ASEAN commemorates Youth in Climate Action and Disaster Resilience Day 2021

An intergenerational dialogue titled ‘Teaming up with You(th) for a Disaster-Resilient and Climate-Friendly ASEAN’, was moderated by the ASEAN Youth Forum’s Programme Manager, Rastra Yasland.

ASEAN launches first e-exhibition on cultural heritage digital archive portal

The ACHDA website was launched on February 27, 2020. It hosts a collection of 2D and 3D images, audio recordings, and video data. To date, 267 cultural assets from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand are available to the public

9th ASEAN Competition Conference opens for registration

Hosted by Viet Nam, the conference will feature winning papers from the ASEAN- Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA) Competition Law Essay Contest. It will also be attended by prominent competition law enforcers and experts from within and outside the region.

ASEAN Holds Forum on Sustainable Investment

Hosted by the ASEAN Secretariat, the forum served as a platform to exchange information and best practices on initiatives to promote sustainable investment.

ASEAN Meeting on the Environment and Transboundary Haze Pollution

The Meetings recognised the high and rapidly increasing levels of marine debris, and reaffirmed their commitment to implement the Bangkok Declaration on Combating Marine Debris in ASEAN Region and the ASEAN Framework of Action on Marine Debris.

ASEAN takes on Circular Economy as part of priority agenda

The circular ‘reuse-reduce-recycle’ approach promotes a more efficient use of resources, thereby contributing to ASEAN Member States’ commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change and the achievement of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.

ASEAN, Australia launch Project Portcullis 2021 to tackle illicit tobacco

The smuggling and sale of illicit tobacco is a global issue, with proceeds often being used by transnational organised criminal syndicates to fund other forms of criminal activities that impact our societies.

One-stop SME information portal connecting ASEAN businesses and beyond

The ASEAN Access is a flagship initiative of the ACCMSME, spearheaded by the OSMEP, Thailand and supported by the Federal Government of Germany and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).