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ASEAN Studies Centre awarded ASEAN Prize 2020

The ASEAN Studies Centre of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute has been awarded the prestigious ASEAN Prize 2020 by ASEAN.  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, in his capacity as ASEAN Chair, made the announcement and congratulated ASC during the Opening Ceremony of the 37th ASEAN Summit.

On 2 August 2021, behalf of the ASEAN Chair, the High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to Singapore, His Excellency Dato Paduka Haji Sidek bin Ali presented the ASEAN Prize 2020 Trophy to Mr Choi Shing Kwok, Director and Chief Executive Officer of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and Head of ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC).

The ceremony at the Brunei High Commission in Singapore was streamed LIVE to ASEAN Foreign Ministers at the 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM).

  1. Press Release
  2. ASEAN Prize Homepage
  3. Opening Remarks by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Viet Nam at Opening Ceremony of the 37th ASEAN Summit

News Coverage:

  1. VNA, 2 August 2021 – Vietnam attends 23rd ASEAN Political-Security Community Council Meeting
  2. The ASEAN, January 2021 – ASEAN Prize Honours The Region’s Outstanding Individuals And Organisations (Pg 46-47)
  3. Tribute, 15 November 2020 – ASEAN Prize conferred to ISEAS — Yusof Ishak Institute
  4. The Straits Times, 13 November 2020 – Centre at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute gets prize
  5. Lianhe Zaobao, 13 November 2020 – 李显龙总理:亚细安虽无法规避中美角力 仍应保持开放力促各方合作
  6. Borneo Bulletin, 13 November 2020 – Urgent need to support regional recovery
  7. The Straits Times, 12 November 2020 – Asean Studies Centre at S’pore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute awarded Asean Prize
  8. Lianhe Zaobao, 12 November 2020 – 亚细安研究中心获颁亚细安奖
  9. VNA, 12 November 2020 – ASEAN Studies Centre wins 2020 ASEAN Prize
  10. Bernama, 12 November 2020 – ASEAN Studies Centre Of S’pore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute awarded ASEAN Prize
  11. Selangor Journal, 12 November 2020 – Asean Studies Centre of Singapore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute awarded Asean Prize
  12. RRI Radio, 12 November 2020 – Regional Policy Research institution awarded ASEAN Prize 2020
  13. QDND, 12 November 2020 – ASEAN Studies Center wins 2020 ASEAN Prize
  14. Le Courier Du Vietnam, 12 November 2020 – Le Centre de recherche sur l’ASEAN basé à Singapour distingué