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China-ASEAN Association


Founded in August 3, 2004, the China-ASEAN Association is a national people’s organization of the People’s Republic of China, aiming at enhancing mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese and ASEAN people and promoting the exchanges and cooperation between China and ASEAN  countries . The main tasks of the China-ASEAN Association include:

1. To establish and develop cooperation with friendship-with-China organizations, social communities and personages from all walks of life in ASEAN, and to increase mutual understanding and develop friendship through exchanges of visits, commemorative meetings, lectures, seminars, bilateral and multi-lateral meetings, and exchange of publications, etc.
2. To promote nongovernmental cooperation in economy, culture, trade, society, education, science and technology between China and ASEAN.
3. To facilitate exchanges and cooperation between Chinese and ASEAN local governments, and to promote the establishment of more sister-city relations between Chinese cities and provinces and their counterparts in ASEAN countries.
4. To carry out public interest activities promoting China-ASEAN friendship.
5. To work in other fields related to the cooperation between Chinese and ASEAN people.

In recent years, the China-ASEAN Association held many big events with great social influence both in China and ASEAN countries, such as China-ASEAN Friendship Tour, Bring-Light Tour of Friendship (organizing Chinese medical team to give about 300 free cataract operations to the local patients in Cambodia, Vietnam and the Laos), China-Vietnam Peoples Friendship Gala, and the Conference on China-ASEAN People-to-People Friendship Organizations.
The Association Council is the executive organ of the China-ASEAN Association. The term for the Council Members is 5 years. The plenary meeting of the Council is held annually. The Secretariat, which deals with the daily affairs of the Association, is set in the Department of Asian and African Affairs, CPAFFC. Now, the president of the China-ASEAN Association is Madame Gu Xiulian.
Tel: +86 10 65121423, 65257817
Email: china_asean@yahoo.com.cn



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