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ERIA’s Efforts Praised in Chairman’s Statement of 33rd ASEAN Summit

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ERIA’s Efforts Praised in Chairman’s Statement of 33rd ASEAN Summit

Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, the President of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and Mr Izuru Kobayashi, Chief Operating Officer of ERIA, attended the 22nd ASEAN Coordinating Council (ACC) Meeting on 13 November.

They welcomed the launch of the three key initiatives, namely the Initial Rolling Priority Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects, the ASEAN Sustainable Urbanisation Strategy, and the Study on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Participation in Digital Economy in ASEAN by implementing the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025. ERIA contributed as one of the organisers of the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium in September 2018 and supported the implementation of the first Project of MPAC 2025’s Initiative 4 ‘Study on MSME Participation in the Digital Economy in ASEAN.’

The efforts and contributions made by ERIA towards the economic integration and development of ASEAN and East Asia countries were recognised in the Chairman’s Statement of the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits as follows.

Chairman’s Statement of the 33rd ASEAN Summit, 13 November

  1. … We commended the 10th Anniversary of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and its contributions to deepening economic integration, narrowing the development gap and achieving sustainable development in ASEAN and East Asia, and encouraged ERIA to continue providing targeted high-quality research on topics that highlight and address the challenges facing the region.

Chairman's Statement of the 33rd ASEAN Summit

 

Chairman’s Statement of the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit, 13 November

  1. … We also expressed appreciation for the support of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) in promoting our close economic partnership, and Japan's contribution to the Institute.

Chairman's Statement of the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit

 

Joint Statement of the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit to Commemorate the 45th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation, 13 November

  1. We will further enhance economic integration, such as in promoting the digital economy, through the support of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) to explore the vision of developing an East Asia community with the ASEAN Community as its core.

Joint Statement of the 21st ASEAN-Japan Summit

 

Chairman’s Statement of the 13th East Asia Summit, 15 November

(ASEAN Connectivity)

  1. … We noted the convening of the 3/2018 ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) Meeting, the inaugural Monitoring, Review and Evaluation Meeting, the 9th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium supported by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and the ACCC Consultations with Dialogue Partners and Other External Partners on Connectivity in Singapore from 4 to 7 September 2018. …

(Economic Cooperation and Trade)

  1. We commended the 10th Anniversary of ERIA and its contributions to deepening research on economic integration, narrowing the development gap, achieving sustainable development, and strengthening regional health services in ASEAN and East Asia. We encouraged ERIA to continue providing targeted high quality research on topics that highlight and address the challenges facing the region.

Chairman’s Statement of the 13th East Asia Summit

 

Chairman’s Statement of the ASEAN-India Informal Breakfast Summit, 15 November

  1. …We welcomed India’s proposal for a study by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia on developing an economic corridor along the Trilateral Highway and the feasibility of its extension to Cambodia, Lao PDR and Viet Nam.

Chairman’s Statement of the ASEAN-India Informal Breakfast Summit

Photo was taken from ASEAN Secretariat's website.

Date

15 November 2018

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