ASEAN Chair

According to Article 31 of the ASEAN Charter, the Chairmanship of ASEAN shall rotate annually, based on the alphabetical order of the English names of Member States. A Member State assuming the Chairmanship shall chair the ASEAN Summit and related summits, the ASEAN Coordinating Council, the three ASEAN Community Councils, relevant ASEAN Sectoral Ministerial Bodies and senior officials, and the Committee of Permanent Representatives.

Myanmar is the Chair of ASEAN for 2014 and the theme of its ASEAN Chairmanship is “Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community.” For more information on Myanmar’s chairmanship: http://asean2014.gov.mm/

Previous Chairs of ASEAN over the years:

Year

Chair

2013

Brunei

2012

Cambodia

2011

Indonesia

2010

Viet Nam

2009

Thailand

2008

Thailand

2007

Singapore

2006

Philippines

2005

Malaysia

2004

Lao PDR

2003

Indonesia

2002

Cambodia

2001

Brunei Darussalam

2000

Singapore

1999

Philippines

1998

Viet Nam

1997

Malaysia

1996

Indonesia

1995

Thailand

1992

Singapore

1987

Philippines

1977

Malaysia

1976

Indonesia