Special page for The 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

2024/3/13

ASEAN-Japan Relations Website Links

⚫Message from Prime Minister Kishida
Initiatives by the Prime Minister
ASEAN-Japan Economic Co-Creation Forum
ASEAN-Japan Young Business Leaders’ Summit 2023
Contribution to Japan Forward:"Japan, ASEAN, 'Co-creating the Future of the Indo-Pacific Based on Trust'"
Courtesy Call from Secretary-General of ASEAN Kao Kim Hourn
Contribution to Kompas:"Continuing Epicentrum of Growth in ASEAN"
"Future of Asia"Forum
International Symposium on the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

⚫Message from Foreign Minister
Meeting between Foreign Minister KAMIKAWA and Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Secretary-General of ASEAN
International Symposium“Mobilities among ASEAN and Japan: Its Future and How We Shape It"
Contribution to JakartaPost :"ASEAN and Japan: Golden friendship, golden opportunities"
International Symposium on the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation
Commemorative Symposium of the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

Cabinet Secretariat
KIZUNA Winter 2023
▶Highlighting Japan
 ・Novemeber 2023
 ・January 2024

National Personnel Authority
The ASEAN Plus Three Cooperation on Civil Service Matters (ACCSM+3)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation(December 2023)
 ・Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC) Leaders Meeting
The 26th ASEAN Japan Summit(September 2023)
 ・ASEAN-Indo-Pacific Forum (AIPF)
 ・The 26th ASEAN Plus Three (Japan-China-Republic of Korea) Summit
 ・The 18th East Asia Summit (EAS)
ASEAN-related Foreign Ministers' Meetings (July 2023) Japan-ASEAN Cooperation (Japan-ASEAN Summit Meeting, ASEAN-Japan Foreign Ministers’ Meeting etc.)
ASEAN+3 Meetings(ASEAN+3 Summit Meeting,  ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting)
East Asia Summit (EAS)
Japan-ASEAN Comprehensive Connectivity Initiative

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
ASEAN-Japan Digital Ministers’ Meeting and Digital Senior Officials’ Meeting
ICT Virtual Organization of ASEAN Institutes and NICT(ASEAN IVO)

Ministry of Justice
ASEAN-Japan Special Meeting of Justice Ministers

Ministry of Finance
ASEAN-Japan 50th Anniversary Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Special Meeting 
ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Japan-ASEAN Science, Technology and Innovation Platform(JASTIP)

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
The First ASEAN-Japan Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry Meeting (ASEAN-Japan MIDORI Cooperation Plan)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
ASEAN-Japan Economic Co-Creation Forum 
ASEAN-Japan Young Business Leaders’ Summit and Generation Z Business Leaders’ Summit
Final Version of "ASEAN-Japan Economic Co-Creation Vision" and "Future Design and Action Plan" Released
METI Official's Visits/Meetings (ASEAN-Japan Economic Ministers’ Meeting, ASEAN+3 Ministers on Energy Meeting etc.)
Dialogue for Innovative and Sustainable Growth(DISG)
 
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
ASEAN-Japan Transport Partnership
Japan Association for Smart Cities in ASEAN

Ministry of the Environment
ASEAN+3 Environment Ministers Meeting
Japan-ASEAN Dialogue on Environmental Cooperation
Strategic Program for ASEAN Climate and Environment (SPACE)

Ministry of Defence
Japan-ASEAN Defense Minister’s Meeting (ADMM-Plus)

Japan Sports Agency
ASEANーJapan Ministerial Meeting on Sports

JAPAN Tourism Agency
ASEAN-Japan Tourism Ministers’ Special Dialogue

Japan Foundation
WA-project
Partnership to Co-create a Future with the Next Generation: WA Project 2.0

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
JICA's Cooperation in Southeast Asia
Japan-ASEAN Cooperation
JICA’s Partnership with ASEAN for Disaster Management
 
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
ASEAN-Japan Economic Partnership for a Sustainable and Resilient Future

◇​People-to-People Exchange 
Young Leaders' Program
Asia Kakehashi Scholarship in Japan
Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program (SSEAYP)
ASJA (Asia Japan Alumni) International

◇Others
Nikkei Forum "Future of ASIA"
 ・Sepeech by Prime Minister Kishida
A Remarkable Relationship at 50(Nikkei ASIA)
ASEAN-JAPAN 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (the Japan Times)
ASEAN - Japan: An Evolving Relationship(Reuters)
Japan Business Federatio(Keidanren)
A Message in the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation

Japan Association of Corporate Executives(Keizai Doyukai )
The 49th ASEAN-Japan Business Meeting

Special Videos


Celebrating 50 Years of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation 2023(Mission of Japan to ASEAN)


The Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation (Prime Minister's Office of Japan)


"The 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation"(MOFA)


The 50th year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation and its future prospect (MOFA)


Golden Friendship, Golden Opportunities –heart-to-heart partners– (Prime Minister's Office of Japan)


JAIF Video to Commemorate the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation (JAIF)


Open the Golden Future (ASEAN-JAPAN Centre)

Special Website

AJC vanner Special Website(ASEAN-JAPAN Centre)
This website introduces various events for the 50th The 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation.
Application for the Accreditation of the Commemorative Events Application for the Accreditation of the Commemorative Events(MOFA)
Click here to application for the accreditation of the commemorative events.

Symposium

  Wrap-up Symposium of the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation “Co-Creating the Future with Trust"
(21 February, 2024 in Jakarta/ Co-hosted by Mission of Japan to ASEAN, Permanent Mission of Thailand to ASEAN, FPCI, ERIA)
Outline and Programme







  "50 Years of Japan-ASEAN Friendship and Cooperation: Process and Future Challenges"
 (2 December, 2023 in Oita/ Co-hosted by Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, The Japan Cabinet Office)








 
 JICA International Symposium:Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation -Toward Building an Ever-Stronger Partnership for the Next 50 Years
(9 November, 2023 in Tokyo/ Hosted by JICA)
 





 "Deepening AOIP Cooperation for the Epicentrum of Growth: Commemorating the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation"  
 
(19 September, 2023 in Jakarta Cohosted by Mission of Japan to ASEAN, INDEF (Institute For Development of Economics and Finance) and Paramadina University)
 ▼Click here for details







 "International Symposium“Mobilities among ASEAN and Japan: Its Future and How We Shape It"
 (25 - 26 July, 2023 in Jakarta/Co-hosted by the Japan Foundation(JF) and Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional(BRIN))
 ▼Outline, Programme and Video of the symposium can be viewed here.
 ▼Video message by Foreign Minister Hayashi





 ”ASEAN-Japan Business Week 2023” 
 (5 - 9 June, 2023 in Tokyo/ Hosted by AJBW2023 Secretariat)  
 ▼Click here for details  






          
 “ASEAN-Japan Relations: Entering a New Stage toward a Global Partnership”
 (16 March, 2023 in Tokyo / Hosted by the Japan Foundation(JF) )
 ▼Outline and Programme
 ▼Full video of the symposium(YouTube)
 ▼Video Message from Prime Minister KISHIDA Fumio (TextVideo)
 ▼Foreign Minister HAYASHI’s attendance at the Reception




  “Commemorative Symposium of the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation”
 (13 February, 2023 in Jakarta /Co-hosted by Mission of Japan to ASEAN and Foregin Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI))
 ▼ Outline and Programme
 ▼ Full video of the symposium 
 ▼ Video messages from the Minister of Foreign Affairs
  ・Video message by Foreign Minister Hayashi(Japan) (PDF / Youtube / Press Release)
   ・Video message by Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi(Republic of Indonesia)
 ・Video message by Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai(Kingdom of Thailand)

Special Messages from Ambassadors

【Video with Ambassadors of the Permanent Missions of ASEAN Member States】
 
Permanent Representative of Thailand to ASEAN 【Vol.1/vol.2
 
Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN 【Vol.1/vol.2

Permanent Representative of Singapore to ASEAN 【Vol.1/vol.2

Permanent Representative of Lao PDR to ASEAN 【Vol.1/Vol.2


Permanent Representative of the Philippines to ASEAN 【Vol.1/Vol.2/Vol.3


Permanent Representative of Malaysia to ASEAN【Vol.1/Vol.2


Permanent Representative of Cambodia to ASEAN 【Vol.1/Vol.2


Permanent Representative of Brunei Darussalam to ASEAN 【Vol.1/Vol.2
 
【Special Messages from the Ambassador of ASEAN Member States to Japan】
 
Video message by Ambassador NASHIDA Kazuya (Embassy of Japan in Thailand)
 
Video message by Ambassador KANASUGI Kenji (Embassy of Japan in Indonesia)
 
Video message by Ambassador ISHIKAWA Hiroshi (Embassy of Japan in Singapore)
 
Video message by Ambassador KOBAYASHI Kenichi (Embassy of Japan in Lao PDR)


Video message by Ambassador TAKAHASHI Katsuhiko (Embassy of Japan in Malaysia)


Video message by Ambassador KOSHIKAWA Kazuhiko (Embassy of Japan in the Philippines)


Video message by Ambassador MAEDA Toru (Embassy of Japan in Brunei Darussalam)


Video message by Ambassador YAMADA Takio (Embassy of Japan in Vietnam)


Video message by Ambassador UEMONO Atsushi (Embassy of Japan in Cambodia)