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Thirty Sixth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (36th AMAF)

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Joint Press Statement

The ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) held our 36th Meeting on 23 September 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, under the Chairmanship of H.E U Myint Hlaing, Union Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Myanmar.

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.  

Joint Statement of the Dialogue Between The ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) and The International Energy Agency (IEA)

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Fourth Dialogue between the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) was held on 23 September 2014 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The Meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Soulivong Daravong, Minister of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR and H.E. Ms Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of the IEA.

Joint Ministerial Statement The 11th ASEAN+3 (China, Japan and Korea) Ministers on Energy Meeting

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 11th ASEAN+3 (China, Japan and Korea) Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM+3) was held in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) on 23 September 2014. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Soulivong Daravong, Minister of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR and co-chaired by H.E. Guan Huabing, China’s Ambassador to Lao PDR, H.E. Daishiro Yamagiwa, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan; and H.E. Deputy Minister, Chung Yang Ho, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea. The Meeting was attended by the Ministers of Energy of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Joint Ministerial Statement of The Eight East Asia Summit Energy Ministers Meeting

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Eighth East Asia Summit Energy Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM) was held on 24th September 2014 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Soulivong Daravong, Minister of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR and co-chaired by H.E. Daishiro Yamagiwa, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan. The Meeting was attended by the Ministers and Senior Officials responsible for energy from the EAS Participating Countries, namely ASEAN Member States, Australia, People’s Republic of China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russian Federation and the United States. The Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Economic Community was also in attendance.

The Fourth ASEAN-China Ministerial Meeting on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SPS Cooperation)

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Joint Press Statement

The ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry and the Minister of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of the People’s Republic of China held their Fourth Meeting on Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SPS Cooperation) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 25 September 2014, under the co-chairmanship of H.E. U Myint Hlaing, Union Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Myanmar and H.E Dr. Zhi Shuping, Minister of AQSIQ, PR China.

The Fourteenth Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and The Ministers of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (14th AMAF Plus Three)

on Friday, 26 September 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

Joint Press Statement

We, the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry and the Ministers of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea held our Fourteenth Meeting on 24 September 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, under the Chairmanship of H.E. U Myint Hlaing, Union Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Myanmar.