January 2015 ASEAN Regional Meetings

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There are a number of important ASEAN regional meetings taking place in January, these include the ASEAN Tourism Forum held in Myanmar and the 117th ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) Council Meeting, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur.

January 18-20: 5th ASEAN Traditional Textile Symposium

January 20-23: SAFSeN-ASEAN Smart Farmers Regional Carnival

January 21-23: Senior Finance Officials’ Meeting

January 22-29: ASEAN Tourism Forum 2015

January 23-24: The 3rd Regional Consultation on  ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum 2015 (ACSC/ APF 2015)

January 27-28: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Retreat

January 28-30: 8th ASEAN Microscopy Conference (AMC8)

January 31: 117th ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) Council Meeting

For the full timetable of ASEAN Meetings in 2015, please see the official ASEAN Notional Calendar.


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