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ASEANFocus Issue 2/2022 – “ASEAN@55: Navigating a Changing Global Order”. Grab your copy now!

Webinar: What can Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship Deliver on Global Food Security

Webinar: “Special Discussion: An Update on ASEAN’s Efforts in Myanmar”

ISEAS-RIETI Joint Webinar: “ASEAN Perspectives on Current Geopolitics and Japan”

ASEANFocus Issue 1/2022 – “The Reopening of ASEAN: Trade, Tourism and Travel”. Grab your copy now!

Book E-Launch of “ASEAN Centrality: An Autoethnographic Account by a Philippine Diplomat”

E-Launch and Discussion of “The State of Southeast Asia: 2022 Survey Report”

The 23rd ASEAN Lecture – The Kingdom of Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2022 – ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together

Webinar on “ASEAN and the New Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific”

36th ASEAN Roundtable – Braving the Storms: ASEAN in Crisis Mode

Webinar on ASEAN Prize Talk 2021: “ASEAN Prize and Its Role in Forging an ASEAN Identity”

Webinar on “Global Britain in Southeast Asia: Ambitions, Strategies and Challenges”

Online Training and Capacity Building Programme on “ASEAN-India Development Partnership Programme”

Press Release: Launch of the ASEAN–India Development Partnership Programme (AIDPP)

Presentation ceremony of ASEAN Prize 2020 Trophy to ASEAN Studies Centre by High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to Singapore (livestreamed at the 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting)

Webinar on “Rethinking the Export-Led Growth Strategy in ASEAN Developing Economies”

Roundtable Discussion on “ASEAN’s Mission in Myanmar: What Next?”

Webinar on “Investment Facilitation: Advancing Investments in ASEAN”

Perspectives and Fulcrum Commentaries

Fulcrum: “Promoting Inclusive Growth with Digital Identification in ASEAN”
by Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy

Digital identification could be a silver bullet to increase tax revenues for ASEAN governments while pulling the region’s poorest out of poverty by redistributing wealth.

Fulcrum: “Frugal Innovations: New Delhi’s Soft Power Potential in ASEAN”
by Melinda Martinus and Laura Lee

India has the opportunity to boost its soft power in ASEAN, including by promoting and sharing its lauded ‘frugal innovations’ to help low-income Southeast Asians to improve their lives.

Fulcrum: “Enhancing ASEAN Access to Finance with Digital Banknote”
by Sithanonxay Suvannaphakdy

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) form an integral part of ASEAN economies, but they have not been able to access sufficient financial resources to unlock their growth potential.

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