An ASEAN dialogue on information and communication took place in Jakarta on August 28.

The dialogue is an initiative aiming to strengthen the participation of media units, including private ones, in discussing measures to raise public awarensses of human rights, gender and teenage issues.

As part of the dialogue, there are four sessions focusing on ASEAN strategy on information and communication, an overview on ASEAN communication projects, communication and issues relating to human rights, gender, teenagers and the role of communication in building the ASEAN Community.-VNA