The Singapore Institute for International Relations, in cooperation with U.K.’s Royal Institute of International Affairs (better known as Chatham House), hosted the UK-ASEAN Dialogue for Cooperation and Collaboration Post-Brexit at the Eden Hall, the British High Commissioner’s residence in Singapore, last November 8. The EU Centre in Singapore was also involved in the dialogue.

Program Convenor Dr. Aaron Jed Rabena and Research Associate Grace Guiang represented Pathways at the 5th ASEAN-China Think Tank Dialogue on 25 October 2018 in Beijing.

Think Tank Dialogue

Pathways president, Dr. Aileen Baviera, with fellows and other experts participated in the workshop on imagining a new Asian order.

Several experts from APPFI actively participated in the experts’ scenario-building workshop on “Imagining a New Asian Order 2020 to 2035" held on 27-28 October 2018 in Makati City. Led by Pathways president, Dr. Aileen Baviera, research fellows Dr. Charmaine Misalucha-Willoughby, Dr. Aries Arugay, Mr. Julio S. Amador III, Ms. Diane Faye Despi, and Mr. Lucio Pitlo served as speakers or discussants during the workshop.

Dr. Gilberto Llanto and Mr. Julio S. Amador III with PIDS President Dr. Celia Reyes and Dr. Heejin Lee, president of KAIDEC (Photo by PIDS).

Research fellows, Dr Gilberto Llanto and Mr. Julio S. Amador III, joined international experts from South Korea, India, China, Japan, Khazakstan, and ASEAN member-states in the 4th International Symposium on Asian Development Studies to discuss development cooperation in ASEAN. The symposium was held on the 25th to the 26th of October, 2018 at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). Mr. Amador chaired the first session on non-ASEAN actors for ASEAN’s development where Dr. Llanto served as discussant of the five research studies presented. The event was organized by the Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation (KAIDEC) and the PIDS, with the support of the Korea Foundation.