Highlights from Day 1 of #AIPAat146IPU
Joining the Forum of Women Parliamentarians of the 146th IPU Assembly. Bilateral meeting with Hon. Wong Chen and Hon. Sen. Muhammad Zahid Md. Arip of Malaysia. Bilateral meeting with Hon. Mme. Pikulkeaw Krairiksh, Hon. Prof. Emeritus Kraisid Tontisirin, and Hon. Anusart Suwanmongkol of Thailand. Bilateral meeting with Mr. Martin Chungong, Secretary General of IPU. Bilateral […]
Courtesy Meeting to H.E. Muhammad Hassan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and ASEAN.
9 March 2023, Courtesy Meeting to H.E. Muhammad Hassan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and ASEAN.
AIPA SG was invited by the Mission of Canada to ASEAN to be a Mentor in Speed-Mentoring Roundtables in celebration of the 2023 International Women’s Day #EmbraceEquity
8 March 2023, AIPA SG was invited by the Mission of Canada to ASEAN to be a Mentor in Speed-Mentoring Roundtables in celebration of the 2023 International Women’sDay #EmbraceEquity. AIPA SG is accompanied by the Director of Committees, the External Stakeholders’ Engagement Officer, and an Intern.
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PM defends fair balance between executive and legislative powers
Prime Minister Hun Sen said that he has maintained the fair balance of power between the legislative and the executive offices in Cambodia. Mr Hun Sen emphasised that he, as the Prime Minister, has no right or power to dissolve the National Assembly. Mr Hun Sen made the remark in response to allegations from his […]
Mental health struggles rising in Brunei, but more accurate data needed
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Anxiety disorders, depression, and bipolar disorder are on the rise in Brunei, indicating a growing prevalence of mental health issues, said the health minister on Saturday. Dato Dr Hj Mohd Isham Hj Jaafar said the number of people with anxiety disorders has increased from 1,515 in 2021 to 1,637 in 2022, […]
Implementation of holistic strategies to eradicate poverty, says minister
Several holistic and integrated strategies for the eradication of poverty through the Action Plan on the Eradication of Poverty under the National Council on Social Issues (MKIS) have been implemented, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Nazmi bin Haji Mohamad said during yesterday’s 19th Legislative Council (LegCo) session. […]
President Vo Van Thuong hosts Cambodian official
Thuong expressed his belief that Cambodia will successfully organise its general election in July 2023, and reap more achievements in building a country of peace, independence, democracy and prosperity. Congratulating the neighbouring country on its successful ASEAN Chairmanship 2022, the State leader wished the 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 32), which Cambodia is hosting […]
International Women’s Day 2023 #EmbraceEquity
Imagine a world that’s inclusive where each person is recognized and valued of their different circumstances yet allocating the exact resources and opportunities to reach an equal outcome..This year’s International Women’s Day theme is to Embrace Equity. We have seen progression of women in political representation where the global average share of women in parliament […]
DSG Mario Pandu Dewono on the 10th Anniversary of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation
DSG Mario Pandu Dewono on the 10th Anniversary of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation.
ICCF – AIPA Joint Virtual Briefing: The Growing Challenge of Confronting Fisheries Crime in ASEAN
On 15 February 2020, the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) organized a virtual briefing on the Growing Challenge of Confronting Fisheries Crime in ASEAN. This virtual briefing was the first joint event between ICCF and AIPA after the signing of MoU in early February as a concrete step following […]
The Roles of AIPA Parliamentarians on Counter Wildlife Trade and Covid-19 Pandemic
USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia, and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) marked the end of the successful USAID Wildlife Asia initiative through the Counter Wildlife Trafficking Partnership Forum to be held September 21-23, 2021. The virtual event featured insights from leaders and experts in counter wildlife trafficking; presenting issues, […]