10/27/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/27/2020 10:07
The ASEAN-United Nations (UN) Secretariat-to-Secretariat (S2S) Meeting, conducted on 27 October 2020 via videoconference, was co-chaired by H.E. Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN, and H.E. Khaled Khiari, UN Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO).
The Meeting was convened to take stock of cooperation and discuss future areas of collaboration as well as exchange views on regional issues of common concerns. It was participated by the UN senior officials, namely the Deputy Executive Secretary of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia-Pacific (ESCAP) and ASG for UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) as well as the Deputy Secretaries-General of the three ASEAN Community Pillars. Representatives of various UN agencies as well as the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator for Indonesia were also in attendance.