Plan of motion to implement the ASEAN-United Kingdom Dialogue Partnership (2022 to 2026) – GOV.UK

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This Plan of Motion (POA) guides the implementation of the objectives and goals of the ASEAN-United Kingdom (UK) Dialogue Partnership.
Constructing on the UK’s longstanding relations with ASEAN, the conferment of ASEAN Dialogue Partnership to the UK in August 2021 will additional complement efforts to strengthen the ties between ASEAN and the UK. ASEAN and the UK are dedicated to additional deepening relations in all pillars of cooperation via the implementation of this POA. The UK may also proceed to help ASEAN integration in addition to efforts in realising the ASEAN Imaginative and prescient 2025: Forging Forward Collectively for a politically cohesive, economically built-in, socially accountable, and a really people-oriented, people-centred and rules-based ASEAN, together with by narrowing the event hole inside and between ASEAN Member States, enhancing ASEAN Connectivity and enhancing the UK’s engagement with ASEAN in numerous present fora and mechanisms.
A shared dedication to uphold rules comparable to ASEAN Centrality and unity, openness, transparency, inclusivity, cohesiveness, resilience, rules-based frameworks, respect for sovereignty and worldwide legislation, and good governance, also needs to information cooperation between ASEAN and the UK. ASEAN and the UK are additionally dedicated to strengthen cooperation and coordination in addressing rising regional and international challenges of widespread curiosity over the subsequent 5 years, together with tackling the pressing problem of local weather change.
The Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia to which UK acceded on 3 July 2012 and the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP), adopted on the thirty fourth ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, can serve to information the cooperation between ASEAN and the UK via the prevailing ASEAN-led mechanisms within the 4 key areas outlined within the AOIP, specifically (i) maritime cooperation, (ii) connectivity, (iii) UN Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs) 2030, and (iv) financial and different doable areas of cooperation to contribute to peace, prosperity and growth within the area.
ASEAN and the UK hereby endeavour to pursue cooperation within the following precedence areas via the corresponding actions, in conformity with their obligations beneath worldwide legislation and in accordance with their respective home legal guidelines, laws and insurance policies.
1.1.1. Promote shared values and norms in addition to rules of worldwide legislation governing the pleasant conduct of relations amongst states; together with these enshrined within the ASEAN Constitution and the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC), to contribute in the direction of sustaining and selling peace, safety and stability within the area and past.
1.1.2. Assist the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP), and its rules whereas noting the UK’s tilt in the direction of the Indo-Pacific, a key consequence of the 2021 UK Built-in Assessment of Safety, Defence, Improvement and Overseas Coverage.
1.1.3. Develop and strengthen the mechanisms for session and cooperation between ASEAN and the UK, together with convening common ASEAN Publish Ministerial Convention with the UK (PMC+1), ASEAN-UK Senior Officers’ Assembly, and the ASEAN-UK Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) Assembly.
1.1.4. Promote two-way Ministerial visits and encourage inter- Parliamentary dialogue and cooperation to boost the profile of ASEAN-UK relations.
1.1.5. Strengthen cooperation and mutual help in regional and multilateral fora, together with the Asia-Europe Assembly (ASEM) and G20.
1.1.6. Deepen cooperation on the United Nations on problems with mutual curiosity and customary concern, inter alia, UN reform, issues affecting worldwide peace and safety, promotion of fine governance, human rights and democracy, counter-terrorism, setting and local weather motion, and on the Sustainable Improvement Targets.
1.1.7. Deepen defence and safety relationships between ASEAN Member States and the UK while supporting ASEAN Centrality via common exchanges and dialogue, determine mutually helpful capability constructing alternatives, and discover UK engagement with ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Assembly Plus (ADMM-Plus), together with the place UK can add worth to ADMM-Plus Skilled Working Teams via proposed observer programmes.
1.1.8. Promote shared values and norms, together with these enshrined within the ASEAN Constitution, via our defence and safety partnership.
1.1.9. Assist the open, clear, inclusive, and rules-based ASEAN– led regional structure and welcome the curiosity of the UK in furthering engagement with the area via all ASEAN-led processes.
1.2.1. Improve cooperation to help ASEAN’s efforts in peace and reconciliation within the area together with the implementation of the Ladies, Peace and Safety agenda, via related mechanisms, and help ASEAN Member States within the implementation of their respective Ladies, Peace and Safety nationwide motion plans the place applicable.
1.2.2. Collaborate to help ladies as peacebuilders and mediators, in addition to help ladies’s rights organisations to have interaction in peace efforts together with via exploring cooperation with the ASEAN Ladies for Peace Registry (AWPR) per its phrases of reference.
1.2.3. Discover cooperation with the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN-IPR), in accordance with its Phrases of Reference (TOR).
1.2.4. Promote the significant participation and management of younger ladies in peace and safety efforts, together with peace processes, and discover cooperation on the Youth, Peace and Safety (YPS) agenda within the area.
1.2.5. Encourage sharing of finest practices and experiences amongst ASEAN Member States and the UK on the subjects of gender-sensitive peace-building battle decision and reconciliation by peaceable means, based mostly on shared curiosity, constructive engagement, and mutual profit, together with via workshops, seminars and different consultations in relation to the mentioned matter.
1.3.1. Discover cooperation with the ASEAN Ministerial Assembly on Transnational Crime (AMMTC), comparable to via common consultations in addition to cooperation initiatives and actions which help the implementation of present Work Programmes and Work Plans.
1.3.2. Proceed to help ASEAN, together with via the ASEAN Plan of Motion to Stop and Counter the Rise of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (Bali Work Plan) 2019-2025 within the implementation of the ASEAN Conference on Counter Terrorism (ACCT) to disrupt terrorist exercise via capability constructing, exchanging finest apply and knowledge sharing.
1.3.3. Proceed to help ASEAN within the implementation of the ASEAN Conference towards Trafficking in Individuals (ACTIP).
1.3.4. Work collectively to strengthen partnerships to forestall slavery and human trafficking in provide chains and prosecute offenders, strengthen public outreach, preventive measures, and identification, safety and reintegration of victims of slavery and human trafficking, together with via the participation of non-governmental organisations and different related stakeholders in society.
1.3.5. Encourage coaching centres in ASEAN and the UK to boost the event of human, institutional, and forensic capacities of legislation enforcement, investigation and monetary intelligence companies via know-how switch, coaching programmes, and change of finest practices.
1.3.6. Improve regional cooperation and construct ASEAN Member States’ capacities to detect, stop and repress illicit trafficking of wildlife and timber pursuant to the Conference on Worldwide Commerce in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora and different related conference and agreements.
1.3.7. Promote cooperation to deal with humanitarian features of landmines and different explosive remnants of struggle (ERW) points within the area, together with supporting landmine and ERW clearance, the supply of explosive ordinance threat schooling, and the event of nationwide capability to handle mine motion, in addition to recognising the work of the ASEAN Regional Mine Motion Centre (ARMAC) on these issues.
1.3.8. Work collectively to strengthen understanding of the transnational organised crime threats; construct home and regional capabilities, and improve ASEAN-UK cooperation in mutual precedence risk areas to forestall and deal with these threats.
1.3.9. Promote joint cooperation on addressing the irregular actions and legal facilitation of individuals, whereas additionally figuring out alternatives to advertise authorized routes and finest practices for migration.
1.3.10. Work collectively to strengthen responses to baby sexual exploitation and abuse – together with by legislation enforcement and the non-public sector – via coverage, operational and programmatic channels, at bilateral and multilateral ranges.
1.3.11. Decide to strengthening INTERPOL towards abuse and promote sturdy, clear governance of INTERPOL methods to help legislation enforcement goals and shared public security.
1.4.1. Underline the significance of the respect for the rule of legislation, sovereignty and territorial integrity of States, maritime safety and security, freedom of navigation and overflight, peaceable decision of disputes, in accordance with the universally recognised rules of worldwide legislation, together with the 1982 United Nations Conference on the Regulation of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the related requirements and beneficial practices by the Worldwide Civil Aviation Group (ICAO) and the Worldwide Maritime Group (IMO).
1.4.2. Promote deeper understanding of the 1982 United Nations Conference on the Regulation of the Sea (UNCLOS) together with via workshops, seminars and dialogues, whereas emphasising that UNCLOS is the idea for figuring out maritime entitlements, sovereign rights and jurisdiction in respect of maritime zones, and UNCLOS offers the great authorized framework inside which all actions within the oceans and seas have to be carried out.
1.4.3. Promote maritime safety capability constructing efforts, together with on multilateral maritime legislation enforcement, via the supply of regional programs, workshops and different information change mechanisms to strengthen maritime cooperation, together with on combating transnational crime.
1.4.4. Encourage collaborative actions/programmes between ASEAN and UK maritime establishments and different associated establishments on the realm of marine science.
1.4.5. Promote cooperation and dialogue in areas comparable to security of navigation and communication at sea, maritime safety, growing resilience and capability to advertise the 1982 UN Conference on the Regulation of the Sea (UNCLOS), maritime area consciousness, constructing regional networks of maritime experience and inspiring maritime cooperation in multilateral establishments, in session with the related sectoral our bodies.
1.4.6. Assist the safety, restoration and sustainable administration of the marine setting by supporting the event and implementation of an formidable and transformative post-2020 World Biodiversity Framework beneath the Conference on Organic Range, together with the goal to guard a minimum of 30% of the worldwide ocean by 2030, and selling concerted worldwide motion to fight unlawful, unreported, and unregulated fishing.
1.4.7. Promote cooperation and dialogue in areas comparable to conservation of the marine setting, and encourage change of expertise, information and experience within the sustainable administration of marine sources.
1.4.8. Discover alternatives to collaborate on maritime safety throughout the framework of the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP).
1.4.9. Promote cooperation in maritime security and search and rescue (SAR), together with by exchanging finest practices on the implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on Cooperation in Search and Rescue of Individuals and Vessels in Misery at Sea, via actions comparable to change of data, technological cooperation and change of visits of related ASEAN and UK officers.
1.5.1. Assist efforts to advertise and shield human rights and elementary freedoms in ASEAN in accordance with the Common Declaration of Human Rights, the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD) and the Phnom Penh Assertion on the Adoption of AHRD, and related regional and worldwide human rights devices to which all ASEAN Member States are Events.
1.5.2. Promote cooperation and knowledge sharing between the UK and the ASEAN Intergovernmental Fee on Human Rights (AICHR), the ASEAN Fee on the Promotion and Safety of the Rights of Ladies and Kids (ACWC), and the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Safety and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Staff (ACMW).
1.5.3. Assist the promotion and safety of human rights and elementary freedoms in ASEAN via regional dialogues, seminars and workshops, schooling and consciousness elevating actions, change of finest practices, and different capability constructing initiatives.
1.5.4. Promote the cooperation between ASEAN and the UK via sharing of expertise, information, and finest practices and different capability constructing initiatives to advertise and help efforts in strengthening democracy, good governance, and rule of legislation.
1.5.5. Assist the promotion of fine governance rules and innovation in public service administration in the direction of resilient, citizen-centric, accountable and future-ready authorities establishments, together with via cooperation with ASEAN Cooperation on Civil Service Issues (ACCSM).
1.5.6. Promote dialogue, consultations, and partnership amongst related stakeholders in authorities and society to foster and allow new concepts, ideas and strategies with a view to enhancing clear, accountable, participatory and efficient governance.
1.5.7. Promote cooperation within the implementation of the United Nations Conference Towards Corruption, promote dialogue on implementing helpful possession transparency (BOT) within the area and be certain that corruption prevention is built-in into sector priorities together with local weather, vitality, extractives, well being and humanitarian.
1.6.1. Assist ASEAN’s efforts to protect Southeast Asia as a Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone and freed from all different weapons of mass destruction as enshrined within the Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (SEANWFZ Treaty) and the ASEAN Constitution.
1.6.2. Improve cooperation with the ASEAN Member States and the UK on disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in addition to arms management points. Discover alternatives to deepen collaboration throughout the frameworks of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), the Organic and Toxin Weapons Conference, and the Chemical Weapons Conference.
1.6.3. Proceed the efforts of States Events to the Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone and the NPT Nuclear Weapon States to resolve the excellent points regarding the signing and ratifying of the Protocol to that Treaty.
1.6.4. Improve our cooperation on issues associated to the peaceable makes use of of nuclear know-how and on enhancing nuclear security, safety and safeguards, in keeping with IAEA requirements and tips.
1.6.5. Work collectively to strengthen the regimes that regulate the switch of standard weapons and ammunition, stopping illicit transfers, diversion or destabilising accumulations, and enhance the protection and safety of stockpiles.
1.6.6. Promote accountable behaviour and transparency with a view to enhance confidence and to advertise non-proliferation of ballistic missiles able to delivering weapons of mass destruction.
1.6.7. Discover methods to form the worldwide debate on accountable civilian and navy use of latest applied sciences.
1.6.8. Additional improve efforts to fight the chance of non-state actors buying Chemical, Organic, Radiological and/or Nuclear (CBRN) know-how for the needs of terrorism and malicious actions.
1.6.9. Discover alternatives for collaboration between UK and ASEAN on countering CBR threats, such because the UK’s Defence CBRN Centre and the Community of ASEAN CBR Defence Skilled, in addition to to discover collaboration on export management insurance policies and selling efforts to counter malicious actions aimed toward financing the event of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
2.1.1. Assist the implementation of the ASEAN-UK Joint Ministerial Declaration on Future Financial Cooperation with a view to improve ASEAN-UK financial engagement and help the ASEAN Financial Neighborhood’s objectives, together with the ASEAN Financial Ministers-UK Session.
2.1.2. Proceed cooperation to boost regional growth and prosperity by selling an open, free, inclusive, non-discriminatory, rules-based, clear, predictable, and secure multilateral buying and selling system that operates in keeping with WTO guidelines and agreements.
2.1.3. Proceed to help ASEAN financial integration and capability constructing initiatives, together with on monetary integration via initiatives that promote higher monetary stability and strengthen the capability of monetary regulators, in addition to the complete and efficient implementation of the second section of ASEAN Financial Neighborhood (AEC) Blueprint 2025 and preparation for the Publish-2025, in addition to the ASEAN Complete Restoration Framework (ACRF) and its Implementation Plan.
2.1.4. Discover help in implementing the ASEAN Sectoral Mutual Recognition Association for Inspection and Certification Techniques on Meals Hygiene for Ready Foodstuff Merchandise via technical help and capability constructing programmes.
2.1.5. Strengthen coordination and cooperation on G20 priorities, together with, the place applicable, supporting the continued participation of the ASEAN Chair in G20 Summits and its associated Conferences.
2.1.6. Assist ASEAN’s efforts on regulatory enchancment via technical help, financial cooperation, change of finest practices, data sharing and capability constructing and coaching.
2.1.7. Proceed strengthening ASEAN-UK provide chains, notably for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), to contribute to inclusive and sustainable progress between ASEAN and the UK.
2.1.8. Work cooperatively on the operationalisation of the ASEAN-UK Digital Innovation Partnership to advertise higher digital connectivity, cross-border digital commerce, and inclusive financial progress by supporting the event, adoption and use of worldwide requirements.
2.1.9. Improve technical help to the Customs Working Teams together with via trainings and/or workshops to strengthen the capability of customs officers.
2.1.10. Promote ASEAN-UK cooperation in standardisation to facilitate the commerce and funding between ASEAN Member States and the UK.
2.1.11. Assist the ASEAN Mental Property (IP) Rights Motion Plan 2016-2025 that identifies strategic objectives and initiatives that can contribute to the collective transformation of ASEAN into an revolutionary and aggressive area via the usage of IP.
2.1.12. Discover establishing an ASEAN-UK dialogue on ladies’s empowerment for social and financial inclusion.
2.2.1. Proceed common dialogues and consultations between ASEAN Financial Ministers and the UK Secretary of State for Worldwide Commerce and their Senior Officers to discover and realise methods to additional deepen commerce and funding ties in areas of mutual curiosity.
2.2.2. Proceed strengthening cooperation in areas of mutual curiosity on the regional and multilateral ranges to create extra commerce and funding alternatives.
2.2.3. Discover alternatives to construct on two-way commerce and financial engagement, and in keeping with COP26 commitments, facilitate commerce that promotes sustainable and inclusive growth and a simply transition, together with by enhancing non-public sector engagement between ASEAN Member States and the UK and establishing applicable frameworks for mutual prosperity via a deeper commerce and funding relationship, together with by selling common change of data between related establishments.
2.2.4. Collectively work to keep up and strengthen commerce hyperlinks via the opening of our markets and facilitating the sleek circulate of products and companies, together with via the removing of pointless commerce obstacles which can be inconsistent with World Commerce Group (WTO) guidelines.
2.2.5. Trade data on the funding setting and funding alternatives between ASEAN and the UK, and share experiences and finest practices in funding promotion.
2.2.6. Strengthen the function of public-private sector partnership to encourage the rise exports of products and companies in addition to promote commerce and funding between ASEAN and the UK which incorporates supporting collaboration, for instance between the UK-ASEAN Enterprise Council and the ASEAN Enterprise Advisory Council and energetic participation within the Joint Enterprise Council, within the precedence areas specified within the ASEAN-UK Joint Ministerial Declaration on Future Financial Cooperation together with provide chains, digital innovation, sustainable progress, infrastructure growth and MSME growth.
2.2.7. Cooperate to raised perceive and strengthen the resilience, sustainability and diversification of provide chains between our respective economies.
2.3.1. Assist regional monetary growth and integration, and resilience of the general monetary system, via deepening the understanding of capital market growth in ASEAN Member States together with the usage of inexperienced and transition bonds, and strengthening the capability of ASEAN monetary regulators within the areas of monetary inclusion, sustainable finance, digital finance, and cross border funds and remittance companies.
2.3.2. Promote an elevated circulate of high-quality sustainable finance, together with non-public sector funding, to help inexperienced, clear, inclusive progress and resilient infrastructure, together with to cut back the vulnerability of low-lying and coastal areas.
2.3.3. Develop use of internationally-recognised funding requirements to make sure that infrastructure pipelines entice worldwide buyers, whereas persevering with engagement to enhance the standard and environmental, social and governance (ESG) requirements of funding selections.
2.3.4. Assist the financing of sustainable infrastructure initiatives involving UK content material within the ASEAN area by utilizing sovereign backed lending and ensures provided by the UK Export Finance (UKEF).
2.3.5. Strengthen the cooperation together with via information sharing and capability constructing, on side of digital financial system together with FinTech and monetary inclusion.
2.3.6. Present help to develop capability in sustainable monetary companies sectors in ASEAN.
2.3.7. Trade data and help capability constructing in monetary companies digitalisation.
2.3.8. Assist the preparation of sustainable infrastructure mission pipelines, comparable to scoping research, pre-feasibility research, and mission preparation, together with via the ASEAN-UK Sustainable Infrastructure Course.
2.3.9. Work cooperatively with Asian Improvement Financial institution to boost the efficient operation of the ASEAN Inexperienced Restoration Platform and ASEAN Catalytic Inexperienced Finance Facility, and strengthen help of the UK to ASEAN on mobilising inexperienced finance for climate-resilient and environmentally sustainable infrastructure initiatives and inexperienced vitality transformation in ASEAN, to advertise implementation of the UN Sustainable Targets 2030.
2.4.1. Assist the implementation of the strategic objectives recognized within the ASEAN Strategic Motion Plan on SME Improvement (SAP SMED) 2016-2025 and combine inclusive enterprise approaches in its implementation, and have interaction the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on MSMEs (ACCMSME) for dialogues, initiatives and actions in areas of mutual curiosity.
2.5.1. Assist ASEAN within the acceleration of ASEAN’s digital transformation agenda as espoused within the ASEAN Leaders’ Assertion on Advancing Digital Transformation in ASEAN, and the Bandar Seri Begawan Roadmap: An ASEAN Digital Transformation Agenda to Speed up ASEAN’s Financial Restoration and Digital Economic system Integration (BSBR).
2.5.2. Promote digital cooperation and share finest practices and knowledge on knowledge safety, rising digital applied sciences and digital connectivity in help of the implementation of the ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025 (ADM2025) and its successor paperwork.
2.5.3. Promote sustainable and inclusive financial progress and prosperity via growing digital commerce, entrepreneurship, getting ready MSMEs for digital transformation, selling interoperability and safety throughout digital companies in ASEAN and creating a digital- prepared workforce outfitted for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
2.5.4. Improve cooperation on digital integration, together with e-commerce and digital commerce, in help of the implementation of the ASEAN Settlement on Digital Commerce, the ASEAN Digital Integration Framework Motion Plan (DIFAP) 2019-2025, ASEAN Digital Masterplan 2025 (ADMM2025), and the Bandar Seri Begawan Roadmap: ASEAN Digital Transformation Agenda to Speed up ASEAN’s Financial Restoration and Digital Economic system Integration (BSBR).
2.5.5. Discover the change of finest practices and doable dialogue about the opportunity of interoperability of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) with UK’s Nationwide Single Window, which is able to scale back commerce transactions prices by enabling the change of digital commerce paperwork.
2.5.6. Deepen cooperation with ASEAN via our ASEAN-UK Digital Innovation Partnership to help our shared financial restoration, digital inclusion, and digital transformation ambitions.
2.6.1. Discover capability constructing and exchanges within the area of tourism and hospitality particularly within the space of Digital Tourism, eco-tourism and the event of different tourism-related companies, to facilitate the implementation of the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Association on Tourism Professionals (MRA-TP).
2.6.2. Promote the vacationer flows and discover joint tourism cooperation between ASEAN and the UK via sharing of finest practices within the growth of sustainable tourism, change of data on tourism statistics and funding alternative.
2.6.3. Encourage the participation of enterprise communities and different tourism segments in journey marts; MICE (Conferences, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions); and tourism festivals each in ASEAN and the UK.
2.6.4. Improve cooperation between ASEAN and the UK and its journey {industry} to advertise protected tourism and safety.
2.7.1. Discover cooperation to advertise a simply vitality transition and safety via regional energy integration, know-how switch, collaboration to stabilise unstable vitality market to make sure affordability and safety and the event of reasonably priced, environmentally sustainable, renewable, various, and low-carbon vitality sources in addition to promotion of fresh and low-carbon vitality applied sciences and vitality effectivity and conservation practices.
2.7.2. Discover the appliance of rising decarbonisation applied sciences together with low carbon hydrogen, superior civil nuclear and carbon seize and storage (CCS) applied sciences as a number of the key enablers to Internet Zero transition plans, which is able to scale back environmental and local weather change impacts.
2.7.3. Assist ASEAN in implementing the important thing methods of the seven (7) Programme Areas of the ASEAN Plan of Motion on Vitality Cooperation (APAEC) Section II: 2021-2025 and its successor, in addition to the actions recognized within the Bandar Seri Begawan Joint Declaration of the thirty ninth ASEAN Ministers on Vitality Assembly on Vitality Safety and Vitality Transition, with a view to facilitate ASEAN’s objectives on decarbonisation and vitality transition within the area, underpinning efficient supply of related worldwide agreements and declarations, together with the Glasgow Local weather Pact.
2.7.4. Discover collaboration to understand the ASEAN Energy Grid (APG) multilateral energy commerce and higher integration of renewables into the grid.
2.7.5. Collaborate on simply transition insurance policies to make sure that employees and communities usually are not left behind, in keeping with the Worldwide Labour Group’s (ILO) Tips for a Simply Transition.
2.7.6. In accordance with guaranteeing a simply transition and the ILO Structure and the ILO Declaration on Basic Rules and Rights at Work, the UK and ASEAN Member States shall respect, promote, and realise in its legal guidelines the basic rules and rights at work.
2.8.1. Promote nearer cooperation in key areas of mutual curiosity in agriculture sector together with meals safety and meals security, local weather sensible agriculture, sustainable agriculture and forestry, and selling the usage of digital applied sciences in agricultural manufacturing.
2.8.2. Discover collaboration to advertise the implementation of the Imaginative and prescient and Strategic Plan for ASEAN Cooperation in Meals, Agriculture and Forestry 2016-2025 and different regional initiatives, in addition to related worldwide commitments and declarations, together with COP26 commitments.
2.8.3. Assist initiatives and related actions beneath the ASEAN Community for Combating Unlawful, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (AN-IUU) together with via capability constructing in related areas.
2.8.4. Construct capability to advertise nature-based options, ecosystem-based approaches, and funding in pure capital which is able to present entry factors to resilient livelihoods and sustainable adaptation.
2.9.1. Encourage cooperation and cross-sectoral collaboration between ASEAN and the UK in science, know-how and innovation, together with however not restricted to creating connections between researchers and innovators and joint analysis initiatives; help implementation of the ASEAN Plan of Motion on Science, Expertise and Innovation (APASTI) 2016-2025.
2.9.2. Strengthen engagement on science and know-how on regional priorities comparable to well being, local weather adaptation, resilience, vitality transition and agriculture to drive growth impression.
2.9.3. Search alternatives to strengthen analysis and innovation methods and help researchers and entrepreneurs, enhance the mobility of scientists, and collectively construct the capability of establishments and nationwide ecosystems.
2.9.4. Trade information on requirements, laws and norms round science and know-how.
2.9.5. Encourage cooperation and cross-sectoral collaboration in multilateral environmental agreements and involvement in intergovernmental science-policy panels.
3.1.1. Assist the implementation of the ASEAN Settlement on Catastrophe Administration and Emergency Response (AADMER) Work Programme for 2021-2025 and its successor doc, the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Help on catastrophe administration (AHA Centre)’s ongoing initiatives, and discover different areas of collaboration.
3.1.2. Strengthen humanitarian help and catastrophe reduction (HADR) cooperation via ASEAN-led mechanisms to advertise efficient HADR within the area and past.
3.2.1. Strengthen engagement between UK and ASEAN schooling establishments, workers and college students, together with via scholarships, such because the Chevening scholarships and the British Council.
3.2.2. Assist the growth of entry to high quality English language, science, and arithmetic instruction in primary schooling, together with via coaching academics, creating English language, science, and arithmetic curriculum, and sharing of finest practices in instructing and evaluation practices.
3.2.3. Discover growth {of professional} qualification recognition preparations by studying from worldwide finest practices.
3.2.4. Discover initiatives that search to advertise data sharing, data and digital accessibility for all, and capability constructing to boost media and knowledge literacy, promote peace schooling, and fight disinformation.
3.2.5. Improve inclusiveness and high quality of early childhood care and growth (ECCD), major, secondary, Technical and Vocational Schooling Coaching (TVET) and better schooling via coverage boards, analysis, and sharing of finest practices with regard to schooling curricula and syllabuses, instructing pedagogies and competency evaluation, useful resource growth, together with baby safety methods and measures.
3.2.6. Discover cooperation between the ASEAN TVET Council and the UK to help ASEAN’s efforts in harmonising TVET and human useful resource growth initiatives within the area.
3.2.7. Present help for coaching actions, in cooperation with ASEAN digital schooling platform suppliers, to reskill and upskill the related workforce to assist them benefit from the digital transformation.
3.2.8. Encourage the change and mobility of scientists and researchers and encourage conducting joint analysis initiatives in ASEAN and the UK.
3.2.9. Work collaboratively to change data and technical experience on the event of occupational requirements to satisfy the demand of native and regional labour markets.
3.2.10. Convene coverage dialogues and fora on bettering the capability of the upper schooling sector on {industry} engagement, change data and finest practices on strengthening industry-academe and authorities linkages, and discover cooperation on worldwide increased schooling and {industry} partnerships.
3.2.11. Improve coverage cooperation and dialogue on primary and tertiary schooling, contributing to the ASEAN Work Plan on Schooling 2021- 2025, specializing in: offering inclusivity and elevating schooling requirements so that each one younger individuals are ready with the information, expertise and educational {qualifications} they want, and bettering the talents pipeline.
3.2.12. Strengthen and help the event of lasting partnerships throughout the breadth of the schooling sector, and nearer collaboration in worldwide mobility and change.
3.3.1. Promote higher cultural understanding and consciousness between ASEAN and the UK. Strengthen cooperation on heritage, sport and inventive entrepreneurship and international competitiveness, together with the change of public coverage expertise and experience.
3.3.2. Encourage ASEAN-UK youth dialogue, change, entrepreneurship and management.
3.3.3. Promote deeper people-to-people linkages, together with via media, sports activities for growth and peace (SDP), and coaching programmes, arts and cultural change, together with via the ASEAN Basis.
3.3.4. Promote higher participation of the youth in growth via volunteering, together with the ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme, and different neighborhood constructing actions in ASEAN Member States or within the UK.
3.3.5. Assist the event of statistical experiences and different evidence-based references on the state of youth growth and sports activities’ contribution to growth outcomes in ASEAN.
3.3.6. Assist growth in sports activities via collaborative and moral analysis, knowledge-exchange and different related actions.
3.3.7. Encourage cooperation and collaboration on insurance policies governing arts and tradition, together with tangible and intangible heritage to foster understanding, appreciation, and applicable administration and preservation of tradition, historical past and literature.
3.3.8. Promote the change of experience and finest practices amongst revolutionary artists and cultural personnel to stimulate their inventive and entrepreneurial expertise to help the event of a inventive financial system.
3.3.9. Discover alternatives to help ASEAN’s implementation of the Declaration on a Tradition of Prevention for a Peaceable, Inclusive, Resilient, Wholesome and Harmonious Society, together with via youth engagement.
3.3.10. Strengthen inventive entrepreneurship and international competitiveness by constructing networks, supporting collaboration and creating markets in inventive industries.
3.3.11. Deepen cooperation and public consciousness in sports activities together with by sharing finest apply, experience and analysis.
3.4.1. Promote cooperation and have interaction related stakeholders to help social inclusion and promote cohesive and multicultural societies.
3.4.2. Assist, the place applicable, the implementation of the ASEAN Consensus on the Safety and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Staff and its corresponding motion plan via cooperation with the ACMW, the implementation of the ASEAN Roadmap on Elimination of Worst Types of Youngster Labour by 2025, the Regional Plan of Motion on Implementing the ASEAN Declaration on the Rights of Kids within the Context of Migration in addition to the Regional Plan of Motion for the Safety of Kids from all Types of On-line Exploitation and Abuse in ASEAN.
3.4.3. Collaborate throughout the breadth of ASEAN’s pillars, to advertise and shield the rights of ladies and youngsters, promote gender equality and girls’s empowerment, together with via gender-responsive governance and management to extend ladies management and significant participation in coverage and decision-making in any respect ranges.
3.4.4. Elevate the profile of ladies’s financial empowerment as a robust driver of financial progress, together with via “Ladies in Enterprise”, entrepreneurship, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), social enterprises, inventive financial system and in digital financial system.
3.4.5. Combine gender equality in related actions and promote gender mainstreaming in ASEAN-UK cooperation to help the ASEAN Committee on Ladies (ACW) Work Plans and Strategic Framework.
3.4.6. Present technical help to help programmes and initiatives for susceptible and marginalised teams.
3.4.7. Promote and shield the rights of individuals with disabilities through actions in keeping with the ASEAN Enabling Masterplan 2025: Mainstreaming the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities within the ASEAN Neighborhood and the work of the Community of Specialists on Inclusive Entrepreneurship for ASEAN.
3.4.8. Have interaction related stakeholders and change finest practices to help the ASEAN Declaration on Strengthening Social Safety and its Regional Framework and Motion Plan and the Ha Noi Declaration on Strengthening Social Work In direction of Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Neighborhood and its Roadmap in the direction of strengthening social service workforce within the area.
3.4.9. Discover cooperation in selling and defending the welfare of older individuals, and eliminating all types of maltreatment on the idea of previous age and gender together with via the equitable entry of older individuals to public companies, revenue technology, well being care companies, and efficient help methods in keeping with related regional and worldwide paperwork such because the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Ageing: Empowering Older Individuals in ASEAN and the Madrid Worldwide Plan of Motion on Ageing.
3.5.1. Collaborate and share data on precedence well being points, beneath the ASEAN Publish-2015 Well being Improvement Agenda (2021-2025) together with however not restricted to: selling wholesome existence, responding to all hazards and rising threats, strengthening well being methods and entry to care, and meals security, in coordination with related worldwide and regional companies.
3.5.2. Promote coordination and collaboration in sectors concerned in One Well being i.e., human, animal and environmental well being in addressing antimicrobial resistance, zoonotic ailments or different rising ailments.
3.5.3. Search to advertise collaboration in analysis and growth on precedence well being points recognized by ASEAN and the UK via its international analysis programmes, together with by enterprise joint analysis to deal with rising well being challenges such because the altering burden of illness, strengthening of well being methods, and higher stopping, detecting and responding to novel infectious ailments.
3.5.4. Trade understanding of and expertise in growth, analysis and approval of latest vaccines and therapeutics together with via public-private partnerships, topic to business and authorized agreements with third events, particularly within the case of pandemic conditions.
3.5.5. Promote cooperation between ASEAN and the UK well being methods and coordination on shared efforts to help Common Well being Protection and advance equitable well being outcomes.
3.5.6. Decide to maintain and consolidate partnerships to forestall, detect and reply to international well being safety threats, comparable to Antimicrobial Resistance and future epidemics, together with by constructing stronger illness surveillance methods, integrating studying from COVID-19 and creating public well being capabilities.
3.6.1. Promote biodiversity conservation and administration within the area, together with strengthening collaboration with the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) and ASEAN Member States and help the event and implementation of an formidable and transformational post-2020 international biodiversity framework.
3.6.2. Assist conservation and sustainable administration, together with the mitigation of and adaptation to the destructive impacts of local weather change on ASEAN’s terrestrial and marine setting specializing in the restoration of degraded, fragile, and susceptible ecosystems, comparable to forests.
3.6.3. Promote cooperation and mutual help on problems with air high quality and on the strengthening of help for ASEAN’s efforts within the full and efficient implementation of ASEAN Settlement on Transboundary Haze Air pollution, together with via exploring doable help on the institution and operationalisation of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Transboundary Haze Air pollution Management.
3.6.4. Advance cooperation in capability constructing and information sharing on environmental safety, biodiversity conservation and administration and the implementation of MEAs (UNFCCC, together with the Paris Settlement, CBD, SDGs, amongst others).
3.6.5. Strengthen collaboration with ASEAN Member States on built-in water sources administration via high-quality infrastructure growth and capability constructing to make sure the effectiveness and sustainability of water sources administration.
3.6.6. Discover alternatives for regional coordination and cooperation to deal with waste-related points masking circularity method, and the whole phases of worth chain, together with chemical waste, plastic waste and environment friendly waste administration.
3.6.7. Promote regional collaboration with an efficient holistic method to fight marine particles, in keeping with the Bangkok Declaration on Combating Marine Particles in ASEAN Area, the ASEAN Framework of Motion on Marine Particles, in addition to the ASEAN Regional Motion Plan for Combating Marine Particles within the ASEAN Member States.
3.6.8. Promote regional cooperation to implement the ASEAN Working Group on Local weather Change (AWGCC) Motion Plan, together with via the ASEAN Centre for Local weather Change, as soon as it’s established, and additional improve cooperation within the core areas recognized within the motion plan.
3.6.9. Pursue regional cooperation to advance local weather change adaptation and mitigation, together with via supporting communities and ecosystems to be adaptive and resilient, and decreasing greenhouse fuel emissions to transition into low carbon growth, amongst others by constructing on the UK’s ASEAN Low Carbon Vitality programme.
3.6.10. Promote prime quality, climate-resilient and inexperienced infrastructure growth together with via investments with participation by the non-public sector, as applicable, comparable to via public-private partnership (PPP) mechanisms.
3.6.11. Present help in the direction of ASEAN decarbonisation initiatives for the transition to Internet Zero, as an example, growth and implementation of the ASEAN Technique for Carbon Neutrality.
3.6.12. Strengthening help, capacity-building and cooperation to deal with rising international challenges related to local weather change, together with air pollution, excessive climate occasions comparable to storms and sluggish onset occasions.
3.6.13. Discover alternatives for collaborating on analysis and growth in local weather mitigation and adaptation, supporting innovation and exchanging technical experience, together with to allow efficient implementation of related worldwide commitments.
3.6.14. Construct government-to-business and business-to-business hyperlinks to drive up non-public sector participation in our respective inexperienced economies, and its transition to carbon neutrality and web zero emission.
3.6.15. Embrace the usage of nature-based options in price efficient mitigation and adaptation measures, together with to allow the efficient implementation of related worldwide commitments comparable to COP26 commitments.
3.7.1. Assist the event of competencies, talents, and expertise of ASEAN civil servants, together with via seminars and capability constructing actions.
4.1.1. Promote cooperation to advance ASEAN Connectivity via the implementation of the Grasp Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) 2025 and its successor paperwork and promote hyperlinks and synergies between MPAC 2025 and different related connectivity methods, together with via the “Connecting the Connectivities Initiative”.
4.1.2. Undertake common consultations between ASEAN and the UK on connectivity via the ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) and different related ASEAN sectoral our bodies, as applicable.
4.1.3. Strengthen sustainable infrastructure cooperation in ASEAN to advertise infrastructure growth and resilience, together with sharing of experiences and finest practices, in addition to capability constructing actions.
4.1.4. Deepen cooperation on upstream infrastructure planning and pre- procurement, together with regulatory and enterprise setting, and mission financing to help clear and inexperienced progress.
4.2.1. Assist the ASEAN Sensible Cities Community (ASCN) and the ASEAN Sustainable Urbanisation Technique (ASUS) to attain sensible and sustainable city growth in the direction of constructing communities which can be inclusive, inexperienced, resilient, revolutionary and linked.
4.2.2. Forge partnerships with ASCN, together with within the implementation of the Sensible Metropolis Motion Plans (SCAPs).
4.2.3. Encourage extra cooperation via numerous initiatives and/or actions which intention on the achievable realisation of e-governmental system.
4.3.1. Promote accountable state behaviour in our on-line world and supply wider cyber capability constructing to make sure everybody can profit from an open, safe, secure, accessible, interoperable, and peaceable ICT setting, together with via collaboration with the UK’s ASEAN Regional Cyber Lead, with the intention of accelerating collaboration and engagement on a spread of areas together with cyber schooling, gender equality in cyber, selling cyber consciousness throughout all features of society, and strengthening our hyperlinks on good cyber governance at a nationwide and regional degree.
4.3.2. Promote a rules-based our on-line world based mostly on worldwide legislation, and improve cooperation on cyber-related points, together with cyber- safety, combating cybercrime and voluntary, non-binding norms of accountable state behaviour in our on-line world adopted by consensus within the related UN Group of Governmental Specialists (UNGGE) and additional elaborated within the Open-ended Working Group processes, via data change, capability constructing, confidence constructing and dialogue, together with via related ASEAN-led mechanisms.
4.3.3. Strengthen cooperation on tackling cyber threats and the impression of cyber assaults, together with cyber enabled crime and threats to vital nationwide and digital infrastructure and provide chains, together with by working with the ASEAN-Singapore Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence and the ASEAN-Japan Cybersecurity Capability Constructing Centre.
4.3.4. Assist ASEAN’s capacities and capabilities to make sure the implementation of the norms of accountable state behaviour in our on-line world.
4.3.5. Assist ASEAN’s capability to enhance on-line security for people.
4.3.6. Cooperate on worldwide cyber and web governance coverage dialogues, together with the implementation of the UN cyber norms framework and on the drafting of the UN Treaty on Cybercrime.
4.4.1. Additional discover alternatives for cooperation, via sensible initiatives and actions, in help of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Work Plan IV (2021-2025) and its successor paperwork in addition to sub-regional frameworks within the ASEAN area, which might contribute to narrowing the event hole and selling sustainable and equitable growth and inclusive progress throughout the ASEAN Neighborhood by aligning sub-regional progress with the great growth of ASEAN.
4.4.2. Improve instructional help throughout the breadth of schooling and supply technical help in CLMV international locations aligned to the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Work Plan to slender the event hole and enhance college students’ studying outcomes.
4.5.1. Strengthen dialogue and cooperation on sustainable growth to advertise complementarities between the ASEAN Neighborhood Imaginative and prescient 2025 and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement together with via change of finest practices and capability constructing in areas of poverty eradication, sustainable infrastructure and connectivity, tackling local weather change and conservation of biodiversity, strengthening well being methods, sustainable administration of pure sources, round financial system, inexperienced progress, sustainable consumption, manufacturing and provide chain resilience.
4.5.2. To advertise complementarities between the ASEAN Neighborhood Imaginative and prescient 2025 and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement, together with via cooperation with related ASEAN centres, establishments and mechanisms beneath the ASEAN Constitution that facilitate sustainable growth cooperation within the area, in addition to the ASEAN Centre for Sustainable Improvement Research and Dialogue (ACSDSD).
5.1.1. Assist ASEAN’s efforts to implement measures aimed to construct capability within the ASEAN Secretariat, together with within the areas of study and monitoring, results-based mission administration, amongst others.
6.1.1. This Plan of Motion will likely be taken ahead with the help, the place applicable, of funding mechanisms obtainable via the UK and ASEAN governments.
6.1.2. Assessment of this Plan of Motion will likely be made via applicable mechanisms comprising ASEAN and UK officers, together with via the ASEAN-UK JCC Assembly, with the help of the ASEAN Secretariat.
6.1.3. Submit a abstract progress report of the implementation of the POA to the PMC+1 Session with the UK.
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