Three big summits in November in Cambodia, Indonesia, and Thailand
According to a joint statement made on May 4 by the foreign ministries of Cambodia, Indonesia, and Thailand, three key leaders’ summits in Southeast Asia are scheduled to take place this year.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Related Summits will be held in Cambodia from November 11 to 13, while the Group of 20 (G20) Summit will be held in Indonesia from November 15 to 16, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting will be held in Thailand from November 18 to 19, according to the statement.
According to Xinhua, the Asean, G20, and APEC procedures all have characteristics that present a unique opportunity for all parties to work together to promote the global and regional agenda and efforts to deliver peace, prosperity, and sustainable and inclusive development to all our peoples.
The leaders’ determination to strengthen Asean resilience in the face of global uncertainties and maintain Asean’s central role in the regional architecture is expressed in the upcoming Asean summit, according to the statement, which also states that joint efforts to recover from COVID-19 impacts will be accelerated.