On 24 May 2021, hosted by the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam, AIPA has virtually conducted the 4th Meeting of AIPA Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs (AIPACODD). Bringing up the theme of “Prevailing the Contemporary and Responsive Challenges towards Drug-Free ASEAN”, the participating AIPA Member Parliaments reported the latest drugs situation in their respective countries. […]
The AIPA Secretariat held a Working Group Meeting on Wednesday, 5 May 2021 to deliberate the Guiding Rules and Procedures for Hosting the AIPA General Assembly. Attended by AIPA Member Parliaments, the meeting was intended to provide platform for the AIPA Member Parliaments in conducting a comprehensive organizational review of the draft instrument. As the […]
Chairman’s Statement on the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting, 24 April 2021 and Five-Point Consensus. The ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting was convened on 24 April 2021 at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Republic of Indonesia, and chaired by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam. The Meeting was convened with […]
On 16 March 2021, AIPA in cooperation with the Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons (PFSALW), held a webinar titled “Connecting the Dots: Enhancing implementation of the UN PoA and the Women, Peace & Security and 2030 Agendas – through increased parliamentary engagement and action in international processes”..This webinar was the continuation of the first […]
Parliamentary Forum on Small Arms and Light Weapons & AIPA webinar for Southeast Asia on armed violence prevention. Welcome to follow us on Twitter under #ConnectingTheDots2021 for more updates! Please find the Press Release here: https://t.co/pXm4IoW5vQ
AIPA and the Norwegian Parliament held a virtual introductory meeting on 26 February 2021. This was an occasion where AIPA Member Parliaments and the Asia Delegation of the Norwegian Parliament get to dive deeper in exploring issues of common interest. Themes such as gender equality, economy/trade, and SDGs were identified for potential future cooperation..AIPA officially […]
On 27 January 2021, AIPA Secretary-General, Nguyen Tuong Van held a virtual meeting with the Chair of DASE (the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with countries of Southeast Asia and ASEAN), Mr. Daniel Caspary..Both sides agreed to deepen the relationship between the two organizations by establishing the European Parliament (EP) – AIPA Dialogue. The initial approach is […]
PRESIDENT’S STATEMENT CONCERNING THE RECENT POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR The ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly was established with the aim to promote the principles of human rights, democracy, peace, security, and prosperity in ASEAN region. In light with the recent political situation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, AIPA […]
Singapore’s @temasekfoundation has donated 1.5 million reusable face masks to the AHA Centre to be distributed to the ASEAN Member States through the National Disaster Management Organisations (NDMOs), as well as Jakarta-based ASEAN centres and entities. The cooperation reflects a strong commitment between the two organisations to fight hand-in-hand against the #COVID19 pandemic in the […]
Happy New Year!.AIPA Secretariat wishes you a peaceful, healthy & safe 2021..#ourAIPAourASEAN
Meeting on 8 December with the Head of Asia Delegation of Norway Parliament, Ms Agdestein, to discuss the future cooperation between AIPA & the Storting. Future meetings include bilateral introductory dialogue meetings with the ten member parliaments of AIPA in the period February-May 2021 (digital), attendance of Storting at the General Assembly in September, possible […]
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2021
From 23-28 November, the officers of 6 AIPA Member Parliaments (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam) participated in the virtual visit to the European Union and its institutions on the invitation of the European Union Visitors Programme (EUVP).
On Tuesday, 24 November 2020, AIPA Secretary General Nguyen Tuong Van received a meeting invitation (via zoom) from Hon. Robert Pittenger, US Congressman, Chairman of Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum (PISF). Hon. Robert Pittenger expressed his interest to involve the Speakers or designees of AIPA Member Parliaments to join their forum plan for 2021.
Taking into account strategic partnership between ASEAN and EU, and the pivotal role that AIPA parliamentarians can play in trying to push further a people centered and people oriented ASEAN, the Deputy Secretary General of AIPA attended online book launch and panel discussion organized by the ASEAN Secretariat on Wednesday 25 November 2020. The publication […]
On Friday 6 November, AIPA and ECPAT had a preparatory meeting for AIPA Secretary General’s participation as a keynote speaker at the ECPAT Regional Consultation on Strengthening Responses to Sexual Exploitation of Children in Asia in the context of COVID-19.
On 5 November, AIPA Secretary General Nguyen Tuong Van received a courtesy call (via zoom) from Mr. Alexandre Faite, Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jakarta. Both sides discussed the possibility for a cooperation between the ASEAN parliamentarians and ICRC on humanitarian issues with the focus on Humanitarian Law, and its relation to other fields especially economic area.
On 29 October 2020, Secretary General Nguyen Tuong Van attended the Briefing on Making Wildlife Traffickers Finance Wildlife Recovery, at the invitation of Mr. Steve Galster, International Chair, Executive Director of FREELAND. FREELAND introduced a Restitution report focusing on using restitution and supplementary sentencing measures to require wildlife offenders to pay for the harm they have caused on wildlife, ecosystems, and local communities.
The ASEAN Secretariat hosted the 4th Forum of Entities Associated with ASEAN. The Forum kicked off with an overview of the impact of the COVID19 pandemic in ASEAN, post-pandemic recovery framework and the current mid-term review under the ASEAN Community Blueprints. This was followed by breakout sessions where participants shared their on-the-ground views on the progress of ASEAN Vision 2025 and possible areas for improvement. There are currently 75 Entities associated with ASEAN. They are categorised into parliamentarians and judiciary, business organisations, think tank and academic institutions, civil society organisations, and other stakeholders.
The last day of the 41st AIPA General Assembly. The day started with the second plenary session which was held by delivering the ‘Presentation of Reports of Committees’, which then followed by the signing of a Joint Communique by leaders of #AIPA member delegations. The closing #ceremony of the 41st AIPA General Assembly presided over […]
Second day of the 41st AIPA General Assembly, resolutions on issues of mutual concerns were discussed and adopted at each Committee meeting namely Committee on Political Matters, Committee on Economic Matters, Committee on Social Matters and Committee on Organizational Matters.—Created by AIPA InternshipCaption: @ReyneepDesign: @Sykrns24 #AIPA41#ourAIPAourASEAN#AIPA
From 8-10 September 2020, the National Assembly (NA) of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam hosted the 41st #AIPA General Assembly. The meeting was held virtually for the first time in the history of AIPA due to COVID-19 #pandemic. The #virtual meeting was attended by the 10 AIPA Member Parliaments (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, […]
1. The AIPA Committee on Political Matters of the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held a meeting on 9 September 2020 via video-conferencing.
Welcome to the official website of Viet Nam’s 2020 AIPA Chairmanship and the 41st AIPA General Assembly, which will be held online from September 8th to 10th, 2020. (www.aipa2020.vn) Standing side by side with ASEAN, AIPA plays an essential role in contributing to regional integration and cooperation for joint development of ASEAN countries. With a […]