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MSU Co-Organized the 2nd Passage To ASEAN Partners Meeting @ Chiangmai, Thailand
“Great Commitment Despite of the Turmoil”
On June 5 - 6, the “2nd Passage To ASEAN (P2A) Partners Meeting” was finally held at Furama Hotel, Chiangmai, Thailand with the following objectives; to reflect on the 1st P2A Workshop of 2012, explains its advancements and goals, and illustrates how to implement and expand P2A at your institution; to present P2A Partner activities and challenges encountered from 2012 – 2013 and discuss institutional and regional ASEAN planning for 2013 - 2015; and to strengthen existing partnerships; to facilitate new partnerships and forge strategic alliances.
The very successful meeting despite of the turmoil was attended by 24 universities from the 8 ASEAN countries led by Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. And this year’s meeting was co-organized by the Rajabhat Chiangmai University, Mahasarakham University and Rangsit University and presided by Mr. Jeroen Schedler , Director, P2A Secretary.
During the 2 days meeting, each P2A partner was given the opportunities to get well equipped with the Charter and Framework of the “Passage To ASEAN”. Moreover, all the participants shared their brilliant ideas and cooperation as the first step for future developments in Passage to ASEAN; a network that will unite ASEAN Institutes of Higher Education in preparing students for the ASEAN Community 2015 and to make student-mobility in ASEAN easy, affordable, and available to many.
As the results of that productive meeting, all the partners overture their COMMITMENT to a potential mutually beneficial cooperation towards ASEAN WAY.