About Us

The ASEAN Studies Centre is devoted to research on issues that pertain to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as an institution and a process. The Centre is a part of the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), a leading think tank dedicated to the study of trends and developments in Southeast Asia as a whole.

ASEAN Human Rights Declaration: Advancing the cause with realism

"This is a landmark ASEAN document that deserves to be taken - and analysed - more seriously than it has been thus far", writes the ASC Head, Rodolfo Severino in his article first published by The Straits Times on 18 January 2013.  To read the full article, please click here.