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DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS

  • 01 March, 2021

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ASEAN Summit 2020

  • Headquarters – Jakarta, Indonesia

Objectives

  • To accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian Nations.
  • To promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.
  • To promote active collaboration and mutual assistance on matters of common interest in the economic, social, cultural, technical, scientific and administrative fields.
  • To collaborate more effectively for the greater utilisation of agriculture and industries, the expansion of their trade, the improvement of transportation and communications facilities and the raising of the living standards of peoples.
  • To promote Southeast Asian studies.
  • To maintain close and beneficial cooperation with existing international and regional organisations.
  • Establishment – 8 August 1967
  • Total Countries – 10 (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Chairman – Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
  • 35th ASEAN Summit 2019 – Bangkok
  • 37th ASEAN Summit 2020 – Vietnam
  • 39th ASEAN Summit 2021 – Bandar Seri Begawan

ASEAN Summit 2020

  • Theme – Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN
  • It is a virtual meeting that is presided by Vietnam against the backdrop of COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: Aspire IAS Notes


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