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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.

Congratulatory Message from ASEAN Chair on the occasion of ASEAN-China Cultural Exchange Year 2014

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

On behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), I have the pleasure to extend our warmest congratulations to the Governmant and the people of the People's Republic of China on the occasion of the ASEAN-China Cultural Exchange Year Celebration in Beijing on 7 April 2014.

ASEAN Statement on Signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro

on Sunday, 06 April 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

ASEAN welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front on 27 March 2014 in Manila.

16th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution

on Wednesday, 02 April 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Ministers    responsible    for    the    environment    from    Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand or their representatives met on the occasion of the Sixteenth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 2 April 2014 in Brunei Darussalam.

26th ASEAN-Australia Forum Co-Chairs’ Press Statement

on Monday, 31 March 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 26th ASEAN-Australia Forum was held in Canberra on 26 March 2014, with participation by representatives from Australia, ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Secretariat.

The ASEAN Statement: ASEAN condemns the terrorist attack in Kunming, China

on Friday, 07 March 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The ASEAN Member States extend their condolences to the Government of the People's Republic of China, and to the families of the victims of the terrorist attack at the railway station on 1 March 2014, in Kunming, the People's Republic of China. 

Press Statement ASEAN-EU Policy Dialogue on Connectivity, 24-28 February 2014

on Wednesday, 05 March 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

To support ASEAN and EU’s respective goals of achieving a connected region and forge greater ASEAN-EU connectivity, ASEAN and EU representatives held a policy dialogue in Brussels on 24-28 FebruaryThe policy dialogue was a follow-up to the 19th ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting, which explored ways to promote cooperation on connectivity, and the briefing of EU officials in ASEAN related meetings.  ASEAN was represented by the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) and senior capital-based officials from ministries or agencies coordinating the implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity.  On the EU side, discussions were led by the European External Action Service (EEAS) in close cooperation with Directorate General Development & Cooperation of the European Commission with active engagement from a large number of Directorates General of the European Commission and the European Investment Bank. The ASEAN Ambassadors in Brussels and the EU Head of Delegation to ASEAN also participated in the discussions. ASEAN participated in a public event organised by the Friends of Europe on ASEAN Connectivity and the Role of Europe to share ASEAN’s efforts in implementing the MPAC.

Joint Media Statement of the 20th ASEAN Economic Ministers' (AEM) Retreat

on Thursday, 27 February 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 20th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ (AEM) Retreat was held on 26-27 February 2014 in Singapore. H.E. Dr. Kan Zaw, Myanmar’s Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development, chaired the Retreat.

THE NINETEENTH ASEAN TRANSPORT MINISTERS MEETING 19 December 2013, Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR

on Friday, 20 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

JOINT MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

The Nineteenth ASEAN Transport Ministers (ATM) Meeting was held on 19 December 2013 in Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR. H.E. Mr. Sommad Pholsena, Minister of Public Works and Transport of Lao PDR, chaired the Meeting, and H.E. Mr. Nyan Htun Aung, Union Minister for Transport of Myanmar was the Vice-Chairperson. The 19th ATM Meeting was preceded by the 36th ASEAN Senior Transport Officials Meeting (STOM) and their consultations with dialogue partners held on 16-18 December 2013.

The Twelfth ASEAN and China Transport Ministers Meeting, 19 December 2013, Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR

on Friday, 20 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

JOINT MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

The Twelfth ASEAN and China Transport Ministers Meeting (ATM+China) was held on 19 December 2013 in Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Sommad Pholsena, Minister of Public Works and Transport of Lao PDR and, H.E. Mr. Yang Chuantang, Minister of Transport of the People’s Republic of China. The Meeting was preceded by the Twelfth ASEAN and China Senior Transport Officials Meeting (12th STOM+China) held on 17 December 2013.

The Eleventh ASEAN and Japan Transport Ministers Meeting 19 December 2013, Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR

on Friday, 20 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

JOINT MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

The 11th ASEAN and Japan Transport Ministers Meeting (ATM+Japan) was held in Pakse City, Champasak Province, Lao PDR on 19 December 2013. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Sommad Pholsena, Minister of Public Works and Transport of Lao PDR and, H.E. Mr. Yaichi Nakahara, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan, co-chaired the Meeting. The Meeting was preceded by the Twelfth ASEAN and Japan Senior Transport Officials Meeting (12th STOM+Japan) held on 18 December 2013.

“Hand in hand, facing regional and global challenges”

on Saturday, 14 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

Joint Statement of the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit

We, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Japan, gathered in Tokyo, on 14 December 2013 at the ASEAN-Japan Commemorative Summit to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan relations. The Summit was attended by Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States and H.E. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan.

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Statement on Current Developments in The Kingdom of Thailand

on Saturday, 14 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

We, the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, have been closely following the current developments in the Kingdom of Thailand. We reiterate that the political stability in the Kingdom of Thailand is essential to achieving a peaceful, stable and prosperous ASEAN Community.

CHAIRMAN’S STATEMENT OF THE SECOND ASEAN MINISTERIAL MEETING ON SPORTS (AMMS)

on Thursday, 05 December 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

The Second ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports (AMMS) was held on 05 December 2013 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Dr. Phankham VIPHAVANH, Minister of Education and Sports of Lao PDR and attended by Ministers and Senior Officials from the Sports or Sports-related Ministries of the ten ASEAN Member States. The Secretary-General of ASEAN also attended the Meeting.

JOINT PRESS STATEMENT THE FOURTH ASEAN MINISTERIAL MEETING ON MINERALS

on Thursday, 28 November 2013. Posted in 2013, Statement & Communiques

1.The Fourth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Minerals (AMMin) was held on 28 November 2013 in Bali,H.E. Mr. Jero Wacik, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Indonesia, chaired the Meeting, and H.E. Somboun Rasasombath, Vice-Minister of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR, was the Vice-Chairperson