Saturday, March 13, 2010

Introduction on ASEAN


  • an abbreviation for Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
  • an organisation of countries located in Southeast Asia.
  • established on 8th August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand.

MOTTO (ASEAN Charter Article 36)

"One Vision, One Identity, One Community".

"10 countries, 1 identity".

Some of the AIMS are:-

  • To speed up economic growth, social progress, and cultural development among its members.
  • Protection of the peace and stability of the region
  • Provide opportunities for the member countries to discuss differences peacefully.
  • Promote ASEAN identity
  • Preserve Southeast Asia as a Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone and free of all other weapons of mass destruction

* (taken from the ASEAN Charter, Article 1)