Vientiane, Lao PDR (04/09) – The ASEAN Foundation is organising its Second Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM) in Vientiane, Lao PDR from 2 October to 6 October 2016. Taking place at the International Cooperation and Training Centre (ICTC), this year’s AFMAM gathered 80 undergraduate students and 10 academic advisers to deliberate on issues related to labour migration in the context of ASEAN decision-making processes.
Guilin, 27 September 2016 – The First China Model ASEAN Meeting was officially opened yesterday at Guangxi Normal University (GXNU) in Guilin, China. The First China Model ASEAN Meeting or shortened as the First CMAM involved participation of around 75 Chinese students from the GXNU and 30 students from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam studying at the GXNU and other universities in Guilin city.
70 undergraduate students and 10 university academic members were selected from 30 different universities across ASEAN to participate in the five-day programme of the Second ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting 2016 (2nd AFMAM 2016). They went through a vigorous selection process involving representatives from the Lao Permanent Mission to ASEAN, the ASEAN Secretariat as well as the ASEAN Foundation.
The ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY) is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ASEAN Youth Video contest focused on the theme of “volunteerism” in the ASEAN Community. This contest is supported by the U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development and the U.S Mission to ASEAN and the ASEAN Foundation.
JAKARTA, 15 August 2016 – AirAsia and ASEAN Foundation have agreed to establish a partnership to organise the “Reporting ASEAN Media Forum” that will take place in Bangkok on 16-18 November 2016. The event is part of the “Reporting ASEAN” media programme, the current round of which is being implemented by Probe Media Foundation Inc and the ASEAN Foundation.
The ASEAN Conference on Social Entrepreneurship brought 50 ASEAN social enterprises (SE) and 100 public-private sector partners together in Singapore to connect and engage in collaborative problem solving for the region.
The scholarship, Mario Wibowo said, had definitely opened the door of opportunities. He was a recipient of the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI)-ASEAN Foundation Scholarship from Indonesia. Wibowo was grateful that the scholarship opened the door of opportunities. He shared that he received offers from two universities in Australia and New Zealand to pursue a fully-funded doctoral degree shortly after the completion of his studies at the CGI.
Following the successful First ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM) in 2015 held in Malaysia coinciding with the 27th ASEAN Summit, this year’s AFMAM will be taking place in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 1 – 7 October 2016. Vientiane is chosen because Lao PDR is the current ASEAN Chair.
Guangxi (25/07) - This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ASEAN – China Dialogue Relations.
The commemorative theme is education exchange and the First China Model ASEAN Meeting is the platform to promote the Model ASEAN Meeting (MAM) programme to Chinese students and partnering with China education institutions.