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 […]
The House of Representatives of the Philippines under the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter “Compañero” Cayetano has added another historic feat in the 18th Congress as it hosts today the first virtual 11th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Caucus.
This Saturday, ASEAN invites YOU to come along for our 53rd ASEAN Day online celebration. Watch the people of ASEAN come together and create a heartfelt message to fellow ASEAN citizens.
In an effort to robust the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs) under the United Nations Agenda 2030 in the regional level, especially Goal 4 “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”, the Vietnam National Assembly hosted AIPA Conference.
On 23 July 2020, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to ASEAN Quadia Benabdellah had a virtual meeting with the AIPA Secretary General Nguyen Tuong Van to reiterate Morocco’s keen interest in pursuing Observer status in AIPA.
The Rakyat Post, Malaysian media portal (04/04) reported that during the COVID-19 pandemic there was 27% surge of medical waste in Malaysia in March this year, a significant increase by 10% from the previous month. In Jakarta, the surge was by 30%, according to Berita Satu (Indonesian digital news channel) published on 22/04.
Leaders of ASEAN countries and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) will hold a teleconferenced dialogue today, during which they will show their commitment to enhancing solidarity within the bloc and its relations with partners to cope with challenges and build a sustainable community.
AIPA Member Parliament unanimously agreed to hold the 3rd AIPACODD (AIPA Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs) for the first time in virtual format. The event was hosted by the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the leaders of ASEAN and AIPA joined for the first time the virtual ASEAN-AIPA Interface at the ASEAN 36th Summit on 26 June 2020. The event was hosted by Vietnam.
On behalf of our Member Parliaments, Parliamentarians and Peoples of #ASEAN, the AIPA Secretariat would like to express our sincere condolences to the family of Hon. Antonio Cuenco over his passings.
Parliamentarians from all 10 members of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) will convene to discuss the origins of COVID-19, the wildlife trade, and how to prevent future pandemics with expert witnesses. With the permission of the AIPA President, this forum will be Chaired by: Hon. Nguyen Tuan Anh, Standing Member of the Science, Technology & […]
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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;
On 28 January 2020, Hon. Nguyen Tuong Van, Secretary-General of AIPA, paid a courtesy call on H. E. Irakli Asashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to Indonesia at the Embassy of Georgia in Jakarta.