The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the Bangkok Declaration by the five original Member Countries namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam joined the Association on 8 January 1984. Vietnam became the seventh member of ASEAN on 28 July 1995. Laos and Myanmar was admitted into ASEAN on 23 July 1997.
The Bangkok Declaration united the ASEAN Member Countries in a j
ASEAN Secretariat. 2005. ISBN: 979-3496-15-0. The ASEAN Peatland Management Initiative (APMI) was adopted by ASEAN in 2003 to promote sustainable management of peatlands in the ASEAN region through collective actions and enhanced cooperation as well as to reduce risk of fire and associated regional haze and contribute to global environmental management.
The APMI provides the mechanism and framework for cooperation, contains objectives and principles, and includes a broad range of activities r
This Report (SoER3) represents the third in the series of state of environment reporting of ASEAN. The SoER 3 describes the environmental conditions in the region and developments in related sectors by providing and analysing relevant economic, social and environmental data and indicators; presents developments in key emerging issues, particularly global environmental issues and developments in socio-economic sectors, in recognition of the dynamics of environmental issues that transcend national