Surin Pitsuwan

Type: Person
Name: Surin Pitsuwan
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Local firms urged to invest in skills

Thai companies have neglected investment in human resources and technology development, hindering manufacturing capacity from moving up the production supply chain, say experts told a recent forum on multinationals, value chains and regional integration ... [Published Bangkok Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-Asean head warns of 'slow' economic integration

BANGKOK -- Progress toward economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will likely be slow due to a lack of strong leadership, according to Surin Pitsuwan, former secretary general of Asean and one of the architects of its planned ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia an : UN promotes youth volunteerism development and peace at Asia-Pacific forum

More than 80 million young people of working age in the Asia-Pacific region are unemployed and in several countries youth are as much as seven times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Lacking sufficient economic and social opportunities, many of ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia an : Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote Participation, Development and Peace

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, has stated: "Let us acknowledge and celebrate what youth can do to build a safer, more just world," and asked everyone to "strengthen …efforts to include young people in policies, programmes and decision-making ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Asean Economic Community launch does not mean ‘economic integration’

October 18, 2014 1:07 amWE made a quick and informal survey of how much journalists know about the feared “establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015,” which is supposed to make the 10 countries that make up Asean an integrated econo ... [Published Manila Times - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

The head 50 countries and governments will gather in Milan at the ASEM summit

Natalia Shmakov. More than 50 heads of state and government, and the presidents of the European Council Herman van Rompuy and European Commission President jos? Manuel Barroso and Secretary General of ASEAN Surin Pitsuwan will gather in Milan at the tenth ... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bureaucrats need to be reined in, Surin says

The Thai bureaucratic system needs major reform to fit into the Asean Economic Community which will be formed next year, former Asean secretary-general Surin Pitsuwan says.Mr Surin said Thai bureaucracy has been weakened to the point of paralysis and ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Building Asean infrastructure could ruin Thailand

Home » opinion » Take a very successful country that is growing at between 5 and 7 per cent GDP a year and has a low debt ratio of around 45 per cent. Then coerce it to join Asean, the Southeast Asian equivalent of the European Union - sponsored by the ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

ASEAN-China-India

Share this:There are 300 million people in America, the world’s only superpower. Compare that with the 600 million in the 10-state Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 1.35 billion in China, then add the 1.2 billion in India, and you ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

1,500 World Leaders, Pioneers and Experts Volunteer to Tackle Global Challenges…

Valerie Amos, Jos é  Manuel Barroso, Carl Bildt, Gordon Brown, Jan Egeland, Al Gore, Aleqa Hammond, Hina Rabbani Khar, Toomas Ilves, Pascal Lamy, Scott Minerd, Kumi Naidoo, Joseph Nye, Surin Pitsuwan, Salil Shetty, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Jonas Gahr Store ... [Published The Bip - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan

The Asean Community will soon be established in 2015. It is indeed a critical year when Asean member states would have realised their vision of a caring and sharing community.An Asean Community is also one that is democratic, just and tolerant and protects ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan

The Asean Community will be established in 2015. It is indeed a critical year when Asean member states would have realised their vision of a caring and sharing community.An Asean Community is also one that is democratic, just and tolerant and protects ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 10 2014]

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In his keynote address, Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, former ASEAN Secretary-General added: "we are pleased to launch the asia-pacific peace service alliance of multilateral partners that will put youth at the forefront of development and peace. let us commit our youth to a useful cause for humanity."

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Local firms urged to invest in skills [Published Bangkok Post - 7 hours ago]
Ex-Asean head warns of 'slow' economic integration [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 23 hours ago]
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia a... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 29 2014]
ASEAN Update: Understanding the Geopolitics of ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 27 2014]
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia a... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 27 2014]
HRW is ill-informed [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 18 2014]
Asean Economic Community launch does not mean ... [Published Manila Times - Oct 17 2014]
The head 50 countries and governments will gath... [Published RIN.ru - Oct 15 2014]
Bureaucrats need to be reined in, Surin says [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 13 2014]
Removing Asean’s bureaucratic cobweb [Published New Straits Times - Oct 10 2014]
Building Asean infrastructure could ruin Thailand [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 01 2014]
ASEAN-China-India [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 29 2014]
Expat Entrepreneur Awards 2014 to take place on... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
1,500 World Leaders, Pioneers and Experts Volun... [Published The Bip - Sep 22 2014]
West's stance is to engage, for now [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 22 2014]
A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 12 2014]
A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 10 2014]
Innovation to Achieve Greater Efficiency is a M... [Published Press Release Network - Aug 16 2014]
Suan Dusit pollsters visit SWS [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 27 2014]
2014 TESOL International Convention & English L... [Published PRWeb - Mar 19 2014]
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ASEAN Update: Understanding the Geopolitics of ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 27 2014]
In recent years, the South China Sea has become a key area of concern for the ASEAN organization. In the face of an increasingly expansionary China, ASEAN has often seemed slow to react and unsure of what strategy it should pursue. While there are options ...
A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 12 2014]
The Asean Community will soon be established in 2015. It is indeed a critical year when Asean member states would have realised their vision of a caring and sharing community.An Asean Community is also one that is democratic, just and tolerant and protects ...
A caring Asean community – Surin Pitsuwan [Published The Malaysian Insider - Sep 10 2014]
The Asean Community will be established in 2015. It is indeed a critical year when Asean member states would have realised their vision of a caring and sharing community.An Asean Community is also one that is democratic, just and tolerant and protects ...
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