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Joint Statement of ASEAN Plus Three Health Ministers gathered together for the Special Meeting on Ebola Preparedness and Response Bangkok, Thailand, 15 December 2014

on Tuesday, 16 December 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

BANGKOK, 15 December 2014 - We, the Health Ministers of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan and Republic of Korea met on 15 December 2014, in Bangkok, Thailand, to deliberate on the effective preparedness and response to the threat of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD / Ebola) outbreak.

Chairman's Statement of the 25th ASEAN Summit

on Monday, 17 November 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

NAY PYI TAW, 13 November 2014 - The 25th 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 12 to 13 November 2014. The President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, His Excellency U Thein Sein chaired the Summit. The Summit was attended by the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States and the Secretary-General of ASEAN.

ASEAN Joint Statement on Climate Change 2014

on Monday, 17 November 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

NAY PYI TAW, 12 Novemebr 2014 - WE, the Heads of State/Government of 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, Member States of ASEAN, on the occasion of the 25th ASEAN Summit.

Chairman's Statement of 9th East Asia Summit (9th EAS) 13 November 2014

on Monday, 17 November 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

NAY PYI TAW 13 November 2014 - The Summit was chaired by His Excellency U Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and attended by the Heads of States/Government of ASEAN Member States, Australia, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, the Russian Federation and the United States of America.  

EAS statement on Rapid Disaster Response

on Monday, 17 November 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

NAY PYI TAW, 13 November 2014 - We, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Australia, People's Republic of China, Republic of India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russian Federation, and the United States of America on the occasion of the 9th East Asia Summit (EAS).

Statement by H.E. U Thein Sein at the 25th ASEAN Summit Opening Ceremony (12 November 2014, Nay Pyi Taw)

on Wednesday, 12 November 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and on my own behalf, I have the great pleasure to welcome you to Nay Pyi Taw for the 25th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits.

Chair's Statement of the Tenth Asia – Europe Meeting

on Monday, 20 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Tenth Asia – Europe Meeting (ASEM10) was held in Milan, Italy, on 16-17 October 2014. The meeting was attended by the Heads of State and Government, or their high-level representatives, of fifty-one Asian and European countries, the President of the European Council, the President of the European Commission and the Secretary-General of ASEAN. It was hosted by the Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi and chaired by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy.

Joint Media Statement The Fourth Session of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee

on Friday, 17 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

We, the ASEAN heads of statistical offices and members of the ASEAN Community Statistical System (ACSS) Committee, convened this fourth session in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 14-16 October 2014 with greater confidence in realising the goals formulated in 2009 of becoming a forward looking and reliable provider of relevant, timely and comparable statistics in support of the ASEAN Community by 2015. We further commit to strive towards a sustainable statistical development in ASEAN beyond 2015.

Chairman's Statement of the Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) abd Second ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM)

on Thursday, 16 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 3rd Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the ASEAN Agreement on Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER) and the 2nd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Disaster Management (AMMDM) were convened as a joint session in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam on 16 October 2014. The Meeting was chaired by Yang Berhormat Pehin Dato Haji Badaruddin Othman, Minister of Home Affairs, Brunei Darussalam. The Meeting was attended by Ministers in charge of disaster management or their representatives from all ASEAN Member States and the Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC).

Joint Ministerial Statement of the 12th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council

on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 12th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council (12thASCC Council) was convened on 30 September 2014 in Bagan, Myanmar. The 12thASCC Council was preceded by the 17th ASEAN Senior Officials Committee for the ASCC (SOCA) held on 29 September 2014 in Bagan. 

Joint Statement of the Eighth ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (8th ASED)

on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Eighth ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (8th ASED) was held on 11 September 2014 in Vientiane, Lao PDR, in conjunction with the Second ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting (2nd APT EMM) and the Second East Asia Summit Education Ministers Meeting (2nd EAS EMM). The Chairmanship was handed over from Indonesia as the Chair of 7th ASED to Lao PDR as the Chair of 8th ASED. The Meeting was preceded by the Ninth ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Education (9th SOM-ED) held on 9 September 2014 in Vientiane. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Dr. Phankham Viphavanh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education and Sports of Lao PDR. The Meeting was attended by Ministers and delegations from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community, representatives of the ASEAN Secretariat, Executive Director of the AUN Secretariat and Director of the SEAMEO Secretariat were also in attendance.

Joint Statement of the Second ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting

on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Second ASEAN Plus Three Education Ministers Meeting (2nd APT EMM) was held on 12 September 2014 in Vientiane, Lao PDR, in conjunction with the Eighth ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (8th ASED) and the Second East Asia Summit Education Ministers Meeting (2nd EAS EMM). The Meeting was preceded by the 5th ASEAN Plus Three Senior Officials Meeting (5th SOM-ED+3) held on 10 September 2014 in Vientiane.

14th ASEAN-ECO Ministerial Meeting

on Monday, 29 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Joint Press Release

The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) held their Fourteenth Joint Ministerial Meeting in New York on September 25, 2014 on the sidelines of the sixty-ninth Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting With the Secretary-General of the United Nations and the President of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

on Monday, 29 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Joint Press Release

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers, United Nations Secretary-General His Excellency Mr. Ban Ki-moon and the President of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, today welcomed the progress made in cementing the partnership between ASEAN and the UN.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Statement on the Rise of Violence and Brutality Committed by Terrorist/Extremist Organisations in Iraq and Syria

on Saturday, 27 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

ASEAN Member States expressed concern over the rise of violence and brutality committed by terrorist/extremist organisations and radical groups in Iraq and Syria, noting that these groups not only pose a threat to the people of Iraq and Syria, but also to all countries in Middle East, and if left unchecked, to the rest of the world.