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“Best of ASEAN”, Celebratory Programme of 2014 ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit to Kick Off on 27 November

on Friday, 21 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

SEOUL, 21 November 2014 The ASEAN-Korea Centre will host a special programme entitled “Best of ASEAN” on 27 November to 14 December in Seoul to celebrate the upcoming ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2014 which will be held in Busan on 11-12 December. “Best of ASEAN” comprises of ASEAN Film Festival, Jewels of ASEAN, ASEAN on Wheels and ASEAN-Korea Youth Forum, which aim to bring ASEAN a step closer to the hearts of the Korean public. 

ASEAN and EU to Enhance Region-to-Region Cooperation

on Thursday, 20 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 20 November 2014 - European Council President H.E. Herman Van Rompuy met with the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR) yesterday at the ASEAN Secretariat. On behalf of the CPR, H.E. Vu Dang Dzung, Permanent Representative of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to ASEAN, Country Coordinator for the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations, expressed the honour to welcome President Van Rompuy at the ASEAN Secretariat. 

ASEAN Complies Its Metrology Law to International Standard

on Thursday, 20 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 20 November 2014 –The Working Group on Legal Metrology in ASEAN benchmarked their metrology laws against the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML) best practices. The benchmark indicated that most AMS have established, or are in the process of revising, their Metrology Law in accordance to international best practices. This and other findings is contributing to the 22nd Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) - Working Group on Legal Metrology taking place from 19 to 20 November at the ASEAN Secretariat.

Post-ASEAN Summit Highlights: ASEAN Leaders to Double Efforts Towards ASEAN Community 2015

on Tuesday, 18 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 18 November 2014 – In a post-summit briefing conducted at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta today, H.E. Dr. AKP Mochtan, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs, spoke on behalf of the ASEAN Secretary-General H.E. Le Luong Minh. He reported that good progress has been made with the overall implementation rate of approximately 88% across the three pillars of ASEAN Community. "The Leaders reviewed the process of ASEAN Community building and committed to redoubling efforts towards the realization of the ASEAN Community by 2015," said DSG Mochtan.

ASEAN Enhances Performance Management System

on Tuesday, 18 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

GWACHEON, 18 November 2014 - Senior Officials of ASEAN Member States and representative of ASEAN Secretariat attended a five-day study visit on Productivity and Innovation Focusing on Performance Management in Republic of Korea (ROK) last week. 

Nay Pyi Taw Declaration on the ASEAN Community's Post-2015 Vision

on Monday, 17 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 12 November 2014 - WE, the Heads of State or 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 ofthe 25th ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar;

Regional Industry Leaders Attend 11th ASEAN Business and Investment Summit

on Saturday, 15 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 15 November 2014 - The ASEAN business community held its own parallel event at the sidelines of the 25h ASEAN Summit.  The 11th ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (ASEAN-BIS) was held in Nay Pyi Taw from 11-13 November 2014 with the theme “Inclusive Connectivity: New Growth Paradigm.” 

 

ASEAN Leaders Gather in Myanmar for a ‘Historic’ Summit

on Wednesday, 12 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 12 November 2014 – The Heads of State/Government of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are gathering in Myanmar’s capital for the 25th ASEAN Summit which begins today. The Summit takes place at a critical juncture of ASEAN’s history with just one year to go before the establishment of the ASEAN Community in 2015. During this Summit, the Leaders of ASEAN will also engage with the Heads of State/Government of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

ASEAN Welcomes Principles for Public-Private Partnership Framework

on Wednesday, 12 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 12 November 2014 - ASEAN Leaders highlighted the importance of infrastructure development and connectivity in ASEAN when they welcomed a set of ASEAN Principles for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Frameworks at their meeting in Nay Pyi Taw today. The ASEAN Principles are expected to provide ASEAN governments with guidance on how to implement effective PPP frameworks to create a predictable and efficient PPP environment for infrastructure investment and to address issues related to cross-border regional infrastructure projects.

ASEAN Launches Communication Master Plan

on Tuesday, 11 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 11 November 2014 - As ASEAN moves towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community in 2015, its Foreign Ministers today launched the ASEAN Communication Master Plan (ACMP) before high-level officials gathered in the Myanmar capital for the ASEAN Summit tomorrow. The ACMP provides ASEAN stakeholders with a framework to communicate about the opportunities offered by the ASEAN Community within the region and globally.

ASEAN, UNCTAD Launch ASEAN Investment Report 2013-2014

on Monday, 10 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

Nay Pyi Taw, 10 November 2014.  On the occasion of the 4th ASEAN Investment Forum (AIF), ASEAN and UNCTAD jointly launched the ASEAN Investment Report 2013-2014.  This Report was prepared under a technical cooperation arrangement between the ASEAN Secretariat and the UNCTAD Division on Investment and Enterprise (DIAE) with financial support from the Australian Government through the ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II)

Statement of the Secretary-General of ASEAN For the Launching of Typhoon Yolanda Book “Y (It Happened) and ASEAN Book “Weathering the Perfect Storm”

on Monday, 10 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

Pasig City, 10 November 2014 - It was one year ago when Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines and left profound impact to the people of the Philippines. Today's launching reminds us not only of the devastation and tragic losses caused by Typhoon Haiyan, but also the wealth of experiences of the Philippines and the humanitarian community in responding to Typhoon Haiyan, or Typhoon Yolanda as it is locally known. Today, we also reaffirm our commitment to incorporate disaster risk reduction measures into our daily lives and sustain our state of preparedness to prevent and minimize losses of lives and property caused by disasters.

ASEAN SecGen Meets New Indonesian Foreign Minister

on Monday, 10 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 10 November 2014 - The Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh, paid a courtesy call on new Indonesian Foreign Minister, H.E. Retno Marsudi on Nov. 6 ahead of the upcoming 25th ASEAN Summit to be held in Myanmar this week. SG Minh briefed the Foreign Minister on the ASEAN community-building process, highlighting the key developments in the political-security, economic and socio-cultural pillars as well as the on-going work to formulate the ASEAN Community's Post-2015 Vision. The Secretary-General also discussed the expected outcomes of the 25th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.

November “ASEAN Today” Features Indonesia’s New President

on Saturday, 08 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 7 November 2014 - The inauguration of Joko Widodo as Indonesia's seventh president tops the November 2014 edition of “ASEAN Today.”

ASEAN Monitors Equitable Development in the Region

on Friday, 07 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

NAY PYI TAW, 12 November 2014 - Bridging the Development Gap: ASEAN Equitable Development Monitor 2014 publication was presented today to ASEAN leaders at the 25th ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The Monitor provided a common basis for understanding trends in equitable development across the region and identifying areas for priority action through the use of macro and micro indicators.