Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Established- 8 August 1967
Aim- to encourage regional economic, social, and cultural cooperation among the non-Communist countries of Southeast Asia
Members- (10) Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
Dialogue partners- (10) Australia, Canada, China, EU, India, Japan, South Korea, NZ, Russia, US
Observers- (2) Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste