ASEAN focuses on implementing Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar ASEAN

ASEAN focuses on implementing Five-Point Consensus on Myanmar

A Special ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting on Myanmar was held on October 27 at the ASEAN Secretariat headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, to deliberate on ways to better implement the Five-Point Consensus (5PC) endorsed by the ASEAN Leaders' Meeting on April 24, 2021.
ASEAN to run first Youth Dialogue ASEAN

ASEAN to run first Youth Dialogue

The first ASEAN Youth Dialogue is due to take place on July 25-26 July in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with the participation of 68 delegates from the bloc and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
ASEAN, ESCAP promote partnership in SDG implementation ASEAN

ASEAN, ESCAP promote partnership in SDG implementation

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened a meeting in New York on July 7 to seek measures to speed up the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and strengthen their partnership.
ASEAN-RoK Music Festival ROUND 2021 to be held online World

ASEAN-RoK Music Festival ROUND 2021 to be held online

The ASEAN-Korea Music Festival ROUND 2021, hosted by the Korean broadcasting company KBS and sponsored by the Government of the Republic of Korea (RoK) through the ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund, will be held online on January 9, 2022, according to the ASEAN Secretariat.
ASEAN, UNICEF hold workshop on financing responses to disasters, shocks ASEAN

ASEAN, UNICEF hold workshop on financing responses to disasters, shocks

A workshop themed “Financing Responses to Disasters and Shocks: Experiences, Opportunities and Challenges in Disaster Risk Financing and Disaster Responsive Social Protection in Southeast Asia” has been jointly held by the ASEAN Secretariat and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) East Asia and Pacific via videoconference.
Thai Cabinet approves ASEAN-Canada FTA framework World

Thai Cabinet approves ASEAN-Canada FTA framework

Thailand’s Cabinet on November 9 approved the negotiation framework for the ASEAN-Canada free trade agreement (FTA), hoping the pact will help open a gateway for Thailand to enter North America.
Third ASEAN-RoK Day held virtually ASEAN

Third ASEAN-RoK Day held virtually

The Mission of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to ASEAN, in coordination with the ASEAN Secretariat, held the third ASEAN-RoK Day on November 9 on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of bilateral dialogue partnership.
Thailand approves RCEP pact World

Thailand approves RCEP pact

Thailand has submitted to the ASEAN Secretariat its ratification for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact and reaffirmed that the world's biggest free trade deal will come into force on January 1 next year as scheduled, according to the Bangkok Post.
5th ASEAN Media Forum takes place online ASEAN

5th ASEAN Media Forum takes place online

The 5th ASEAN Media Forum held virtually by the ASEAN Secretariat on August 13 continued to highlight the bloc's goals, achievements and challenges to the region’s top media editors and influencers.
ASEAN kicks off RCEP webinar series ASEAN

ASEAN kicks off RCEP webinar series

The ASEAN Secretariat together with the East Asia Business Council (EABC) recently hosted the “Unlocking RCEP for Business: Trade in Goods” webinar.