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Asean a community of opportunities (overview ppt) jan2015

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ASEAN - A Community of Opportunities

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Asean a community of opportunities (overview ppt) jan2015

  1. 1. ASEAN: A Community of Opportunities
  2. 2. ASEAN – Asia’s Economic PowerhouseA huge market: 625 million+ people GDP: USD 2.4 trillion FDI USD 122 billion+
  3. 3. If ASEAN were a single country, it would already be the seventh-largest economy in the world, with a combined GDP of $2.4 trillion in 2013. It is projected to rank as the fourth-largest economy by 2050. McKinsey & Co – May 2014 ASEAN
  4. 4. ASEAN • Highly connected: Physically, Institutionally and among the Peoples • Free trade agreements with major regional economies • Young educated labor force
  5. 5. ASEAN… DIVERSE Home to major religions Vast natural resources Rich culture Courtesy of ASEAN National Tourism Organisations Courtesy of ASEAN National Tourism Organisations Courtesy of ASEAN National Tourism Organisations
  6. 6. 10 MEMBER STATES • Brunei Darussalam (7 January 1984) • Cambodia (30 April 1999) • Indonesia (8 August 1967) • Lao PDR (23 July 1997) • Malaysia (8 August 1967) • Myanmar (23 July 1997) • Philippines(8 August 1967) • Singapore (8 August 1967) • Thailand (8 August 1967) • Viet Nam (28 July 1995) ASEAN: Association of South East Asian Nations
  7. 7. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building 2015 ASEAN Community 2007 Cebu Declaration 2003 Bali Concord II 1997 ASEAN Vision 2020 1967 Bangkok Declaration
  8. 8. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building Bangkok Declaration “Accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavors.” “Promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law.” 1967
  9. 9. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building “ASEAN as a concert of Southeast Asian nations, outward looking, living in peace, stability and prosperity, bonded together in partnership in dynamic development and in a community of caring societies.” ASEAN Vision 2020 1997
  10. 10. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building Bali Concord II “An ASEAN Community shall be established comprising three pillars, namely political and security cooperation, economic cooperation, and socio-cultural cooperation…” 2003
  11. 11. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building 12th ASEAN Summit Cebu, Philippines “Accelerate the establishment of an ASEAN Community by 2015…” 2007
  12. 12. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building Strengthening Framework of ASEAN Integration ASEAN Charter 2008 Roadmap for an ASEAN Community 2009–2015 2009 Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2010
  13. 13. Why an ASEAN Community? • Need to intensify political cooperation, strengthen peace and security in Southeast Asia • Enhance economic competitiveness of individual Member States, and of ASEAN as regional market and production base for global economic competition • Need to narrow the development gaps • Need to respond effectively to transnational threats to human security and new challenges in the 21st century • Harness human resources and benefit from rich cultural diversity in the ASEAN region • Gain international recognition and support for community- building
  14. 14. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building Coordination Mechanism of the ASEAN Integration
  15. 15. The ASEAN Journey to Community Building Coordination Mechanism of the ASEAN Integration
  16. 16. Overview of the ASEAN Community • ASEAN Political Security Community (APSC) – Ensures that the peoples and Member States of ASEAN live in peace with one another and with the world at large in a just, democratic and harmonious environment. • ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) – Transforms ASEAN into a stable, prosperous, and highly competitive region with equitable economic development, and reduced poverty and socio-economic disparities. • ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) – Contributes to realising an ASEAN Community that is people-oriented and socially responsible with a view to achieving enduring solidarity and unity among the peoples and Member States of ASEAN. Narrowing the Development Gap (NDG) Progressing together through cooperation in development.
  17. 17. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN Political-Security Community 1. Ensure that the peoples and Member States of ASEAN live in peace with one another and with the world at large 2. Strengthen the mutually beneficial relations between ASEAN and its Dialogue Partners and friends. 3. Maintains the centrality and proactive role of ASEAN in a regional architecture that is open, transparent and inclusive, while remaining actively engaged, forward-looking and non-discriminatory
  18. 18. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN Political-Security Community – Milestones International recognition of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation as a key code of conduct for inter-state relations in the region has grown remarkably. The TAC now has 32 High Contracting Parties.
  19. 19. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN Political-Security Community – Milestones 78 Non-ASEAN Member States and organizations have accredited their Ambassadors to ASEAN. ASEAN has established 42 ASEAN Committees in Third Countries around the globe to further contribute to raise ASEAN awareness and profile. APSC Blueprint implementation rate: 86% (as of 15 December 2014)
  20. 20. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN Economic Community Establish ASEAN as:
  21. 21. The Community Building Milestones
  22. 22. AEC Scorecard Key Deliverables 22 *as of Dec 2014 83.8% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Single Market & Production Base Competitive Economic Region Equitable Economic Development Integration into the Global Economy Ongoing Implemented Ahead Not Implemented Fully Implemented
  23. 23. The Community Building Milestones AEC Key Achievements • Free flow of goods: The ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA). • Free flow of services: The ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services (AFAS) and the Mutual Recognition Arrangements. • Free flow of investment: The ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) and the Protocol to Amend the ACIA. • Freer flow of capital: Implementation of measures to further spur financial services liberalisation, capital market development, and capital account liberalisation. • Free flow of skilled labour: The ASEAN Agreement on the Movement of Natural Persons and the ASEAN Qualification Reference Framework (AQRF).
  24. 24. The Community Building Milestones AEC Key Achievements • For Pillar 2 (Competitive Economic Region), measures to develop capacities and frameworks on competition policy and law, consumer protection and IPR, and infrastructure development measures to enhance the region’s competitiveness and connectivity. • To narrow the development gaps (Pillar 3), ASEAN Leaders endorsed the ASEAN Framework on Equitable Economic Development (EED) in November 2011. • On‐going negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and preparations for the ASEAN‐Hong Kong Free Trade Area (AHKFTA) negotiations.
  25. 25. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN SOCIO-CULTURAL COMMUNITY 1. Realising an ASEAN Community that is people-oriented and socially responsible to achieve enduring solidarity and unity among the peoples and Member States of ASEAN. 2. Forming a common identity and build a caring and sharing society which is inclusive and where the well-being, livelihood, and welfare of the peoples are enhanced.
  26. 26. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN SOCIO-CULTURAL COMMUNITY Heightened Commitments • Declaration on Non-communicable Diseases in ASEAN • Declaration on Elimination of Violence Against Women and Elimination of Violence Against Children in ASEAN • Development of ASEAN instruments for the protection and promotion of the rights of migrant workers
  27. 27. The Community Building Milestones ASEAN SOCIO-CULTURAL COMMUNITY Quick, tangible action Humanitarian assistance through the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance (AHA Centre) ASCC Blueprint implementation rate: 97% (as of December 2014)
  28. 28. Post-2015 ASEAN 23rd SUMMIT – BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN DECLARATION ON THE ASEAN COMMUNITY’S POST-2015 VISION Vision: “A politically cohesive, economically integrated, socially responsible, and truly people-oriented, people-centered and rules-based ASEAN” Started this year (2014) and to be launched by the Leaders at the end of 2015
  29. 29. Central Elements • Enhance and consolidate the ASEAN Community through deeper and more comprehensive process of integration • Emphasis on centrality of ASEAN • Emphasis on integrated economies, equitable development of the ASEAN Member States • Contain aspirational goals. One such goal is to halve the number of people living in poverty in ASEAN countries and double the combined GDP of ASEAN by 2030. A work in progress ASEAN Community is a process, not an event
  30. 30. Post-2015 Vision - APSC An ASEAN Political-Security Community where peace, stability and security prevail and the peoples live in a safe and secured environment, with shared principles, values and norms, with enhanced external relations in depth and scope, strengthened ASEAN's centrality in the regional architecture, and an ASEAN common platform on global issues. From the Nay Pyi Taw Declaration on the ASEAN Community's Post-2015 Vision, 12 November 2014
  31. 31. Post-2015 Vision - AEC An ASEAN Economic Community for 2016-2025 (AEC 2025) that includes an integrated and highly cohesive economy, a competitive, innovative and dynamic ASEAN, a resilient, inclusive and people- oriented, people-centred ASEAN, enhanced sectoral integration and cooperation, and a global ASEAN.
  32. 32. Post-2015 Vision - ASCC An ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community that is inclusive, sustainable, resilient, dynamic and engages and benefits the people.
  33. 33. ASEAN Secretariat • Established on 24 February 1976 by the Foreign Ministers of ASEAN • Existing ASEAN Secretariat premises in Jakarta officiated in 1981 • Staff recruited locally and from the ASEAN Member States • ASEC Vision: By 2015, ASEC 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. • ASEC Mission: ASEC’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.
  34. 34. ASEAN Secretariat’s Basic Function Provide for greater efficiency in the coordination of ASEAN organs and for more effective implementation of ASEAN projects and activities.
  35. 35. Secretary-General of ASEAN (2013-2017) • H.E. Le Luong Minh from Viet Nam • Carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of the Charter and relevant ASEAN instruments, protocols and established practices • Facilitate and monitor progress in the implementation of ASEAN agreements and decisions • Participate in meetings of the ASEAN Summit, ASEAN Community Council, • ASEAN Coordinating Council, and sectoral Ministerial bodies
  36. 36. Deputy Secretaries-General The ASEAN SG is assisted by four Deputy Secretaries- General from different nationalities from SG and from four different ASEAN Member States. U Nyan Dr Lim Alicia Dela Dr AKP Lynn Hong Hin Rosa Bala Mochtan (Myanmar) (Brunei Darussalam) (Philippines) (Indonesia) APSC AEC ASCC Community and Corporate Affairs (CCA)
  37. 37. Conclusion
  38. 38. The ASEAN Secretariat Jalan Sisingamangaraja 70 A Jakarta 12110
  39. 39. Thank You www.asean.org

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