24 April 2017 | Manila, Philippines
Leaders from the ten ASEAN Member States will gather for the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila on April 26 to 29. This will be the first of two ASEAN Summits this year.
Under the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World,” the Leaders will discuss progress in the implementation of the ASEAN Vision 2025 and the way forward as well as ASEAN’s external relations and ASEAN’s future direction.
They will also exchange views on pressing regional and international issues. The Leaders will also interface with the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly and the Youth Representatives. The ASEAN Secretary-General will also attend the Summit.
Two sub-regional meetings will also be held in Manila; these are the Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT).
President Rodrigo R. Duterte will chair the 30th ASEAN Summit Plenary and Retreat as well as the BIMP-EAGA Summit on April 29. He will host a Gala Dinner for the Leaders and delegates on the same day.
Before the 30th ASEAN Summit, preparatory meetings will take place at the Ministerial and Senior Officials levels on April 26 to 28. Side events will also be organized.
Below is a summary of the meetings and events leading to and during the 30th ASEAN Summit:
|26 April||Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN||PICC|
|Welcome Dinner for the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Leaders and Delegates||City of Dreams|
|27 April||ASEAN Senior Officials’ Preparatory Meeting (Prep-SOM)||PICC|
|Welcome Dinner for the ASEAN Foreign Ministers||Blue Leaf Pilipinas|
|28 April||Prosperity for All Summit (ASEAN Business Advisory Council) – side event||City of Dreams|
|14th ASEAN Leadership Forum – side event||Manila Hotel|
|ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting||PICC|
|15th ASEAN Political-Security Community Council Meeting||PICC|
|19th ASEAN Coordinating Council Meeting||PICC|
|29 April||Opening Ceremony of 30th ASEAN Summit||PICC|
|30th ASEAN Summit (Plenary)||PICC|
|30th ASEAN Summit (Retreat)||Coconut Palace|
|Signing Ceremony of the ASEAN Declaration on the Role of the Civil Service as a Catalyst for Achieving the ASEAN Community Vision 2025||PICC|
|ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)||PICC|
|ASEAN Leaders’ Interface with Representatives of ASEAN Youth||PICC|
|Closing Session of the 30th ASEAN Summit||PICC|
|12th Brunei-Indonesia-Malaysia-Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Summit||PICC|
|10th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) Summit||PICC|
|Press Conference by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte||PICC|
|Gala Dinner to be hosted by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte||Sofitel Philippine