H.E. Ambassador Kazuo Sunaga made a speech at “The 3rd ASEAN Marketing Summit 2017”
September 14, 2017
Ambassador Sunaga outlined that Japan supports the “ASEAN Vision 2025” based on the “Vision Statement on ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation”.
Additionally, Ambassador Sunaga introduced five examples of cooperation:
- Strengthening ASEAN connectivity through developing infrastructure funded by Official Development Assistance (ODA);
- Disaster prevention;
- “JENESYS”, a people-to-people exchange program between Japan and ASEAN for youths;
- “AUN/SEED-Net”, which promotes human resource development in engineering for sustainable socio-economic development of the ASEAN region; and
- Capacity Building Assistance by the Japan Ministry of Defense and the Japan Self –Defense Forces.
Participants had the opportunity to gain a better understanding about Japan-ASEAN cooperation.