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ASEAN honors Champions of Biodiversity

on Wednesday, 26 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

MANILA, 26 November 2014 - Three youth leaders from Indonesia and a business newspaper from the Philippines were honored as the 2014 ASEAN Champions of Biodiversity for their outstanding work in biodiversity conservation and advocacy. The awarding ceremony was held on November 26 at the Legend Villas in Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

ASEAN Launches Directory of Outstanding SMEs 2015

on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

SIEM REAP, 25 November 2014 – An ASEAN publication entitled “Directory of Outstanding ASEAN Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) 2015” was officially launched at the sidelines of the Public Private Dialogue for the Post-2015 ASEAN Strategic Action Plan for SME Development (2016-2025). 

ASEAN to Continue Strengthening Its Corporate Affairs

on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 25 November 2014 – More than fifty corporate support services staffs of the ASEAN Secretariat (ASEC) participated in Synthesis and Evaluation Workshops on 17 and 24 November in Jakarta. Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for Community and Corporate Affairs, H.E. AKP Mochtan gave aspirational talk during the opening. 

ASEAN and Civil Society Launch Safe Schools Initiative

on Monday, 24 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

JAKARTA, 24 November 2014 - ASEAN Member States, ASEAN Secretariat and international non-government organisations today launched the ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) Phase II. The initiative promotes a strategic partnership to strengthen collaboration among the ASEAN Member States in advancing Safe Schools in the region.

ASEAN to Heighten Public Awareness of Biodiversity Issues

on Monday, 24 November 2014. Posted in 2014, ASEAN Secretariat News

MANILA, 24 November 2014 - Government communication officers and biodiversity experts from the ten ASEAN Member States are in Manila for a three-day workshop on heightening public awareness of biodiversity issues and concerns. The ASEAN Biodiversity Communication, Education and Public Awareness (CEPA) Workshop is being conducted from November 24 to 26 at the Legend Villas in Mandaluyong City. The opening program was addressed by Dr. Theresa Mundita Lim, executive director of the Biodiversity Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources; Atty. Roberto Oliva, executive director of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB); and Dr. Bertholt Seibert, project director of the ACB-GIZ Biodiversity and Climate Change Project (BCCP).

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;

“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 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.

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. 

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. 

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.