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 [...]
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.
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council expresses strong support for Brunei Darussalam’s 2021 priorities
JAKARTA, 31 March 2021 – The ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council gathered today to discuss strategic issues and directions for the Socio-Cultural pillar. The Council extended support to priorities under Brunei Darussalam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2021 theme, “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper”, which aims to strengthen ASEAN’s efforts toward recovery, resilience and shared prosperity. The [...]
JAKARTA, 31 March 2021 – ASEAN and India reaffirmed their commitment to advance their Strategic Partnership at the 21st ASEAN-India Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting held via videoconference today. The meeting noted the overall progress in the implementation of the ASEAN-India Plan of Action (2016-2020). Both sides reiterated their commitment towards the full and effective implementation of the [...]