ASEAN-UN Workshop: Regional Dialogue II
on “ASEAN-UN Collaboration in Support of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation”
From 25 to 26 February, the Government of the Union of Myanmar, the United Nations and the Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies will jointly organise a two-day workshop in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Union of Myanmar, H.E. U Wunna Maung Lwin and the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Jeffrey Feltman will host the event, which will also be attended by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Myanmar, Mr. Vijay Nambiar.
Participants will include government officials from ASEAN countries; members of the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR), senior UN officials; and regional experts from strategic think-tanks and civil society organisations.
The workshop is organized within the framework of the implementation of the ASEAN-UN Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership, intended to strengthen ASEAN-UN relations through collaborative activities in the areas of political-security, economic and socio-cultural cooperation as well as cooperation between the ASEAN Secretariat and the United Nations. The workshop aims to discuss collaboration activities related to conflict prevention, preventive diplomacy, pacific settlement of disputes and the maintenance of peace and stability and to identify areas of collaboration for the AIPR and the UN.
The media is cordially invited to Press Conference as per following program;
When – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, 25th February 2015
Where – Grand Amara Hotel
No.(5,6), Jade Villa, Dakkhina Thiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Ph: +95 (67) 810 5174