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COVID-19 Post-Action Plan: How ASEM could help handle the global pandemic and what to do next

Published on 23 Sep 2020

ASEF Executive Director, Mr Toru MORIKAWA, spoke about ASEF's work in public health in the webinar "COVID-19 Post-Action Plan: How ASEM Could Help Handle Global Pandemic and What to Do Next?" on 25 September 2020, 09.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m Jakarta time. The webinar was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, in cooperation with the LSPR Communication & Business Institute in Jakarta.

Asia and Europe are natural partners and the Asia-Europe Meeting - ASEM (ASEM) is one of the biggest multilateral foras that deal with a broad spectrum of issues. We must work together in dealing with global challenges like the #COVID19 pandemic. Mr Morikawa talked in detail about the the #ASEM Initiative for the Rapid Containment of Pandemic Influenza launched in 2009 as a response to H1N1 or SARS and includes ASEF's Public Health Network and stockpiling of Anti-Viral Drugs & PPEs which continues until today.

The ASEM Ministerial Statement on COVID-19 adopted by our 53 Partner Countries was highlighted today which you can read in full here:


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