ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community


Promote Future-Oriented Action for Human Security

  • Establish ASEAN Centre for Active Ageing and Innovation
  • Disaster Emergency Logistic System for ASEAN: DELSA
  • Advocate for ASEAN Network for Microbial Utilisation
  • Develop human capital through programmes and activities for life-long education
  • Initiate programs to address malnutrition, stunting and obesity
  • Organise the 20th ASEAN Conferences on Civil Service Matters under the theme “Accelerating Agile ASEAN Civil Service”

Connectivity and Partnerships

Promote People-to-People Connectivity and Partnerships

  • Organise ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum
  • Promote ASEAN Year of Culture in 2019 and Development of ASEAN Cultural Centre
  • Establish ASEAN Training Centre for Social Work and Social Welfare: ATCSW
  • Strengthen ASEAN University Network: AUN


Promote Socio-Cultural Sustainability in the Region

  • Enhance capacity of ASEAN Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Dialogue
  • Organise the Special ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Marine Debris
  • Nominate Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park, Hat Chao Mai. Koh Libong Wildlife Sanctuary as an ASEAN Heritage Park
  • Monitor the progress of implementation of ASEAN Transboundary Haze Free Roadmap