Public Symposium: Building ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community and Nation Building
The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS), the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA), the ASEAN Society (AS), and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), with the support of DFA- Philippine Mission to ASEAN, are co-hosting a Public Symposium on ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community and Nation Building to be held in Davao City on 24 August 2017. The Public Symposium brings the analyses and perspectives of eminent academics and government officials in the region on building ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) and nation building.
- To have enhanced understanding of the ASCC and its interaction with national policies and development in the member countries.
- To generate insights and recommendations on moving ASCC into 2025 and beyond.
- To have better understanding and appreciation of, greater emotional attachment to, and deeper engagement with ASEAN and the region, along with Japan’s commitment over the years together with ASEAN.
|08:00 – 08:55||Registration|
|08:55 – 09:15||Opening Remarks|
Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura President, ERIA
Amb. Elizabeth Buensuceso Philippine Permanent Representative to ASEAN
|09:05 – 09:15||Welcome Remarks|
Hon. Sara Duterte-Carpio Mayor of Davao City
|09:15 – 09:45||Keynote Speech|
H.E. Fidel V. Ramos Former President, Republic of the Philippines
|09:45 – 10: 00||Photo Session and Coffee Break|
|10:00 – 12:00|
Panel Discussion: Building ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community and Nation Building
Moderator: Dr. Janet M. Lopoz, Executive Director, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDa)
|12:00 – 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00 – 14:30||Concurrent Sessions|
Session A What does ASEAN mean to ASEAN people•
|Session B Networking, Innovation, Education, and Social Protection: Building ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community for the Future|
|14:30 – 16:00||Concurrent Sessions|
Session C Towards a More Resilient and Sustainable ASEAN
|Session D Strengthening Brunei Darussalam-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP EAGA) and other Sub-regionals Towards a Stronger ASEAN Community|
|16:00 – 16:15||Coffee Break and Return to Plenary Session|
Moderator: Ms. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President,Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) and Member, MinDA Board of Directors
|17:15 – 17:30|