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


The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute and the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) jointly conducted the webinar “ASEAN Perspectives on Current Geopolitics and Japan” on 30 May 2022, in conjunction with the ASEAN-Japan Business Week 2022.



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.



Webinars on “ASEAN-India Development Partnership Programme”


This 5-day training and capacity building programme for scholars and practitioners of ASEAN countries and India is jointly organised by ASEAN Studies Centre (ASC) of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, The Asian Confluence, and The Asean-India Centre At Ris, India.



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.