ERIA Attends the 40th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
Bangkok, 30 August 2019: The 40th General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) with the theme ‘Advancing Parliamentary Partnership for Sustainable Community’ was held on 25-30 August 2019 at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of ERIA, was invited to the opening ceremony and the first plenary session on 26 August.
Prof Nishimura also attended the Committee Meeting on Organizational Matters on 27 August as ERIA submitted a draft resolution on ‘Establishing AIPA-ERIA Joint Dialogue to Support the Waste Management for Sustainable Development’. The resolution was adopted by all AIPA member countries at the second plenary session on 29 August.
Based on the resolution, ERIA and AIPA Secretariat will organise a Joint Dialogue to support the proper waste management for sustainable development in ASEAN countries.
Prof Nishimura also paid a courtesy call to H.E. Chuan Leekpai, AIPA President of National Assembly of the Kingdom of Thailand and President of AIPA.