Virtual Parliamentary Dialogue

On 6 September 2021, the Secretary-General of AIPA was invited by FAO to attend the Asia – Pacific Virtual Parliamentary Dialogue on Food Security and Nutrition in the Time of COVID-19. The event was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Spanish Agency for International Development […]


2nd September 1977 is the most prominent day for all AIPA members. AIPA (then AIPO) was formed through the ASEAN Parliaments Meeting, which was first held on 8th – 11th January 1975 in Indonesia. On the third ASEAN Parliaments Meeting on 2nd September 1977, which was held in the Philippines, the Statutes of AIPO was […]


Hosted by the Parliament of Singapore, the 12th AIPA Caucus meeting was convened virtually on 16 June 2021. To perform its objectives, the AIPA Member Parliaments presented their country reports with relevant national initiatives on the implementation status of the resolutions adopted in the 41st AIPA General Assembly. Possible common legislations were also deliberated, to […]


Following the mandate by the Organizational Committee Meeting of the 41st AIPA General Assembly, the AIPA Secretariat held Working Group Meeting on the Transformation of AIPA Secretariat on Tuesday, 8 June 2021. This is an effort to transform AIPA Secretariat into a more substantive, issue-based and service-oriented organization, in order to optimize its ability to […]

AIPA Secretariat Participated in the ASEAN Brainstorming Workshop on Mapping Exercise in the Disaster Management

On June 2, 2021 the AIPA Secretariat Participated in the ASEAN Brainstorming Workshop on Mapping Exercise in the Disaster Management. The Workshop was organized by Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (DMHA) Division of ASEAN Secretariat and was intended to promote synergy with other relevant ASEAN Sectoral Bodies, and Entities Associated with ASEAN. Represented by the […]

UNODA Webinar Series for Regional and Sub-regional Organizations

Deputy Secretary General Pandu Dewono gave presentation on “AIPA and Interparliamentary Cooperation on Small Arms Control, Violence Prevention and the Convergence with the WPS Agenda” in the webinar series for regional and sub-regional organizations organized by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Tuesday June 8th 2021.UNODA is implementing a global project in support of […]

4th AIPA Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs

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. […]

Chairman’s Statement on the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting, 24 April 2021 and Five-Point Consensus.

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 […]

Webinar for Southeast Asia on Armed Violence Prevention

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 […]

AIPA – Norwegian Parliament Introductory Meeting

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 […]

Meeting Between AIPA & European Parliament

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

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 […]

OneASEAN OneResponse

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 […]

Meeting with Head of ASIA Delegation of Norway Parliament

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 […]