ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)

ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)

ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) was established in 1967 and incorporates ten member states: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Besides maintaining regional stability, the goal is above all the economic integration and improvement of the regional competitiveness. By the end of 2015, ASEAN strives to establish a common market for commodities, services, capital and employment.

Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg presents his credentials to ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh

Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg presents his credentials to ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh

On 31 October 2016 Ambassador Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg presented his credentials to the ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh.

Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum

Germany provides support for the ASEAN Peoples' Forum

The Federal Republic of Germany provides 130.000 US-dollar in support of the 11th ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF), to be held in August 2016 in Timor Leste.

Germany continues to support AIPA

Germany continues to support AIPA

The Federal Foreign Office continues to support the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) for a new funding period until 2018.

Signing of Implementation Agreement

Signing of Implementation Agreement

On 9 March 2015 the implementation agreement for the 4th phase of the „Capacity Building for the ASEAN Secretariat” project was signed at the ASEAN Secretariat in the presence of Deputy Head Of MIssion Dr. Thorsten Hutter.