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Double Issue 34-35
February 2024
ASEAN 2045
Shaping a Green, Connected, and Sustainable Tomorrow
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1 Feb 2024
Environment
A Resilient and Net-Zero ASEAN Community is Still Possible: The Global Stocktake Shows the Way
Eight years have passed since the world committed to keep the Earth’s temperature rise to below 1.5 degrees Celsius during the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris in 2015. At the COP28 held in Dubai from 30 November to 13 December 2023, par
1 Feb 2024
Environment
Climate Change
1 Feb 2024
Environment
Living in Harmony with Nature: ASEAN’s Battle against Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss
Given the triple planetary crisis that we face—pollution, climate change, and biodiversity loss—can we really envision living a life in harmony with nature by 2050?
1 Feb 2024
Environment
Pivoting towards Nature-Based Solutions for a Sustainable Future
The COVID-19 pandemic offered a bitter lesson, disrupting the social and economic order globally. Nature-based solutions offer an opportunity to bring transformational change to Southeast Asia.
1 Feb 2024
Environment
The Search for Climate Solutions
With the clock ticking and the world at a critical juncture, governments, businesses, and the scientific community continue to explore effective climate solutions. Below is a range of innovative ideas that have been proposed, are in progress, or are cu
1 Feb 2024
Environment
Energy Matters: Just and Inclusive Transition to Low Carbon Development
ASEAN’s economy has grown tremendously and is on track for continuing progress. With the total population reaching about 792 million people in 2050, the economy is expected to grow by 4.6 per cent annually (CAGR) from 2020 to 2050. To ensure this growt
1 Feb 2024
Environment
ASEAN Sets Course for a Carbon-Neutral Future
Climate action is urgent since the ASEAN region is acutely vulnerable to the various impacts of climate change. Its long coastlines, heavily populated low-lying areas, and high dependence on agriculture expose it to the threat of rising sea levels, sev
1 Feb 2024
Environment
Socio-Cultural Impact of Climate Change
1 Feb 2024
Education
Digital Transformation: Paving the Way for a Sustainable Future
The ASEAN region is noted for its economic vitality, and in recent years, some of the world’s fastest-growing digital industries have emerged in the region. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated this trend, with an increase of 60 million more digital custo
1 Feb 2024
ASEAN Identity and Community Building
Accelerating Digital Transformation And Embracing Growth in the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC)
The COVID-19 pandemic acted as a catalyst for the ASEAN region, prompting a focus on accelerating its development agenda by incorporating the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) into its recovery strategy. In response to the crisis, ASEAN developed the
1 Feb 2024
Education, Environment, Health and COVID-19
Revolutionising Biological Threat Intelligence
In the face of unprecedented global health challenges, the ASEAN BioDiaspora Virtual Center (ABVC) has emerged as a pioneering force in the realm of infectious disease analytics within the region. ABVC has evolved into a crucial player in the battle ag
1 Feb 2024
Education, Labour and Future of Work
The ASEAN Digital Economy Framework Agreement
Overview The ASEAN Digital Economy Framework Agreement (DEFA) aims to accelerate ASEAN’s transformation into a leading digital economy that fosters greater digital cooperation and paves the way for regional digital integration and inclusive growth and
1 Feb 2024
Labour and Future of Work
The Right to Data Privacy in the Digital Economy
Imagine this. You are a commuter in Bangkok, or a pedestrian in Indonesia. You are going about your daily life—shopping, working, or enjoying some leisure time. Suddenly, you discover that somebody has been tailing you and tracking your every move. The
1 Feb 2024
Labour and Future of Work
Artificial Intelligence: Prospects and Pitfalls
Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined as the ability of smart computers and programs to perform tasks that would normally need human intellect. AI has enormous potential in various areas, including energy, agriculture, health, retail, and logistics.
1 Feb 2024
Education, Labour and Future of Work
Building Foundations for Digital Literacy
As ASEAN moves towards a digital economy, a digitally literate population becomes essential. Citizens equipped with digital skills can use technology to work more efficiently and productively, participate in e-commerce, and contribute to overall econom
1 Feb 2024
Education
Partnerships at the Grassroots
1 Feb 2024
Labour and Future of Work
ASEAN Workforce Trends: Insights from LinkedIn
Significant changes are underway in the world of work. AI, digital technologies, and the climate transition are reshaping the work landscape, transforming jobs, careers, and whole industries. In this article, we explore the latest trends from data on t
1 Feb 2024
Gender
Advancing Equality and Empowerment of all Women and Girls in ASEAN
ASEAN firmly believes that bridging the gender gap and ensuring that all women and girls realise their fullest potentials are sine qua non to the realisation of a fairer, inclusive, and resilient ASEAN Community. Through the years, ASEAN has mobilised
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