Date： January 10, 2015
Lecture theme ：”Building ASEAN Community” – ASEAN’s Centrality –
Speaker：Songkane Luangmuninthone, Director of Trade and Investment Division, ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE
Participants ：18 students (from Saitama University , etc.)
Tourism & Exchange Div., the ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE delivered the lecture at the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, inviting Japanese students and foreign students studying in Japan. The lecture was delivered as part of the special lectures, “Understanding Japan Ⅱ-Cultural Perspectives” which was co-organized by Saitama University and Saitama Prefecture. The theme was “Building ASEAN Community”. Mr. Songkane Luangmuninthone, Director of Trade and Investment Division, lectured on ASEAN’s Centrality, Geopolitics of ASEAN, and ASEAN’s future challenges based on Unity in Diversity. The students showed keen interest in ASEAN’s decision-making process comparing with EU’s case.
The lecture was delivered in English. The students asked questions actively about ASEAN’s efforts for redressing intra-regional disparities.