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Prof Yamanaka Participates in the 35th General Assembly of the International Council of Women

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Prof Yamanaka Participates in the 35th General Assembly of the International Council of Women

19 September 2018

ERIA , Indonesia

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, delivered a speech to the 35th General Assembly (GA) of the International Council of Women (ICW) ‘Transforming Society through Women’s Empowerment’  held from 12 – 19 September 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

ERIA Congratulates Prof Armida Alisjahbana for Appointment as UN ESCAP Executive Secretary

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ERIA Congratulates Prof Armida Alisjahbana for Appointment as UN ESCAP Executive Secretary

19 September 2018

ERIA , Governing Board

The President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, offered his congratulations to Prof Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana for her appointment as the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP). ‘Ms Alisjahbana’s wealth of experience and the depth of her insights will be a very valuable asset to UN ESCAP,’ said Prof Nishimura.

ERIA Hosts Discussion on ASEAN with Visiting Mission from Japan

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ERIA Hosts Discussion on ASEAN with Visiting Mission from Japan

10 September 2018

ASEAN , Japan

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a discussion on ASEAN and ASEAN Community with a visiting mission headed by the ASEAN Study Group in Tokyo (ASGT) and ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC), on 7 September 2018.

ERIA Holds the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in Singapore

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ERIA Holds the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in Singapore

07 September 2018

Connectivity , Symposium

President of ERIA Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura noted in his opening remarks at the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium that the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan, with its focus on soft and hard infrastructure, was developed as a recovery plan following the global financial crisis of 2008. Nearly a decade later, physical connectivity remains important but, ‘digital connectivity and upgrading the soft side of connectivity infrastructure are becoming increasingly important’.

ERIA and Universitas Respati Indonesia Hold Workshop on Oral Care Assessment for Elderly Caregivers

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ERIA and Universitas Respati Indonesia Hold Workshop on Oral Care Assessment for Elderly Caregivers

04 September 2018

Healthcare , Workshop

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Centre for Family and Ageing Studies (CeFAS) Universitas Respati Indonesia (URINDO) held a workshop ‘Oral Care Assessment for Elderly Caregivers’, to mark the commencement of a collaborative research project that will be conducted by ERIA, URINDO, and Nagasaki University of Japan.

ERIA Participates in 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ and Related Meetings

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ERIA Participates in 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ and Related Meetings

03 September 2018

ASEAN , East Asia Summit

Singapore: On 1 September 2018, the ASEAN Ministers and the eight other Economic Ministers that make up the East Asia Summit (Australia, China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, the Russian Federation and the United States) held the Sixth Economic Ministers’ Meeting during the ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meetings in Singapore last week.  

ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 Launched in Singapore

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ASEAN SME Policy Index 2018 Launched in Singapore

03 September 2018

Singapore , SMEs

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (ACCMSME), supported by the Government of Canada, officially launched the ASEAN SME Policy Index (ASPI) 2018 on 1 September 2018.

Adaptation Road Maps for Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Presented

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Adaptation Road Maps for Disaster Resilience and Climate Change Presented

01 September 2018

Capacity Building , Climate Change , Disasters , Workshop

Government officials from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam came together in Siem Reap on 30-31 August to present the Adaptation Road Maps each national delegation had developed for their country.

Ministers Celebrate ERIA’s 10th Anniversary

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Ministers Celebrate ERIA’s 10th Anniversary

30 August 2018

ERIA

Singapore: ERIA celebrated its 10th anniversary with the Economic Ministers and representatives as well as ASEAN Secretary General, Hon Dato Paduka Lim Jock Hoi, at a cake cutting ceremony on the sidelines of the 50th ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings on the 30th of August at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.

ERIA and UNESCAP Hold Joint Policy Dialogue

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ERIA and UNESCAP Hold Joint Policy Dialogue

28 August 2018

Finance and Macro Economy

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) held a Joint Policy Dialogue on 23 August 2018 in Jakarta to discuss the results of ESCAP’s Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2018.

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