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ASEAN Secretariat News | 28 August 2020
ASEAN Connectivity Holds Symposium on Comprehensive and Cohesive Recovery
JAKARTA, 28 August 2020 – The Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to ASEAN hosted the 11th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium today on “Enhancing ASEAN Cohesiveness, Responsiveness through Resilient Connectivity and Human Capital Development.” The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the ASEAN Secretariat supported the virtual symposium…
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ASEAN Secretariat News | 13 August 2020
ASEAN holds webinar on digital connectivity with private sector
JAKARTA, 13 August 2020 – The ASEAN Secretariat and Infrastructure Asia[1] held a webinar on Digital Connectivity today as part of the ASEAN Infrastructure Discussion Series. Over 190 representatives from all ASEAN Member States, Dialogue Partners, as well as financiers, multilateral development banks, private investors, and other infrastructure solution providers,…
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| 12 August 2020
INFOGRAPHIC: Intra-ASEAN Student Mobility
The Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025 supports higher education exchange across ASEAN Member States and aims to enhance student mobility by addressing four gaps: information, awareness, regulatory, and incentives. Download this infographic to learn more about Intra-ASEAN Student Mobility.  
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| 27 July 2020
Eliminating Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) for Greater Growth in ASEAN
Non-tariff barriers including technical barriers posed by standards, technical regulations, and conformity assessment procedures can limit the flow of goods and the growth of businesses. ASEAN, through the ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality (ACCSQ), is continuously working towards addressing these barriers to ease movements of goods across the…
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| 20 July 2020
Smart and Sustainable Urbanisation in ASEAN Cities
Half of ASEAN’s population live in urban areas and an additional 70 million people are forecast to live in ASEAN cities by 2025. Rapid urbanisation has brought challenges such as floods, traffic congestion, and waste problems. Other major trends are impacting urbanisation in ASEAN such as the emergence of digital…
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