ASEAN

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the Signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

 

(Association of Southeast Asian Nations : ASEAN)

 

  Overview   About ASEANstats
 
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
 
· The development of regional indicators, data frameworks and systems for monitoring ASEAN Community goals and initiatives;
· The compilation, consolidation, dissemination and communication of statistical information about ASEAN and its Member States;
 

 

 

 

 

· The provision of statistical services to the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN bodies and all ASEAN stakeholders;
· The harmonisation of ASEAN statistics – standardization and documentation of concepts, definitions, classifications and approaches; and
· The initiation, coordination and facilitation of regional programs within the ASEAN Framework of Cooperation in Statistics and Plan of Action in Statistics, with guidance from the ASEAN Heads of Statistical Offices Meeting (AHSOM).

 
 
       
  About ASEAN Secretariat   Link to ASEAN Member States
 
The ASEAN Secretariat was set up in February 1976 by the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN. It was then housed at the Department of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia in Jakarta. The existing ASEAN Secretariat at 70A Jalan Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta was established and officiated in 1981 by the then President of Indonesia, H.E. Soeharto.
 
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
 

The ASEAN Secretariat's basic function is to provide for greater efficiency in the coordination of ASEAN organs and for more effective implementation of ASEAN projects and activities
 
Brunei Darussalam then joined on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN.
 

The ASEAN Secretariat's vision is that by 2015, it will be the nerve centre of a strong and confident ASEAN Community that is globally respected for acting in full compliance with its Charter and in the best interest of its people.
   
 

The ASEAN Secretariat's mission is to initiate, facilitate and coordinate ASEAN stakeholder collaboration in realising the purposes and principles of ASEAN as reflected in the ASEAN Charter.
 

 


 
 

 

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