She is the first female Secretary General of the AIPA. What were the challenges of becoming AIPA’s SG and how did she overcome them?
AIPA in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) held two Seminar Workshops with the theme ‘ASEAN Integration for the Secretariat of the National Assembly’ in Vietnam (in Ha Long, 25-26 July 2019) and in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Vientiane, 30-31 July 2019).
The AIPA Secretariat, in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by Deutsche Geselschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) conducted a Workshop on Organizational Matters of AIPA from April 23-25, 2019 in Bali.
Gain knowledge and understanding on the characteristics, elements and status implementation of (a) the ASEAN Political-Security Community Blueprint 2025, (b) the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025, and (c) the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025;
ASEAN PARLIAMENTARIAN NEWS
JAKARTA, 1 April 2020 – ASEAN today launched the call for nominations for ASEAN Prize 2020.
Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN said “At a time when the world is facing an unprecedented challenge in COVID-19, we see the best of humanity through the sacrificial efforts of frontline medical and health workers, and those who keep essential public services running at great risks to their lives. Their examples remind us that there are many heroes out there and we should shine a light in their work.” He emphasized that “ASEAN Prize is one way that ASEAN honours their outstanding contributions to our community.
SINGAPORE – A new Bill aimed at protecting individuals and companies unable to fulfil their contractual obligations because of the Covid-19 pandemic will be introduced in Parliament next week, the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) said on Wednesday (April 1).
HÀ NỘI — National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, who is also the Chair of the 41st General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), has called on the organisation’s members to join hands in COVID-19 fight.
The House will reopen for its session on May 22 as scheduled despite the Covid-19 outbreak as the constitution does not allow House meetings to be deferred, said Sukit Atthopakorn, adviser to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai.