In this hybrid seminar, regional and global experts discuss how Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship can deliver on global food security.
This hybrid seminar is the third in a series on regional and global economic issues organised by the Australian National University’s East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (EABER) and the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. The seminar is also supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore.
A special webinar was organised by the ASEAN Studies Centre to discuss updates on ASEAN’s efforts in Myanmar. The discussion included the stalled implementation of the ASEAN Five-Point Consensus, especially in engaging with Myanmar’s stakeholders and the distribution of emergency aid through the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management.
The 23rd ASEAN Lecture was delivered by H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. H.E. Sokhonn outlined the Kingdom of Cambodia’s commitment, under its Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2022, in leading ASEAN under the theme of “ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together” to foster harmony, peace and prosperity across the whole region. Cambodia seeks to draw on ASEAN’s spirit of “Togetherness” to consolidate efforts within ASEAN and with external partners in effectively addressing challenges and promoting shared goals for the benefit of the peoples of ASEAN and beyond.
In this webinar, Ambassador Jon Lambe, Ambassador of the UK Mission to ASEAN, Ms Veerle Nouwens of the Royal United Services Institute, and Dr Thitinan Pongsudhirak of Chulalongkorn University discussed the UK’s Southeast Asia policy in the context of its overall Indo-Pacific vision, as well as Southeast Asia’s expectations and concerns over the UK’s geopolitical ambitions.