20 Country Leaders Attend the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, November 11 2017 - 15:00 IWST

Parade ASEAN 50 Tahun (Foto Ist)
Parade ASEAN 50 Tahun (Foto Ist)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Manila - A total of 20 heads of state and heads of ASEAN member states and partners will attend the 31st ASEAN Summit and other series of meetings held in Manila, the Philippines on November 10-14, 2017.

Several leaders and heads of ASEAN partner countries will attend the 31st ASEAN Summit and its series of meetings, including US President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang Between from Manila, Philippines, Friday (10/11/2017)

In addition, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will also attend the ASEAN-UN Summit.

The 31st ASEAN Summit is the second high-level meeting hosted by the Philippines for this year, with the theme "Partnering for Change, Engaging the World". Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will lead the plenary of the 31st ASEAN Summit, where ASEAN leaders will discuss the implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the appointment of the new Secretary-General of ASEAN.

The leaders of ASEAN member countries will also exchange views in discussing current issues in the region and international issues.

Furthermore, President Duterte will also lead several ASEAN summit warnings with several ASEAN partner countries, such as the ASEAN-United States, Canada and European Union's 40th Anniversary Summit; The ASEAN Plus Three ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-China Summit, the ASEAN-South Korea Summit and the ASEAN-Japan Summit; The 15th ASEAN-India Summit, the 9th ASEAN-UN Summit.

The leaders of ASEAN countries will also meet the ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Dewab). Furthermore, ASEAN leaders together with leaders of several countries, such as Australia, China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand will hold a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, where the ASEAN Secretary-General will also participate present.

ASEAN leaders will sign the Consensus on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers, a joint consensus document to strengthen social protection, access to justice, humane treatment and access to health care for migrant workers in Southeast Asia.

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