Empower the ASEAN Peoples, President Duterte Tells Govts
Empower the ASEAN Peoples, President Duterte Tells Govts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has called on his counterparts in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to 'empower' their people by educating them on the significant role ASEAN has played in their individual lives. Read more.

Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights Social Media Role for ASEAN
Former President Macapagal-Arroyo Highlights Social Media Role for ASEAN

Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo highlighted the importance of state authorities reaching out directly to the people through social media in an age where even the poorest members of society have internet access. Read more.

ASEAN can Foster Sense of Belonging, says Former Thai PM Vejjajiva
ASEAN can Foster Sense of Belonging, says Former Thai PM Vejjajiva

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can look to Europe's Brexit experience to ensure that something similar does not happen in the regional bloc. ASEAN can accomplish this by fostering a sense of belonging among ASEAN peoples despite the different realities that the approximately 625 million citizens of ASEAN's 10 member states face every day. This was the observation of former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajjiva, who was among the eminent leaders who spoke at the High Level Forum on ASEAN@50. Read more.

ASEAN: From Leader-led to More People-driven
ASEAN: From Leader-led to More People-driven

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has been a leader-led organisation that is now transitioning to a more people-driven body after a full half a century of existence. Read more.

Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 1: The ASEAN Journey: Reflections of ASEAN Leaders and Officials
Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 1: The ASEAN Journey: Reflections of ASEAN Leaders and Officials

ASEAN's 50-year journey is a story that needs to be told to this and future generations. Thus, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, ERIA and the Government of the Philippines collaborated to produce the five-volume ASEAN@50 publication. Download the full report.

Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 2: Voices of ASEAN: What Does ASEAN Mean to ASEAN Peoples?
Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 2: Voices of ASEAN: What Does ASEAN Mean to ASEAN Peoples?

ASEAN has provided a platform for continuous discussion between leaders, which has helped the region address challenges and adapt to constantly changing circumstances. But what do the people of ASEAN think about ASEAN? Download the full report.

Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 3: ASEAN and Member States: Transformation and Integration
Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 3: ASEAN and Member States: Transformation and Integration

The ASEAN region has been drastically transformed economically during the past 50 years driven by domestic reforms, the pursuit of open regionalism, and the growth of regional production networks that are woven by international trade and investment linkages. Download the full report.

Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 4: Building ASEAN Community: Political-Security and Socio-cultural Reflections
Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 4: Building ASEAN Community: Political-Security and Socio-cultural Reflections

ASEAN has gradually built, on the basis of both shared interests and common principles and norms, various practices and mechanisms that helped prevent conflict among its members and allowed it to play an autonomous role in shaping the regional security architecture. Download the full report.

Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 5: The ASEAN Economic Community Into 2025 and Beyond
Key Report: ASEAN @ 50 Volume 5: The ASEAN Economic Community Into 2025 and Beyond

ASEAN has successfully promoted economic integration by increasing intra-ASEAN trade and investment over 5 decades. This is despite the diversity of its member states in terms of the stages of economic development, political systems, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds, thereby contributing to rapid economic development and growth. Download the full report.

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