Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

What is Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)?

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meaning

established – 8 August 1967

 

aim – to encourage regional economic, social, and cultural cooperation among the non-Communist countries of Southeast Asia

 

members – (10) Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

 

dialogue partners – (10) Australia, Canada, China, EU, India, Japan, South Korea, NZ, Russia, US

 

observers – (2) Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html