8th East Asia Summit
The EAS Leaders Encourage Support to the ASEAN and EAS Activities

The EAS Leaders attending the 9th East Asia Summit on November 13, 2014 commended ERIA's resolve to continue to work for the realization of the AEC and encouraged ERIA to continue to provide support to the Chair of the ASEAN Summit and the East Asia Summit.

ASEAN Connectivity Symposium
Public-Private Partnership crucial for the success of ASEAN Connectivity

The 5th ASEAN Connectivity Symposium "Catalysing Public-Private Partnerships to Finance ASEAN Connectivity" was organized by The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Ministry for National Planning and Development and the ASEAN Secretariat. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mechanism must be utilized to mobilize fund and technical resource in implementing the Master-plan of ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) to enhance economic integration in the region.

Outcomes of the 46 th AEM Meeting and related meetings
Outcomes of the 46 th AEM Meeting and related meetings

The 46th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting and related meetings were held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from August 23 to 28, 2014. During said meetings Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura, Executive Director of ERIA, economists and senior staff members of ERIA were in attendance.

the 7th GB meeting
East Asia: Global Economy's Game Changer 7th ERIA Governing Board Meeting

Jakarta, Indonesia - 30 May 2014: ERIA Governing Board adopted a joint statement today outlining the vision of ERIA in coming years. ERIA will also continue to promote the economic integration of ASEAN and East Asia. On the current effort to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the ASEAN-led regional free-trade framework, ERIA will provide "analytic support" to all RCEP members.

ERIA OECD MOU
ERIA and OECD signed MOU

ERIA (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia) and the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) signed a three year term MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) at the OECD headquarters in Paris, France on 5 May, 2014 to conduct join policy research on multi-dimensional issues. The cooperation will include: (1) policies to support SMEs and foster entrepreneurship (2) investment in infrastructure through the use of PPPs (3) analysis on trade in value added and global value chains, and (4) disaster risk assessment and risk financing. Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, ERIA Executive Director said: "It is a historical moment for ERIA and OECD to forge a formal cooperation."

East Asia Policy Dialogue in Yogyakarta
Rising Indonesia Requires Competitiveness

Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia H.E. Prof.Dr. Boediono expresses confident of his country's growing competitiveness in the global economy. H.E.Prof.Dr. Boediono made the comment as part of the East Asia Policy Dialogue with the economists from East Asian Countries and Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), which is attended by more than 450 delegates from all over Indonesia on April 17, 2014 in Yogyakarta.

Bali Symposium
East Asian Economic Integration - Beyond Conventional Trade Integration

Bali, Indonesia - December 5, 2013: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) hosted a session "East Asian Economic Integration and the WTO" in the Bali Trade and Development Symposium organized by the International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia in the margin of the Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference (MC9). The session was held at Bali International Convention Center, Westin Hotel on December 5, 2013.

Capacity Building Seminar in Myanmar
Myanmar Gears Up for AEC and Beyond

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar - November 28, 2013: More than 200 participants from various government agencies and private sectors showed up at the first day of three day ERIA Capacity Building Seminar 2013 in Myanmar "Overcoming Challenges Ahead: Myanmar ASEAN Chair 2014, AEC and Beyond 2015" at Thingaha Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

Harvard Symposium
SME Development and Innovation Crucial for Sustainable Growth

ERIA together with the Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development (MNPED) of The Republic of The Union of Myanmar and Harvard University, co-organized the Myanmar-ERIA-Harvard Symposium on 29 October 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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