Sunday, September 29, 2013

"Our People, Our Future" is Theme for ASEAN

Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, Crown Prince of Brunei told the United Nations General Assembly yesterday that, as current chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), his country has chosen the theme “Our People, Our Future,” to highlight the role of the region’s people in ASEAN community-building efforts. “We hope this people-to-people approach will promote cultural exchange and understanding,” he said, noting that ASEAN’s work has also been strongly influenced by the current Millenium Development Goals. Brunei has encouraged ASEAN member States to begin working on a regional strategy beyond 2015 to further strengthen the collective mission in promoting peace, stability and prosperity.

(adapted from a UN press release)

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