Know Your ASEAN, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9812304738
  • ISBN-13: 9789812304735
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Covers basic facts about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Provides facts on ASEAN's establishment, membership, financing and decision-making. It recalls the association's contributions to regional security. It explains what ASEAN is doing to integrate the regional economy and promote regional cooperation on the environment, infectious diseases, counter-terrorism, poverty reduction, and natural disasters.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: How Many Members Does ASEAN have, and Which Countries are they?.
2: Which of them Founded the Association and When?.
3: Why did they Decide to Organise ASEAN?.
4: When did the Others Join the Association?.
5: In General Terms, What have been the Most Important Accomplishments of ASEAN?.
6: Why are ASEAN Countries Committed not to Interfere in One Another’s Internal Affairs?.
7: What is the ASEAN Stance on Human Rights?.
8: What is the ASEAN Position on the Myanmar Issue?.
9: What has ASEAN Done to Promote Peace and Stability in the Region?.
10: How does ASEAN Deal with the Conflicting Claims to the South China Sea?.
11: Is ASEAN a Military Alliance?.
12: What is the ASEAN Regional Forum?.
13: What is the Value of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia?.
14: Why have ASEAN Countries Concluded the Treaty on a Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone?.
15: What is ASEAN doing to Increase Jobs and Reduce Poverty in Southeast Asia?.
16: What is ASEAN Doing to Reduce the Development Gap Between its Older and Newer Members?.
17: How Much do ASEAN Countries Trade with One Another?.
18: What is ASEAN Doing to Keep the Region Economically Stable?.
19: How Does ASEAN Promote Tourism into the Region?.
20: What is ASEAN Doing to Protect the Regional Environment?.
21: What is ASEAN Doing to Stop Communicable Diseases From Spreading in the Region?.
22: What is ASEAN Doing to Combat International Terrorism and Other Transnational Crime, Including the Drugs Problem?.
23: What is ASEAN Doing About Natural Disasters?.
24: Where Does ASEAN Stand on Women’s Issues?.
25: What does ASEAN do to Preserve, Promote and Enhance the Regional Cultural Heritage?.
26: What is ASEAN doing to Bring the Region’s Young People Closer Together?.
27: Does ASEAN have a Secretariat? Where is it Located?.
28: What do the ASEAN Flag and Emblem Signify?.
29: How Many People Work in the ASEAN Secretariat and how are they Recruited and Appointed?.
30: How is the Secretariat Funded?.
31: How are ASEAN’s Affairs Managed?.
32: How are ASEAN Decisions Made?.
33: What is ASEAN’s Working Language?.
34: How does ASEAN Relate to the Rest of the International Community?.
35: What is the ASEAN Dialogue System?.
36: How many Dialogue Partners Does ASEAN have?.
37: Does ASEAN Work Together with the United Nations and its Agencies?.
38: Does ASEAN Work with the Asian Development Bank?.
39: Does ASEAN Need a Charter?.
40: How Does One Learn More About ASEAN?.