WE, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as “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:

RECALLING our commitment to promote regional peace and stability, sustainable development and prosperity for our citizens as enshrined in the ASEAN Charter, and our commitment to ensure gender equality and empowerment of women and girls, towards realising an inclusive, people-oriented, people-centred ASEAN Community, as reflected in the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025;

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