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The ASEAN Studies Centre is devoted to research issues that pertain to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
ASC and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) convened the High-Level Conference on The Evolving Nature of ASEAN’s Economic Cooperation: Original Vision and Current Practice on 9 October 2014.
22 Sep 2014, ISEAS. Featuring the joint ILO-ADB report examining the impact of the AEC on labour markets. Click here to read the report
The ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference (PMC) 10+1 Session with 10 ASEAN's Dialogue Partners, namely Australia, Canada, China, the European Union (EU), India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America were held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 11 July 2012.
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Seminar On "The ASEAN Community 2015: What Does It Denote?"
What does the announcement of the ASEAN Community at end-2015 mean? What can we expect beyond that date? These questions and more, will be discussed at a panel on “The ASEAN Community 2015: What Does It Denote?” on Friday, 31 July 2015 at 10.00 hrs at ISEAS. More details at Seminar Notice. To register, click here
Summary Report: High Level Conference on the Evolving Nature of ASEAN's Economic Cooperation
The Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) convened the High-Level Conference on The Evolving Nature of ASEAN’s Economic Cooperation: Original Vision and Current Practice on 9 October 2014 at ISEAS, Singapore. The Conference sought to review the original motivations for ASEAN and reflect on how it has evolved over time. It facilitated an open discussion between the early thinkers of ASEAN (mainly ASEAN-5) and its current practitioners to spell out the recommendations for the future.
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Seminar On ASEAN Community 2015: Managing Integration For Better Jobs & Shared Prosperity
The ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS will be hosting a seminar on managing integration in the ASEAN Community on 22 September 2014. For more details and to register, visit this link.
Symposium On Regionalism In The Asia Pacific: Current And Future Developments
On 21 August 2014, ISEAS hosted a symposium to share insights on the latest Regional Trade Agreement (RTA) initiatives in the Asia Pacific, including RCEP which ASEAN adopted in 2011. The symposium also sought to gain perspectives from countries that may or may not have multiple membership in these RTAs, and to examine the challenges and opportunities for merging these trade groupings in the future.
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ASEAN 2030: Towards a Borderless Economic Community Book Launch
Join us for the book launch of ASEAN 2030: Towards a Borderless Economic Community- A study by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank and the ASEAN Secretariat. The event will be held at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies on 17 July 2014. For more information and to register, click here.
The ASEAN Roundtable 2014
The ASEAN Studies Centre will be holding the annual ASEAN Roundtable 2014, an annual flagship activity that has been taking place for the past 29 years, since 1985. The 29th roundtable this year has the theme “Moving Towards a People-Centred ASEAN” and focuses on issues and trends under the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC).
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|Russia is geographically and historically part of Asia and the Asia Pacific, and has been a dialogue partner of ASEAN since 1996.|
|To commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Russia-ASEAN dialogue partnership in 2011, the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS and its counterpart from MGIMO-University, Moscow co-organised a two-day conference that year, in which papers were presented offering perspectives from Russia and the ten ASEAN member states. This is a timely book that affords the reader insights into where ASEAN-Russia relations currently stand and suggests how they can improve and move forward.|
Editor: Sanchita Basu Das
|ASEAN leaders proclaimed to create an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015. But achieving the target requires cooperation and coordination both within and among the ten ASEAN economies.|
|This book examines the state of readiness of the member countries for regional integration and discusses the challenges to ASEAN businesses. It gives policy recommendations to address some of the issues faced by the key stakeholders.|
|The ASEAN Regional Forum
Author: Rodolfo C. Severino
|The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) is the only Asia-Pacific-wide forum for consultations and dialogue on political and security issues.|
|Although many articles and books have been published on the ARF, this is one of the few books that treat the forum comprehensively and from the standpoint of the region itself.|
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The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)comprises Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.