ASEAN Economic Integration Forum 2015
The Asian Studies Centre was honored to host the ASEAN Economic Integration Forum 2015, a workshop designed to bring together academics and practitioners to discuss the prospects for and challenges facing the ASEAN Economic Community, which will come into effect at the start of 2015. Hosted at St Antony’s by Dr Matthew Walton, the event was co-organized by the World Trade Institute, University of Bern, and the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. The discussions included academics from institutions in the UK, Switzerland, Malaysia, Italy, Australia, and Singapore, as well as representatives of the business and diplomatic communities engaged with ASEAN countries. The Forum was preceded by a lecture on ASEAN Economic Integration given by Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali, Vice Chancellor of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.