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News Summary- A study funded by the European Commission has assessed the feasibility of enhancing regional cooperation within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness and response (EP&R).
News Summary - EU supports enhancement of regional cooperation on Radiological and Nuclear Emergency Preparedness and Response in South-East Asia.
The ARISE programme is a technical cooperation facility. The aim of ARISE is to support the implementation of key regional initiatives prioritised in the Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity, to build the ASEAN single market and production base.
Building on achievements of the EU-ASEAN Statistical Capacity Building Programme (EASCAB, 2009-2013), COMPASS helps ASEAN integration through the availability and utilisation of more timely, comparable and relevant information. COMPASS facilitates monitoring and decision-making, notably by ASEAN governments acting individually and at ASEAN level. The project has two objectives:
The overall objectives of the programme are: To support ASEAN in its integration process through the implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity, in particular people to people connectivity. To strengthen law enforcement agencies' networks and cooperation at main regional transit hubs with the help of a study on easing visa requirements for ASEAN and Non-ASEAN Nationals within ASEAN.
Work Programme for Grants 2015 of the Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam & ASEAN for European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS) in Indonesia.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the ten Southeast Asian countries (Brunai, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam). ASEAN is an important actor in an increasingly interconnected and highly dynamic region, with high rates of economic and demographic growth. In 2017, ASEAN was the 5th largest economy after the US, EU, China, and Japan and is set to become the 4th largest economy by 2050.
A middle-income country, Thailand enjoys strong economic growth despite the setbacks of the 1997 financial crisis, the 2004 tsunami, the global financial crisis and the devasting floods of 2010. It has made remarkable progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – for poverty, hunger, gender, HIV/AIDS and malaria – well ahead of schedule.

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