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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Deputy Secretary General of AIPA attended online book launch and panel discussion organized by the ASEAN Secretariat on Wednesday 25 November 2020.

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 […]

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MEETING BETWEEN AIPA & INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS (ICRC)

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.

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Secretary General Nguyen Tuong Van attended the Briefing on Making Wildlife Traffickers Finance Wildlife Recovery, at the invitation of Mr. Steven Galster, International Chair, Executive Director of FREELAND

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.

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The ASEAN Secretariat hosted the 4th Forum of Entities Associated with ASEAN.

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.

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41st General Assembly of AIPA – DAY 3

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 […]

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41st General Assembly of AIPA – DAY 2

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

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41st General Assembly of AIPA – DAY 1

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, […]

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𝗔𝗜𝗣𝗔 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗼𝗻 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁.

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.