour Thailand

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

15 Jun ASEAN Schools Tour Cambodia

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

28 Jun ASEAN Schools Tour Brunei Darussalam

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

Jun-Aug

 

ASEAN Student Swimming Competition

Thailand

Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

Jul-Dec ASEAN Museum Corner Indonesia Department of Culture and Tourism, National Museum, Indonesia

July

Date

Event

Country

Contact

4-6 Jul Photo Exhibition on the People of ASEAN Alpha Angle, Wangsa Maju, Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
7-12 Jul The National Week of Farmers – Fisherman Contact Meeting Indonesia Department of Agriculture, DFA Indonesia, Bogor Agricultural Institute
9-13 Jul ASEAN-Indonesia Youth Ambassador Contest 2007 Indonesia Ministry for Youth and Sports, Ministry for Communication & information Technology, and Department for Tourism and Culture
13 Jul TV Interview with the Foreign Minister of Malaysia on Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) 1 Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
14 Jul ASEAN Festival Indonesia Dream Land, Ancol
17 Jul ASEAN Schools Tour Malaysia

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

21 Jul ASEAN Schools Tour Singapore

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

25 Jul TV Interview with the Foreign Minister of Malaysia on TV3 Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
26 Jul – 8 Aug ASEAN Theatre and Multimedia Workshop Philippines National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA), Cultural Center of the Philippines, Philippine Information Agency, Philippine ITI Communications Committee, Cinemanila International Film Festival
Jul-Dec ASEAN Museum Corner Indonesia Department of Culture and Tourism, National Museum, Indonesia

August

Date

Event

Country

Contact

1-8 Aug ASEAN Week

Lao PDR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lao PDR
6 Aug ASEAN Food Festival

Lao PDR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lao PDR

6 or 7 Aug

 

Roundtable Discussion on “ASEAN’s Achievement in Four Decades”

Cambodia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cambodia

7 Aug Televised Speech by the Prime Minister of Malaysia on National TV Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
7 Aug 2007 ASEAN Lecture Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), the ASEAN Secretariat
7 Aug The ASEAN Forum Indonesia ASEAN Foundation
7-8 Aug ASEAN Day Speech

Lao PDR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lao PDR
8 Aug ASEAN Day Special Supplement in two local dailies, New Straits Times and Utusan Malaysia Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
8 Aug Musical programme by Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) 1 entitled “Beyond Music” Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
8 Aug Launching of 40th Anniversary of ASEAN (Omnibus Stamp) by POS Malaysia Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
8 Aug ASEAN and ASEAN +3 Cultural shows at World Heritage, Luang Prabang

Lao PDR

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Lao PDR

8 Aug

 

ASEAN Day Speech

 

Cambodia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cambodia

8 Aug

 

ASEAN Day Speech

 

Indonesia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

E-mail:

fcsidharta@yahoo.com“> fcsidharta@yahoo.com

(Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta)

dixycat82@yahoo.com“> dixycat82@yahoo.com

(Ms. Astrid Puspitasari)

8 Aug

 

ASEAN Day Speech

 

Philippines

Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines

8 Aug

 

ASEAN Day Speech

 

Viet Nam

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Viet Nam
8 Aug Special Culture & Art Performance Viet Nam COCI-Viet Nam
8-19 Aug 9th Cinemanila International Fiml Festival (CIFF) Philippines National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA), Film Development Council, Philippine Information Agency, Philippine ITI Communications Committee, Cinemanila International Film Felstival
9 Aug Flag Raising Ceremony in Wisma Putra Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

9 Aug

 

ASEAN Day Reception

Cambodia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cambodia

10 Aug ASEAN Day Reception Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
10 Aug ASEAN lecture Series by the Foreign Minister of Malaysia Malaysia University of Technology MARA (UiTM) and Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR)

11 Aug

 

ASEAN Bazaar

Cambodia

ASEAN Women’s Circle of Cambodia (AWC), Cambodia

Aug A special forum on ASEAN involving academics and specialist on ASEAN issues over national television and radio by RTM Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
Aug Promotional TV Trailer on ASEAN by “Filem Negara” on national television Malaysia Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia
Aug ASEAN Day Speech Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar

Aug

 

ASEAN Quiz

 

Thailand

Public Relations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

 

Aug

Seminar on ASEAN and ASEAN Charter

 

Thailand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

 

Aug

Seminar on “Thailand’s Role towards Cooperative Partnership in Increasing   Labor Force Efficiency”

 

Thailand

Department of Skill Development, Institute  of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

 

Aug

 

ASEAN Youth Sports Day

 Thailand

 Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

 

Aug

Photo Competition: Young Faces of ASEAN

 

Thailand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

Aug ASEAN Stamp Exhibit Philippines National Comission for Culture and Arts (NCCA), Philpost, Philippines Philatelic Federation
Aug Book Launch “ASEAN at 40: Anthology of Essays” Indonesia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

E-mail:

fcsidharta@yahoo.com“> fcsidharta@yahoo.com

(Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta)

dixycat82@yahoo.com“> dixycat82@yahoo.com

(Ms. Astrid Puspitasari)

Aug ASEAN at 40: Interactive Dialogue on the Three Pillars of ASEAN Community Indonesia

Department of Foreign Affairs, Indonesia

E-mail:

fcsidharta@yahoo.com“> fcsidharta@yahoo.com

(Mr. Faizal Chery Sidharta)

dixycat82@yahoo.com“> dixycat82@yahoo.com

(Ms. Astrid Puspitasari)

Aug ASEAN Film Festival Philippines National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCAA)/ Cultural Centre of the Philippines (CCP)
Aug Commemorative Programs in Schools Philippines Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippines
Aug Campus Tour Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines
Aug Lecture Series on ASEAN Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs/ Foreign Service Institute, Philippines
Aug Editorial Cartoon Contest Philippines National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Philippines

Aug/

Sept

Seminar on “Migration and Cross-border Infectious Disease”

 

Thailand

Institute  of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University,

Thailand

E-mail:

sippakornp@mfa.go.th” href=”mailto:sippakornp@mfa.go.th” style=”text-decoration:underline”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th” lang=”EN-US”> sippakornp@mfa.go.th

(Mr. Sippakorn Pasuwan)

Aug ASEAN Food Festival Brunei Darussalam Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Aug Special Feature on ASEAN Brunei Darussalam Radio Television Brunei
Aug Launching of ASEAN Corners Club Brunei Darussalam Ministry of Education

September

Date

Event

Country

Contact

6 Sep ASEAN Schools Tour Indonesia

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

12 Sep ASEAN Schools Tour Viet Nam

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

October

Date

Event

Country

Contact

12 Oct ASEAN Schools Tour Philippines

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

November

Date

Event

Country

Contact

5-6 Nov ASEAN integrity Dialogue 2007 Malaysia

Malaysia Institute of Integrity (IIM)

20-25 Nov 1st ASEAN Varsity Boat Race 2007 Putrajaya Water Sports Complex, Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia

December

Date

Event

Country

Contact

Dec ASEAN Schools Tour Myanmar

ASEAN Secretariat

Public Affairs Office

Ms. Suchela Pachaiyapoom Suchela@aseansec.org“>Suchela@aseansec.org

Ms. Nuraini Soulisa at nuraini@aseansec.org“>nuraini@aseansec.org

Dec ASEAN Youth Golf Amateur Malaysia DRB Hicom and Glenmarie Golf Club

In the Pipeline

Event Country Contact
ASEAN Quiz and Radio Interview Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
Essay Competition Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
Arts Competition Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
Photo Competition Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
ASEAN Seminar Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
ASEAN Film Festival Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
Children Fashion Parade Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar
ASEAN Exhibition Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Myanmar

ASEAN Fashion Display

Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
Southeast Asian Leadership Network (SEALNet) Community Project Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
ASEAN Mural Art Exhibition Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
ASEAN Contingent for Clipper 07-08 Race Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
ASEAN Delicacies @ Food Festival Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
Meeting of the National Youth Network on Environment Thailand Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Thailand
Launching of ASEAN Lane at Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat International Airports Viet Nam Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Viet Nam

40th Anniversary Commemorative Items

Item Launch Date Country
ASEAN Commemorative Cover 24 May Indonesia
Launching of ASEAN’s 40th Anniversary Logo in Garuda Airways 13 June Indonesia

Commemorative Stamps

1-31 Jul Lao PDR
TBC Thailand
Pre-Paid Phone Card TBC Thailand
Publishing Special Editions on ASEAN 40th Anniversary on

  • “Vietnam and the World”, magazine of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • “Heritage”, In-flight magazine of Vietnam Airlines
Jul/Aug Viet Nam