ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan ASEAN

ASEAN pays tribute to late Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan

The ASEAN Secretariat and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-organised an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 3 to commemorate late Surin Pitsuwa, who served as 12th ASEAN Secretary-General from 2008-2012.
ASEAN’s centre aids Indonesia’s twin-disaster victims World

ASEAN’s centre aids Indonesia’s twin-disaster victims

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Centre) was one of the first organisations that worked with the Indonesian Government to support local people and ease impacts of recent natural disasters.
AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength World

AMM 51: ASEAN to strengthen intra-bloc economic strength

The 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 51) ended on August 2 in Singapore with a Joint Communiqué urging the bloc to strengthen its internal strength through increasing intra-bloc trade and investment and regional economic connectivity.
Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit Politics

Delhi Declaration of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Leaders of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India gathered in New Delhi, India, on January 25 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations and issued the Delhi Declaration. Following is the full text of the declaration.
ASEAN supports flood victims in Myanmar World

ASEAN supports flood victims in Myanmar

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre) assigned a team of experts to Nay Pyi Taw to support Myanmar’s emergency relief activities.
ASEAN, Japan promote strategic partnership World

ASEAN, Japan promote strategic partnership

ASEAN and Japan Senior Officials participating in the 30th ASEAN-Japan Forum, held on June 22 in Cambodia, reaffirmed the importance of the strategic partnership between two sides and agreed to explore new opportunities to further the relationship.
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ASEAN to strengthen collective response in disasters

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on disaster management (AHA Centre) officially launched its ten-day induction course for the fifth batch of ASEAN Emergency Response and Assessment Team (ASEAN-ERAT) on June 19 in Bogor, Indonesia.
ASEAN, Australia step up disaster management collaboration World

ASEAN, Australia step up disaster management collaboration

Australia and ASEAN on May 19 signed Amendment No. 6 to the Cooperation Arrangement between two sides on the ASEAN Agreement for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (AADMER)’s 2010-2015 Work Programme to extend it until the end of 2016.
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ASEAN launches disaster management programme

The ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA) announced the start of the second batch of the AHA Centre Executive (ACE) Programme in Jakarta , Indonesia on February 22.
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ASEAN shares experience in setting up regional disaster response

Strengthening the cooperation in disaster response between Southeast Asia and South Asia is an urgent imperative as natural disasters cut across boundaries, according to Dela Rosa Bala Alicia, ASEAN Deputy Secretary-General for the Socio-Cultural Community.