Videos from the Conversation with Former Heads of State

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Philippine Government with the support of Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) and ASEAN Foundation (AF), co-hosted The High Level Forum on ASEAN@50 on 19 October 2017 in Pasay City, Manila.

In the afternoon, Hon Dr Surin Pitsuwan, the Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand and the former ASEAN Secretary-General moderated a conversation with two former Heads of State: former President of the Philippines, H.E. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, H.E. Abishit Vejjajiva.

The three former ASEAN leaders discussed the Retrospectives and Perspectives on the Making, Substance, Challenges, and Future of ASEAN.

Opening remarks by Hon Dr Surin Pitsuwan

Former President of the Philippines, H.E. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

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Part Two

Former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, H.E. Abishit Vejjajiva

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Part Two

Conversation with former President Macapagal-Arroyo and former Prime Minister Vejjajiva

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Part Two

Closing Remarks from Former ASEAN Secretary-General Ambassador Ong Keng Yong

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