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The ASEAN University Network: Demonstrating the ASEAN Spirit in Higher Education

Even before ASEAN leaders during the Summit in Kuala Lumpur in December 1997 formulated the ASEAN Vision 2020,1 higher education institutions across the region had unified their efforts to make the ASEAN Community a reality.
The ASEAN University Network is an association of universities established in November 1995 with the signing of its Charter by the higher education officials of six member countries. The AUN is led by a Board of Trustees, and its Secretariat is based in Chulalongkorn University, headed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni as executive director. It currently has 30 universities in 10 countries, including three …

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Former UP dean speaks on implementing the MDG for women and children before the UN

Former dean of the UP Asian Center Dr. Carolyn Sobritchea spoke on the need to hasten the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals especially for women and children, and the challenges involved in it, during the second plenary panel on “Accountability and participation of women and girls in the implementation of the MDGs” held during the follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century.”
The plenary discussion was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 10 …

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