Is labour mobility enough? While promoting a “people-centred, people-oriented” and resilient community, the ASEAN integration only relies on a “free” flow of skilled labour through Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs), ASEAN Qualification Reference Framework (AQRF), and ASEAN Agreement on Movement of Natural Persons (MNP). The eight professions covered under MRAs merely involve less than two per.. read more →

The Myanmar ASEAN Youth Organization will hold events focused on the development of education and the environment in its 2016-18 strategic plan, Myanmar branch president Ko Min Waiyan Win Ko said yesterday. “We will cooperate with the government when we implement the strategic plan, especially when it comes to environmental and educational development,” he said… read more →

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Dec 5 — The ASEAN Plus Three Youth Environment Forum (AYEF) closed today with the youth participants making a pledge to take on environmental protection as a personal responsibility and demonstrate it through their daily activities to inspire other youths in their respective countries. read more →

It’s been a bad few weeks for the seas of Southeast Asia, with three separate petro-chemical spills polluting our waters, endangering biodiversity and livelihoods. read more →

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Bernama) — There is a need to establish a World Environment Organisation (WEO) under the United Nations as the current governance arrangements for the sector have failed to meet the expectations. Developed over the course of 40 years, since the establishment of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 1972, the.. read more →