Assignment Name : Technical Assistance for the ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the European Union (ARISE)
Country : Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam
Name of Client : European Union
Start Date (Month/Year) : November 2012 Completion Date (Month/Year) : October 2016
Detailed description of project:
The Programme of ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE) is expected to support the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to further the ASEAN economic integration process by contributing to the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint for the realisation of the AEC.
More specifically, the Programme is expected to enhance the capacities of the AMS in harmonising and implementing policies and regulations in the economic and trade sectors drawing on EU experience(Component I – Strengthening the ASEAN Economic Integration Process), so as to contribute to the realisation of the AEC (Component II – Achieving progress in securing the free flow of goods), whilst enhancing the capacity of the ASEAN Secretariat to support ASEAN Member States in thisendeavour (Component III).