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29 September 2022

13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting and 37th AUN-BOT Meeting successfully held in Vientiane, Lao PDR

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
The 37th ASEAN University Network Board of Trustees Meeting and the 13th ASEAN University Network Rectors’ Meeting, hosted by the National University of Laos and co-hosted by AUN Secretariat, were held on 27 - 28 September 2022 in Vientiane, Laos PDR. During the 13th AUN Rectors’ Meeting, 11 Presidents, Rectors, Vice Chancellors, and more than 50 representatives from 28 AUN Member Universities across 10 ASEAN Countries participated in the Meeting to discuss and share their good practices, analyses, initiatives, and recommendations on AUN-related projects, programs, and activities.
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11 August 2022

AUN-QA’s Official Meetings in Viet Nam Series #1: Ministry of Education and Training

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
On the morning of 20 July 2022, the official meeting was held between the AUN-QA team led by Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti, the Executive Director of the AUN, and the guest of honour – Assoc. Prof. Hoang Minh Son, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education and Training, alongside the representatives from Higher Education Department and Viet Nam Education Management Agency (VQA) under the Ministry.
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4 August 2022

AUN-QA’s meetings with stakeholders: Exploring current QA prospects in Viet Nam

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Chanya Chinsukserm, AUN Programme Officer
As the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) issued the Decision on recognising quality assurance activities of the AUN-QA in Vietnam, the AUN-QA has taken the opportunity to organise official on-site meetings with stakeholder organisations and partnered universities in Vietnam during 17 - 22 July 2022. The objective of this visit was to discuss the prospects of QA direction, share recent updates on QA development in the ASEAN region, and discuss further on possible collaboration in Viet Nam.
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30 June 2022

Announcing ASEAN Representatives for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit!

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
The application process for 2022 ASEAN-Korea Youth Summit has been closed! Thank you so much for the overwhelming interest and support for this huge platform to connect young talents and representatives from Korea and the ASEAN region. You can find the listing of successful ASEAN representatives to this year's Summit here.
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18 May 2022

AUN-QA and MyQAN connect in promoting Higher Education quality assurance in Malaysia

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Noppanun Sookping, AUN Programme Officer
AUN-QA, in collaboration with MyQAN, organised “AUN-QA An Introduction of Potentials and Prospects” virtually on 12 May 2022, 9.00-10.30 AM (GMT+7). The event garnered 61 attendees from MyQAN Member universities, public and private universities in Malaysia.
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29 September 2022

The Ethics of Environmental Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis

Environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation are crucial for the livelihoods of all citizens of ASEAN countries. Our current and future leaders ought to find the balance between socioeconomic development and the protection of remaining natural resources. The global conversation surrounding our climate laws and regulations now must center on disasters, displacement, and mitigation. The ethics webinar offered a platform for the contemplation of the ethical responsibility of environmental sustainability and a deep reflection on the current systems of production that produces such crises.
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8 September 2022

7th ECAAR Dialogues Webinar: ASEAN Master Students and Thought Leaders convened to discuss the value of biodiversity in the ASEAN region and how sustainable business practices be adapted to benefit both ecosystem and workforce

On 6 September 2022, the 7th iteration of the ECAAR Dialogues webinar series was conducted under the theme “Sustainability and Biodiversity: Emerging Ethics”. The webinar focused on the important ethical issues that must be prioritised to protect the ever-changing ASEAN landscape for current and future generations to enjoy. The webinar concluded with the successful participation of more than 380 attendees through Zoom platform.
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27 April 2022

In the name of Democracy: Southeast Asia's struggle on freedom and ethics

The discussion by two Nobel Laureates and Thought Leaders throughout the webinar the 6th ECAAR Dialogues Webinar left many of us ponder more about the ethics of freedom and democracy in Southeast Asia. To contribute to the conversation, Ms. Hannah Louise Dimayuga, AUN Intern, would like to share her thoughts and reflection on the region's struggle to promote ethics and freedom.
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22 December 2021

ASEAN thought leaders weigh in on how we can build a better, human-centric workplace

ASEAN, one of the most diverse regions in the world, is in a unique position of facing developmental challenges in an evenly developed region while also having to answer sociocultural challenges posed by contemporary society. As part of the ongoing ECAAR Dialogue webinar series, a diverse group of thought leaders from multiple sectors, generations, and sociocultural backgrounds were invited to speak on their unique experience of the ASEAN workplace and the challenges it currently faces.
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16 December 2021

“Ensuring Quality during Challenging Times” – A SHARE-NUS Seminar

AUN Executive Director, Dr. Choltis Dhirathiti was part of the panel discussion for the “Ensuring Quality during Challenging Times” – A SHARE-NUS Seminar organized by the European Union Support to Higher Education in ASEAN Region and in collaboration with National University of Singapore.
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16 December 2021

Insights on the importance of university associations in internationalization shared at UKM Global Webinar Series #4

Supported by Toshiba International Foundation, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia recently organized the UKM Global Webinar Series titled The Importance of Associations in the Internationalization Strategies of Universities on 22 November 2021. The event allowed participants to gain insights on the experience of higher educations institutions in Malaysia and Japan who are a part of international associations.