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Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

  • Barry Turner
Chapter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

History and Membership. ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organization formed by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand through the Bangkok Declaration which was signed by their foreign ministers on 8 Aug. 1967. Brunei joined in 1984, Vietnam in 1995, Laos and Myanmar in 1997 and Cambodia in 1999. Papua New Guinea also has observer status. The ASEAN Charter, signed in Nov. 2007, established the group as a legal entity and created permanent representation for members at its secretariat in Jakarta.

Keywords

Member Country Foreign Minister Consultative Committee Fiji Island Summit Meeting 
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Further Reading

  1. Broinowski, A., Understanding ASEAN. London, 1982.—(ed.) ASEAN into the 1990s. London, 1990CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Van Hoa, Tran, (ed.) Economic Developments and Prospects in the ASEAN. London, 1997CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Wawn, B., The Economics of the ASEAN Countries. London, 1982CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2008

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  • Barry Turner

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