37th ASEAN ROUNDTABLE – Fifty-Five Years On: Is ASEAN Still Relevant in the Changing Global Order?


This year’s Roundtable examines key challenges facing ASEAN, including the Russia – Ukraine war and the growing global bipolarity, the intensification of China-US rivalry in the Indo-Pacific, and the vision of ASEAN post–2025



Seminar On “What Can Indonesia’s G20 Presidency and ASEAN Chairmanship Deliver on Global Food Security?”


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.



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


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.



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


The ASEAN Studies Centre hosted the official launch of the book ASEAN Centrality: An Autoethnographic Account by a Philippine Diplomat, written by Ambassador Elizabeth P. Buensuceso, followed by an engaging panel discussion on “ASEAN Centrality and ASEAN’s Aspirations for the Future of the Region”.



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


The fourth edition of The State of Southeast Asia: 2022 Survey Report was officially launched on 16 February 2022 followed by a panel discussion on the key findings of the survey and implications for the region.



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


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.



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


In this webinar, Professor Amitav Acharya examined how the “new geopolitics” differs from previous escalations of great power rivalry, especially during the Cold War period.



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


The annual ASEAN Roundtable provides a forum for leading scholars and commentators to examine key issues and challenges affecting ASEAN as a region and as an institution.



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


In this webinar, the three ASEAN Prize recipients from 2018 to 2020 discussed the progress of forging an ASEAN identity through their views and experiences, and their exemplary efforts in promoting a people-oriented, people-centred ASEAN Community.



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


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.