Organized by ASEAN Foundation (AF), in partnership with Asian Farmers' Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) and La Via Campesina (LVC) with the support of EU, IFAD and Swiss Development, ALSPEAC gathered farmers’ organization, governments (ASEAN SectoralWorking Group on Agricultural Cooperatives/ASWGAC), and private sectors from participating ASEAN countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities in coffee production, processing and marketing.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) and the Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) co-hosted the conference entitled South-South Exchange on Youth Volunteering for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Sharing Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and Other Approaches from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Countries in Bangkok, Thailand, from 20-23 June. The South-South Exchange and the Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) are recent efforts that focuses on the value and need for volunteerism in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.
The Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI) and the ASEAN Foundation (AF) have entered into an agreement to develop highly qualified human resources in the area of science and technology within ASEAN Member States through the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute – ASEAN Foundation Post-graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology (Phase 2: 2016 – 2022).
On May 9, 2017 The ASEAN Foundation and SAP SE (NYSE:SAP), the market leader in enterprise application software, launched the ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ADSE) 2017. This competition is targeting ASEAN youths to play key role in tackling today’s social issues facing the region and help create positive change for a better future.
Kuching (12/04) – The inaugural Borneo Model ASEAN Meeting (BMAM) that took place in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) was one of the most highly-regarded Model ASEAN Meeting initiatives endorsed by the ASEAN Foundation, primarily aims to create and raise awareness of the ASEAN regional issues among the ASEAN citizens.
The ASEAN Foundation is calling all ASEAN university students between the ages of 18 and 25 and faculty members to be part of the ASEAN Community building process by registering for the “Third ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting 2017” (3rd AFMAM 2017).
Kuching (31/03) – 2017 marks the arrival of the Model ASEAN Meeting (MAM) on the island of Borneo. A spin-off from the ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM), the Borneo Model ASEAN Meeting (BMAM) 2017 remains faithful to delivering the educative and fun way to learn ASEAN's mechanism and processes.
For Ha Nguyen Thu, being a recipient of the Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI)-ASEAN Foundation scholarship was a huge milestone. She expressed her gratitude that not only has the scholarship helped her in her career orientation but it has also provided her a memorable and invaluable experience.