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Rebuilding Resilience in a Prolonged Polycrisis

🌍 Amidst a polycrisis world – geopolitical tensions, economic uncertainties, and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic – how can ASEAN and Asia ensure economic resilience and growth?

πŸ’‘Join us at the 15th ASEAN and Asia Forum (AAF) as we tackle the pressing issue of “Rebuilding Resilience in a Prolonged Polycrisis.” 🀝πŸ’ͺ

🌎 Theme: Rebuilding Resilience in a Prolonged Polycrisis

πŸ“… Date: Friday, 4 August 2023

πŸ• Time: 9:00am – 1:40pm

πŸ“ Fullerton Hotel Singapore

The forum will be a gathering of industry leaders and experts like:

  1. H.E. Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Secretary-General, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  2. Ong Ye Kung, Minister, Ministry of Health, Singapore
  3. Mari Pangestu, former Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank
  4. Liew Chin Tong, Deputy Minister, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
  5. Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, DBS
  6. Pham Quang Vinh, Former Ambassador to the United States and Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  7. Anthony Cheung Bing-Leung, former Secretary for Transport and Housing, Hong Kong SAR and former President, Education University of Hong Kong

The 15th AAF will explore questions like:

πŸ’­ What are the implications of the growing geopolitical tensions for ASEAN and Asia?

πŸ’­ How best can regional policymakers and business leaders continue to cooperate, integrate and foster stability in the region?

πŸ’­ How can governments and societies build long-term resilience to face the emerging implications from this prolonged polycrisis?

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The EU-ASEAN Business Council is glad to be a supporting organisation for SIIA’s 15th ASEAN Asia Forum (AAF)