Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan will attend the 54th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM), Post Ministerial Conferences (PMCs), 22nd ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (FMM), 11th East Asia Summit (EAS) FMM, and 28th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) via videoconference from 2 to 6 August 2021.
The 54th AMM will review ASEAN’s Community Building efforts, and discuss ways to strengthen regional cooperation and ASEAN Centrality. The Meeting will also exchange views on ASEAN’s COVID-19 response to chart a path forward for the region’s post-pandemic recovery, in line with Brunei’s ASEAN Chairmanship theme of “We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper”. The AMM will also discuss efforts to implement the Five-Point Consensus reached at the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting on 24 April 2021 in Jakarta.
ASEAN will also engage with ASEAN Dialogue Partners at the PMCs with Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Russia, and the United States. During the 22ndAPT FMM, 11th EAS FMM, and 28th ARF, Minister Balakrishnan will also engage on pressing regional and international developments and discuss ways to promote regional peace and stability.
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
1 AUGUST 2021