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40th anniversary of ASEAN-Australia relations: 2014

2014 marked the 40th anniversary of Australia's dialogue partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). To commemorate the 40th anniversary, a program of events took place during the year in Australia and South-East Asia in collaboration with ASEAN and with the support of the government and the non-government sectors. The following is an indicative guide to this program.

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Date in 2014 Name of event Location
12 February Australia–ASEAN Business Forum Adelaide, Australia
20 February Official launch of the 40th anniversary
Australian Embassy media release
Philippine DFA media release
Manila, Philippines
16–20 March Visit by ASEAN Secretary-General
Foreign Minister media release
ANU Address
16–22 March Visit by senior ASEAN media commentators Australia
26 March 26th ASEAN–Australia Forum
Co-Chairs' Press Statement
Canberra, Australia
11 April Asialink conversations: Key note address Hiroshima, Japan
16 April 40th anniversary
Foreign Minister media release
Foreign Minister op-ed
25–26 May ASEAN–Australia Connectivity Workshop
Departmental media release
27 May–1 June Visit by ASEAN Committee of Permanent Representatives
ASEAN media release

ASEAN–Australia Post Ministerial Conference

Foreign Minister media release 10 August
Foreign Minister media release 9 August
Foreign Minister media release 8 August

Launch of videos promoting ASEAN connectivity

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

ASEAN–Australia Economic Ministers' consultations

Trade and Investment Minister media release 25 August

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
27 August Reception celebrating the 47th ASEAN Day and 40th anniversary of Australia-ASEAN relations Canberra
25 September Fourth ASEAN-Australia Joint Cooperation Committee Jakarta, Indonesia
November ASEAN–Australia Leaders' Commemorative Summit Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Last Updated: 22 January 2015
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