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Chairman’s Statement of the 21st ASEAN Regional Forum

on Friday, 15 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The Twenty-First Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 10 August 2014. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Chairman’s Statement of 4th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers' Meeting

on Wednesday, 13 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 4th East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers' Meeting was convened in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 10 August 2014. The Meeting was chaired by His Excellency U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Lower Mekong Initiative Joint Statement

on Wednesday, 13 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

On August 9, 2014, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam, the Secretary-General of ASEAN and the U.S. Secretary of State met in NayPyiTaw, Myanmar, for the Seventh Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting.

Fourth Friends of the Lower Mekong Ministerial Meeting Joint Statement

on Wednesday, 13 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

On August 9, 2014, the U.S. Secretary of State and the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Cambodia, Japan, Lao PDR, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Viet Nam, the Managing Director of the EU, and senior representatives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the World Bank joined the ASEAN Secretary-General in NayPyiTaw, Myanmar for the fourth Friends of the Lower Mekong (FLM) Ministerial Meeting. FLM advances sustainable and equitable growth and narrows the development gap within ASEAN through jointly coordinated development assistance.

Chairman's Statement of the 15th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers' Meeting

on Tuesday, 12 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The 15th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN and the People's Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was held in Nay Pyi Taw, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, on 9 August 2014. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. U Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Chairman's Statement on the Post Ministerial Conference (PMC) 10 + 1 Sessions

on Monday, 11 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

The ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference (PMC) + 1 Sessions with ASEAN’s Dialogue Partners, namely Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America were held in Nay Pyi Taw, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 9 and 10 August 2014. 

Joint Statement on ASEAN-Norway Partnership

on Saturday, 09 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

WE, the Foreign Ministers 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, the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Norway;

Joint Communiqué 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

on Saturday, 09 August 2014. Posted in 2014, Statement & Communiques

We, the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), met on 8 August 2014 at the 47th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. His Excellency U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar chaired the Meeting. We had fruitful deliberation under the theme “Moving forward in Unity to a Peaceful and Prosperous Community”.

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.