JAKARTA, 10 April 2018 - The Secretariats of ASEAN and the United Nations held a regional Secretariat-to-Secretariat (S2S) Meeting at ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta yesterday, reaffirming their commitment to enhance cooperation.
The S2S Meeting reaffirmed the need for strong engagement between ASEAN and the UN. It was agreed that substantial progress had been achieved across all areas of their partnership, and that intensifying of political and technical engagement should be prioritised.
JAKARTA, 28 March 2018 - Senior officials from relevant ASEAN sectoral bodies who have a stake in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief gathered in Jakarta today to deliberate on ASEAN’s future direction in disaster management and emergency response amidst the rise of complex emergencies and human-induced disasters in the region. Secretary-General of ASEAN Dato’ Lim Jock Hoi and Chair of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management Dato’ Haji Muhammad Yusoff bin Wazir graced the two-day event which was convened on March 27 to 28.
ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance Coordinator & United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator
ASEAN’s Vision for a Resilient Future
Recognising the need to integrate DRR and CCA into policies and institutions in The Member States, JICA has supported implementation of a project for ‘Strengthening Institutional and Policy Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Integration’.