The ASEAN Summit is a biannual meeting held by the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in relation to economic, political, security, and socio-cultural development of Southeast Asian countries. In addition, it serves as a prominent regional and international (worldwide) conference, with world leaders attending its related summits and meetings to discuss various Genre: Diplomatic conference.
The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a regional forum held annually by leaders of, initially, 16 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian, and South Asian regions, based on the ASEAN Plus Six mechanism.Membership expanded to 18 countries including Russia and the United States at the Sixth EAS in 2011. Since its establishment, ASEAN has held the central role and leadership in the forum.
Speech by Haruhiko Kuroda, President of Asian Development Bank, at the 4th East Asia Summit — “Crisis Opportunities and ADB’s Role”, Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 October 2009 Remarks by H.E. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, on the Occasion of the Inaugural Ceremony of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission.
Joint Press Statement of the 4th East Asia Summit on the Revival of Nalanda University, Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 October 2009; Speech by Haruhiko Kuroda, President of Asian Development Bank, at the 4th East Asia Summit, Cha-am Hua Hin, Thailand, 25 October 2009; Joint Media Statement of the AEM+6 Working Lunch, Bangkok, 15 August 2009.