JAKARTA, 10 December 2018 – The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN-IPR) and the United Nations Department of Political Affairs co-organised a workshop on conflict management and resolution in the Southeast Asian region in Jakarta from 5 to 7 December.
More than 50 participants from ASEAN Member States – including government and military officials, as well as non-governmental representatives attended the ASEAN-IPR – UN Workshop: “ASEAN Perspectives on Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution in the Region”. They were joined by regional and international resource persons.
Convened under the framework of the ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Blueprint 2025, ASEAN-IPR Three-Year Work Plan 2018-2020, as well as the ASEAN-UN Plan of Action 2016-2020, the workshop aimed to highlight the best practices and lessons learned from ASEAN governments, civil society and all stakeholders on the issue. Moreover, the workshop endeavoured to look into global trends and perspectives, and provide comparative examples from other regions on the aforementioned topics.