Outcomes of the 6th East Asia Summit

Updated:November 20, 2011

The 6th East Asia Summit (EAS), chaired by H.E. Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, was held on 19 November 2011 in Bali, Indonesia. It was attended by the Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States, Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, the United States of America. The Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand attended on behalf of their respective Leaders. They welcomed ERIA's contribution to CADP and MPAC in enhancing regional economic integration.

The Summit appreciated the contribution of ERIA. ERIA is mentioned in Paragraph 29 and 30 of the Chair's Statement.

Connectivity

29. We welcomed Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia's (ERIA) activities to assist the progress of the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan (CADP) and the implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC).

Other strategic areas of cooperation / Economic Integration

30. We reiterated the importance of enhancing economic cooperation based on knowledge, innovation and development strategy. Furthermore we also underscored the importance for the EAS to intensify efforts in narrowing development gaps in the region. In this regard, we commended the contribution of the ERIA in enhancing regional economic integration, bridging development gaps and promoting connectivity for both ASEAN and EAS participating countries.

To reach the Chair's Statement of the 6th East Asia Summit, please click on the following PDF file.

2011_1119_ Chairmans Statement 6th EAS.pdf

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