The 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting

Tuesday, 24 July 2012. ASEAN Secretariat News

Phnom Penh, 29 May 2012

ASEAN Ministers of Defence met to exchange views on ways and means to further enhance regional security and defence cooperation. This was one of the outcomes of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting in Phnom Penh on 29 May 2012, under the chairmanship of Cambodia.

This year, the ASEAN Defence Ministers agreed to shorten the interval of the ADMM-Plus meetings as reflected in the Concept Paper on the Review of Frequency of the ADMM-Plus meetings which the Ministers adopted in the meeting today. With the new interval of meetings, the ADMM-Plus will meet every two years from 2013 onwards as compared to once in three years previously.

ASEAN Defence Ministers Want to Do More for Peace and Security

Tuesday, 25 October 2011. ASEAN Secretariat News

Bali, Indonesia, 25 October 2011

ASEAN Defence Ministers want to undertake more cooperation to strengthen peace and security and contribute to building the ASEAN Community.

This was part of the outcome of the one-day retreat of the ASEAN Defence Ministers here yesterday, in which the Ministers and the Secretary-General of ASEAN exchanged views on ways and means of further enhancing cooperation under the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM). Ideas for developing the ADMM-Plus, in which the ASEAN Defence Ministers meet with their counterparts from eight Dialogue Partner countries (Australia, China, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Russia, and the United States) were also explored.

ASEAN Defence Cooperation Enters Higher Gear

Friday, 20 May 2011. ASEAN Secretariat News

Jakarta, 20 May 2011

The 5th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) has endorsed two new initiatives - the establishment of the ASEAN Peacekeeping Centres Network, and the ASEAN Defence Industry Collaboration.

The ASEAN Peacekeeping Centres Network will facilitate cooperation in peacekeeping among the ASEAN Member States through planning, training and exchange of experience. The ASEAN Defence Industry Collaboration, meanwhile, will provide opportunities to promote intra-ASEAN trade on defence products and services on the principles of flexibility, voluntary, and non-binding participation.


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