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Co-Chairs' Statement of the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

on Thursday, 24 July 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, under the theme of “Towards Strategic Partnership for Peace, Stability and Prosperity", was held on 23 July 2014. The Meeting was co-chaired by Her Excellency Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission and His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, as Country Coordinator of ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations. The Meeting was attended by Foreign Ministers from ASEAN and the EU Member States, and the Secretary-General of ASEAN. 

Joint Statement Of EU-ASEAN on the Tragic Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

on Thursday, 24 July 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

At the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting in Brussels on 23 July 2014, the Ministers condemned in the strongest terms the downing of Flight MH17 in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on 17 July 2014. The Ministers welcomed the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2166 on 21 July 2014 on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 and urged its full implementation. 

Statement of ASEAN Foreign Ministers on the Tragic Incident of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17

on Saturday, 19 July 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

ASEAN Member States strongly condemn the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine on 17 July 2014. We express shock at the tragic deaths of the 298 people of multiple nationalities on board the airline.

Flight MH17 was flying over non-restricted airspace, and following a flight path which had been declared safe by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). It is a flight route that is utilised by many international airlines plying the Asia-Europe route.

 

Joint Media Statement of the 23rd Meeting of the ASEAN Directors-General of Customs

on Friday, 06 June 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Da Lat, Viet Nam, 3-5 June 2014

The 23rd Meeting of the ASEAN Directors-General of Customs was held from 3 – 5 June 2014 in Da Lat, Viet Nam. The Meeting was chaired by Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuc, Director-General, Viet Nam Customs. All 10 ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Secretariat attended the Meeting.

 

Joint Communique the Twenty Third ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (23rd ALMM)

on Friday, 23 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

22 MAY 2014, NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR

The Twenty Third ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (23rd ALMM) was convened on 22 May 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. It was preceded by the Seventh ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (7th ACMW) and Tenth ASEAN Senior Labour Officials Meeting (10th SLOM) on 17-20 May 2014. The 23rd ALMM adopted the theme, “Enhancing Competitive Labour Force for Harmonious, Progressive and Prosperous Workplace”.

Joint Statement the Eighth ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers Meeting (8th ALMM+3)

on Friday, 23 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The ASEAN Labour Ministers and their counterparts from People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (the Plus Three Countries) gathered on 23 May 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, to review the progress of the cooperation under frameworks of ASEAN Plus Three cooperation and exchange views on strategies and initiatives to strengthen the cooperation particularly relating to the enhancement of competitive labour force for harmonious, progressive and prosperous workplace.

8th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Joint Statement

on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

We, the Leaders of the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Kingdom of Thailand, met today in Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on the occasion of the 8th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Summit to review the progress towards subregional cooperation and integration in IMT-GT. We recognize that in its 29th ANniversary Year, IMT-GT will continue to optimize its potentials based on its subregional comparative advantages and strengths to enchance competitiveness and to narrow the development gap.

Joint Statement of 10th Brunei Darussalam - Indonesia - Malaysia - Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area Summit (10th BIMP-EAGA Summit)

on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

We, the Leaders of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines held the 10th BIMP-EAGA Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 11 May to assess the progress of cooperaton and provide further direction in achieving our shared vision for BIMP-EAGA. We reviewed and reaffirmed BIMP-EAGA's contribution towards realizing the ASEAN Community 2015.

Chairman's Statement of the 24th ASEAN Summit: "Moving forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community"

on Monday, 12 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 24th ASEAN Summit, under Myanmar’s Chairmanship theme, “Moving forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community”, was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from 10 to11 May 2014. The Summit was chaired by the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, His Excellency U Thein Sein. The Summit was attended by the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States and the Secretary-General of ASEAN. Thailand was represented by its Deputy Prime Minister of its caretaker government as special envoy.

Nay Pyi Taw Declaration on Realisation of the ASEAN Community by 2015

on Monday, 12 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

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, gathered here on the occasion of the 24th ASEAN Summit in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 11th May 2014.

 

ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Statement on the Developments in Thailand

on Sunday, 11 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

ASEAN Member States continue to follow closely the recent developments in the Kingdom of Thailand and emphasize their full support for a peaceful resolution to the ongoing challenge in the country through dialogue and in full respect of democratic principles and rule of law.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Statement on the Current Developments in the South China Sea

on Saturday, 10 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

ASEAN Foreign Ministers expressed their serious concerns over the on-going developments in the South China Sea, which have increased tensions in the area.

The Joint Statement of the 17th ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting, 3 May 2014, Astana, Kazakhstan

on Monday, 05 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

1.We, the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of ASEAN, China, Japan and Korea (ASEAN+3), convened our 17th meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, under the co-chairmanship of H.E. U Win Shein, Union Minister of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and H.E. Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Financial Services, Japan. The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) and the Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN were also present at the meeting.

The Joint Statement of the 16th ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting, 3 May 2013, Delhi, India

on Monday, 05 May 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

We, the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of ASEAN, China, Japan and Korea (ASEAN+3), convened our 16th meeting in Delhi, India, under the co-chairmanship of H.E. Pehin Dato Abd Rahman Ibrahim, Minister of Finance II at the Prime Minister’s Office of Brunei Darussalam, and H.E. Zhu Guangyao, Vice Minister of Finance of the People’s Republic of China. The President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Director of ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) and the Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN were also present at our meeting.

Joint Ministerial Statement of the 18thASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting (AFMM) Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 5 April 2014

on Monday, 07 April 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Theme: Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community

We, the ASEAN Finance Ministers, convened our 18th Annual Meeting under the chairmanship of H.E. U Win Shein, Minister of Finance, Republic of the Union of Myanmar.