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.

 

 

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

 

In this webinar, Dr Phi Minh Hong and Dr Elodie Mania discussed the importance of export diversification as part of the export-led growth strategy in ASEAN developing economies, and the role of export diversification and sophistication in stimulating economic growth.

 

 

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

 

The ASEAN Studies Centre organized this online roundtable to discuss how ASEAN can operationalise the ‘‘Five-Point Consensus’’ from the 24 April 2021 ASEAN Leaders Meeting in response to the political and humanitarian crisis in Myanmar.

 

 

Webinar on “Investment Facilitation: Advancing Investments in ASEAN”

 

In this webinar, Mr Marc Proksch and Mr Tan Tai Hiong discussed the importance and development of investment facilitation at the multilateral and regional levels and how enhancements in investment facilitation and investment promotion activities can attract new investments, improve investment retention and promote re-investments from investors interested in ASEAN.

 

 

E-Launch and Discussion of “the State of Southeast Asia: 2021” Survey Report

 

The third edition of The State of Southeast Asia: 2021 Survey Report was officially launched on 10 February 2021 followed by a panel discussion on the key findings of the survey and implications for the region.

 

 

Webinar on “Trade Implication of RCEP for ASEAN and India”

 

In this webinar, Ms Sulaimah Mahmood and Dr Pralok Gupta discussed the implications of the recently concluded Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) for ASEAN as well as Indian perspectives on the trade deal.