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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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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.

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AIPA – ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) Online Joint Dialogue to Support on Waste Management in the Context of Covid-19 Pandemic.

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.

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VIRTUAL BRIEFING WITH THE ASEAN INTER-PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY (AIPA) ON THE ORIGINS OF COVID-19, PREVENTING FUTURE PANDEMICS, AND THE WILDLIFE TRADE

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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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).

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).