Notional Calendar 2017

 As of 12 September 2017

ASEAN NOTIONAL CALENDAR 2017

 TENTATIVE DATE

MEETING

VENUE

REMARKS

 

 JANUARY

   

1 January

New Year’s Day

 

Holiday

4 January

Myanmar Independence Day

 

Myanmar Holiday

15 January

Launching of Philippines’ Chairmanship of ASEAN

Davao

Philippines activity only

23 January

Mangrove Forum Series on ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary

Metro Manila

 

28-29 January

Chinese New Year

   

31 January – 4 February

23rd Meeting of the Coordinating Committee on the Implementation of ATIGA (CCA) and Related Meetings

Davao

 
 

 FEBRUARY 

   

1 February

Federal Territory Day

 

Malaysia Holiday

5-11 February

SEOM 1/48 and Committee of the Whole Meeting

Davao

MITI

6-7 February

49th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Committee on Financial Services Liberalization under AFAS: ASEAN Capital Markets Forum

Davao

 

8 February

ASEAN Working Committee on Capital Market Development (WC-CMD) Meeting; ASEAN Working Committee on Capital; Capital Account Liberalization (WC-CAL Meeting; Working Committee on ASEAN Banking Integration Framework (ABIF); ASEAN Cross-Sectoral Committee on Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI)

Davao

 

9 February

ASEAN Working Committee on Financial Inclusion (FINC); ASEAN Working Committee on Payment and Settlement System (PSS); Steering Committee for Capacity Building Initiatives (SCCB)

Davao

 

10 February

ASEAN Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (AFCDM-WG)

Davao

 

11 February

ASEAN Senior Level Committee on Finance Integration (SLC)

Davao

 

13-15 February

23rd Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Boracay

APSCD, AMNS

14-17 February

38th ASEAN Single Window Technical Working Group Meeting

Metro Manila

 

15-16 February

31st Meeting of the High Level Task Force on ASEAN Economic Integration (HLTF-EI)

Metro Manila

 

19-21 February

ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) Retreat (CPR, SOM, Ministers)

Boracay

APSC, AMNS

20-22 February

69th Meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Investments

Metro Manila

 

21-22 February

ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW) Meeting

Boracay

 

23 February

Brunei National Day

 

Brunei Holiday

26-27 February

19th Joint Working Group Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (JWG-DOC)

Bali, Indonesia

APSCD, AMNS

27 February-3 March

1st ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (WG) and ADSOM-Plus WG Meeting

Metro Manila

 
 

 MARCH

   

March

Meeting of the Regional Haze Impact Study (ASEAN)

Jakarta, Indonesia

TBC

1-2 March

32nd ASEAN-Japan Forum

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

AERD, AMNS

1-3 March

ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO); Chiang Mai Initiative Multilateralization (CMIM); ASEAN+3 Bond Market Initiative (ABMI)

Metro Manila

 

6-9 March

22nd SOCA Meeting and 17th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council Meeting

Iloilo

MOTAC

6-10 March

ASEAN Military Operations Informal Meeting (AMOIM), ASEAN Military Intelligence Informal Meeting (AMIIM) and ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces Informal Meeting (ADCFIM)

Iloilo

 

7-9 March

Renewable Energy Sub-Sector Network (RE-SSN) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

8-10 March

23rd AEM Retreat and Related Meetings/AEM-EU Consultations

Metro Manila

MITI

9-10 March

29th ASEAN-Australia Forum

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

ASCCD, AMNS

13-15 March

AICHR Judicial Colloquium on the Sharing of Good Practices Regarding International Human Rights Law and Human Rights Cases in Domestic Courts

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

APSCD, AMNS

14-15 March

3rd ASEAN-OECD Good Regulatory Practice Network Meeting

Iloilo

 

14-16 March

ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), Joint Consultative Meeting, and Other Related Meetings

Metro Manila

APSCD, AMNS

14-16 March

32nd Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality Working Group on Conformity Assessment (WG2)

Metro Manila

 

15-16 March

Meeting of the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management (ACDM) Working Group on Risk Assessment and Awareness (RAA)

Metro Manila

 

21-23 March

15th Senior Officials Responsible for Information

Bacolod

 

22-23 March

ASEAN Forum on Taxation

Metro Manila

 

21-22 March

24th ASEAN-New Zealand Dialogue

Christchurch, New Zealand

ASCCD, AMNS

27-30 March

Track II of Network of ASEAN Defense and Security Institutions (NADI) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

28-29 March

14th ASEAN-Russia Senior Officials Meeting

Vientiane,

Lao PDR

AERD, AMNS

28-31 March

Intersessional Meeting of the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement Committee on Investments

Metro Manila

 

29-30 March

20th ASEAN-China Joint Working Group on the Implementation of the DOC

Siem Reap, Cambodia

APSC, AMNS/Maritime

 

 APRIL

   

April

Meeting of the Establishment of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Haze

Jakarta, Indonesia

TBC

3-7 April

ASEAN Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (AFCDM); ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting (AFCDM+3); ASEAN Finance Ministers Meeting (AFMM); ASEAN Central Bank Governors Meeting (ACGM); ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting (AFMGM)

Cebu

 

4-6 April

33rd Maritime Transport Working Group Meetings

Metro Manila

 

5-6 April

Conference on the Establishment of Knowledge-Creation Hubs as ASEAN Sustainability Entrepreneurship Innovation Centers

Metro Manila

 

5-7 April

19th ASEAN-India Senior Officials Meeting

New Delhi, India

AERD, AMNS

5-7 April

1st ASEAN Defense Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) and ADSOM-Plus

Cebu

 

10-11 April

Special SOM-ED on Higher Education and Technical Meeting on Higher Education

Jakarta, Indonesia

MOE/MOHE

11-13 April

Heads of ASEAN Power Utilities/Authorities (HAPUA) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

13-14 April

Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

 

Holiday

13-16 April

New Year

 

Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand Holiday

15 April

Black Saturday

 

Special (non-working) day

17-20 April

7th Nuclear Energy Cooperation Sub-Sector Network (NEC-SSN) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

18-22 April

10th Meeting of the AHKFTA Trade Negotiating Committee and Related Meetings

Bohol

 

20-21 April

12th Annual Meeting of Deans and Directors of Diplomatic Training Institutions of ASEAN Plus Three

Metro Manila

 

25-27 April

ASEAN Council on Petroleum (ASCOPE) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

26-29 April

30th ASEAN Summit

Metro Manila

AECD, AMNS

26-29 April

ASEAN Youth Leaders’ Preparatory Meeting for the 2017 ASEAN Summit

Metro Manila

 
 

 MAY

   

1 May

Labour Day

 

Holiday

1-5 May

21st Energy Efficiency & Conservation Sub-Sector Network (EE&C-SSN) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

2-4 May

39th ASEAN Sub-Committee on Meteorology and Geophysics Meeting

Metro Manila

 

3 May

30th ASEAN-U.S. Dialogue

U.S.

ASCCD, AMNS

4 May 2017

Special ASEAN-U.S. Foreign Ministers Meeting

U.S.

ASCCD, AMNS

2-7 May

4th ASEAN Air Force Education and Training (AAFET) and 14th ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference (AACC)

Metro Manila

 

2-12 May

18th Meeting of the RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee and Related Meetings

Metro Manila

 

4-5 May

ASEAN+3 Task Force Meetings; ASEAN+3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting – WG; ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Joint Meeting

Japan

 

5 May

ASEAN Finance Ministers Investors Seminar

Japan

 

7-8 May

Conference Series on the ASEAN International Mobility for Students Program (Part 1)

Metro Manila

 

7-8 May

14th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue

Canada

AECD, AMNS

8-9 May

ASEAN Regional Forum on Responsive Social Protection Policies on Food Security and Price Spikes

Metro Manila

 

10 May

Wesak Day

   

11-12 May

ASEAN Working Group on Coastal and Marine Environment Meeting

Metro Manila

 

15-16 May

17th ASEAN Senior Law Officials’ Meeting

Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur

APSC, AMNS

14-19 May

24th Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

ASEAN Secretariat

APSC, AMNS

17-20 May

21st Joint Working Group Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (JWG-DOC); 14th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (SOM-DOC); 23rd ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Consultations

Guiyang, Guizhou Province

AECD, AMNS

21-25 May

ASEAN SOM, ASEAN Plus Three (APT) SOM, East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, and ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) SOM.

Metro Manila

APSCD, AMNS

25 May

Mangrove Forum Series on ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary

Metro Manila

 

29-30 May

High Level Conference on the ASEAN Integration and Gender Mainstreaming in Higher Education

Metro Manila

 
 

 JUNE

   

June/July

ASEAN Working Group on Climate Change

Myanmar

TBC

5-7 June

16th Regional Energy Policy & Planning Sub-Sector Network (REPP-SSN) Annual Meeting

Metro Manila

 

5-9 June

Intersessional Meeting of the RCEP Working Group on Investments

Metro Manila

 

5-9 June

13th Meeting of the ACFTA Joint Committee and Related Meetings

Metro Manila

 

7-8 June

Track Two Dialogue on the Implementation of the 2002 ASEAN-China Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the South China Sea

Metro Manila

 

12 June

Nuzul Quran

   

12 June

Philippines Independence Day

   

13-15 June

ASEAN Leaders’ Declaration on Nutrition: 2nd Workshop on the Nutrition Surveillance in the ASEAN

Singapore

 

19-21 June

ARF Seminar on Preventive Diplomacy, Mediation & Early Warning Systems

Yangon

APSCD, AMNS

20-22 June

ASEAN Electronics Forum (AEF)

Metro Manila

 

21-22 June

Regional Workshop on Review of the Network of East Asian Think-Tanks (NEAT) and East Asia Forum (EAF)

Siem Reap, Cambodia

AECD, AMNS

22-23 June

21st ASEAN-Republic of Korea Dialogue

Siem Reap, Cambodia

AECD, AMNS

25-26 June

Hari Raya Puasa

   

26-30 June

R and D Congress on Sustainable Urbanization in the Course of ASEAN Economic Integration

Metro Manila

 

27-30 June

2nd ASEAN Defense Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) Working Group (WG) and ADSOM-Plus WG Meetings

Metro Manila

 

29-30 June

2017 ASEAN Electric Vehicles (EV) Summit

Metro Manila

 

29 June

14th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Security Policy Conference

Metro Manila

APSCD, AMNS

29 June-1 July

15th East Asia Forum

Chang Sha, China

AECD, AMNS

 

 JULY

   

3-4 July

SEOM 3/48

Cebu

MITI

          5-6 July

IX Delhi Dialogue

New Delhi

ASCCD, AMNS

5-6 July (TBC)

ASEAN-EU Senior Officials’ Meeting

Bangkok, Thailand

AERD, AMNS

10-11 July

Special SOCA Meeting

Cagayan De Oro

MOTAC

12-14 July

Forum on MPAC 2025 Initiative and Project Concepts and the 8th ASEAN Connecyivity Symposium

Manila

AECD, AMNS

NFPs

17-20 July

9th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) Caucus Meeting

Jakarta, Indonesia

ASCCD, AMNS

17-21 July

Preparatory Senior Officials Meeting (Prep-SOM) for the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Youth (AMMY)/ Prep-SOM for the 6th AMMY Plus Three/ 10th AMMY/ 6th AMMY Plus Three

Jakarta, Indonesia

MOYS

17-22 July

35th Senior Officials’ Meeting on Energy (SOME) and Associated Meetings

Davao

 

24-28 July

ASEAN Senior Officials on the Environment Meeting and Related Meetings

Davao

 

24-29 July

ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Forestry

Putrajaya, Malaysia

NRE

29 July

Yang DiPertuan Agong’s Birthday

 

Malaysia Holiday

TBC

ASEAN Regional Forum on Fostering Innovation Ecosystems for SMEs in New and Emerging Technologies

Metro Manila

 
 

 AUGUST

   

August

Meeting of Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (COP-AATHP)

Brunei

TBC

2-8 August

50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) and Post-Ministerial Conferences/ 18th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Meeting (18th APT FMM)/7th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting (7th EAS FMM)/24th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)

Metro Manila

ASCCD, AMNS

3-6 August

Special Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and Interface with AMM

Metro Manila

APSCD, AMNS

8 August

Grand Commemorative Celebration of ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary

Metro Manila

AMNS

9 August

Singapore National Day

 

Singapore Holiday

14-16 August

15th Meeting of the AKFTA Implementing Committee and Related Meeting

Metro Manila

 

15-17 August

ASEAN High-Level Conference on Social Protection

Metro Manila

 

17 August

Indonesian Independence Day

 

Indonesia Holiday

17-18 August

3rd Review Meeting on the ASEAN Coast Guard Forum

Metro Manila

 

17-23 August

ASEAN-EU Youth Camp for Sustainable Development

Thailand

 

21 August

ASEAN Telecommunications Regulators’ Council (ATRC) Sub-Working Group on Spectrum Management (SSM) Meeting Back-to-Back with TELSOM-ATRC Leaders’ Retreat

Metro Manila

 

22-23 August

ASEAN TELSOM-ATRC Retreat for 2017

Legazpi

 

23-25 August

2nd ASEAN Defense Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) and ADSOM-Plus

Metro Manila

 

23-24 August

Conference Series on the ASEAN International Mobility for Students Program (Part 2)

Metro Manila

 

24-25 August

23rd ASEAN Telecommunication Regulators’ Council (ATRC) Meeting (Back-to-Back with TELSOM ATRC Leaders’ Retreat); 23rd ASEAN Telecommunication Regulators’ Council (ATRC) Meeting with Dialogue Partners (Back-to-Back with 23rd ATRC Meeting)

Metro Manila

 

TBC

ASEAN Consultative Meeting on the Right of Suffrage of Vulnerable Groups

Metro Manila

 

31 August

Malaysia’s National Day

 

Malaysia Holiday

 

 SEPTEMBER

   

1 September

Hari Raya Haji

   

2 September

Vietnam National Day

 

Vietnam Holiday

4-6 September

ASEAN Connectivity Coordinating Committee (ACCC) and Related Meetings

Metro Manila

 

4-10 September

49th AEM Meeting and Related Meetings

Metro Manila

MITI

7-9 September

Conference of Senior Officials on Gender Mainstreaming in the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Sectoral Bodies

Metro Manila

 

11-13 September

14th ASEAN Ministers’ Meeting on Environment (AMME)

Brunei

 

11-14 September

23rd SOCA Meeting and 18th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council Meeting

Metro Manila

MOTAC

16 September

Malaysia Day

   

18-22 September

35th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) and Associated Meetings

Metro Manila

 

18-22 September

2nd ASEAN Congress on Mangrove Research and Development: Managing Sustainable Mangroves in the Face of Climate Change

Metro Manila

 

19-21 September

34th Maritime Transport Working Group Meetings

Metro Manila

 

22 September

Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah)

   

21-23 September

ASEAN-Related Meetings at the Sidelines of 72nd UNGA

New York, United States

APSCD

28-29 September

ASEAN Plus Three Symposium on Promoting Regional Connectivity

Bangkok

AECD

TBC

Hosting of the Annual Conference of ASEAN Regional Forum Heads of Defense Universities, Colleges and Institutes Meetings; Implementation of Track II of Network of ASEAN Defense and Security Institutions

Metro Manila

 
 

 OCTOBER

   

1-3 October

9th Meeting of AIPR Governing Council (GC) and Advisory Board (AB) and AIPR Regional Symposium entitled “Strengthening Convergences for Humanitarian Action in ASEAN: An AIPR Symposium on International Humanitarian Law”

Metro Manila

APSCD

3-5 October

11th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime and Related Meetings

Metro Manila

 

6 October

Special ASEAN Ministers' Meeting on the Rise of Radicalization and Violent Extremism

Metro Manila

 

3-6 October

4th ASEAN-EU High-Level Working Group Dialogue on Maritime Security Cooperation and the Inaugural Maritime and Border Security Philippines

Metro Manila

 

2-6 October

10th ASEAN Ministers Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE) & Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE)

Kuala Lumpur

KKLW

5-6 October

Learning Interaction on eHealth Technologies in ASEAN

Metro Manila

 

9-11 October

7th Senior Officials Meeting on Sports (SOMS)/ 4th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Sports (AMMS)/ 1st AMMS + Japan

Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar

MOYS

10-13 October

ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), Joint Consultative Meeting and Other Related Meetings

Metro Manila

APSCD, AMNS

13 – 15 October

14th Senior Officials Meeting for Culture and Arts (SOMCA)

Brunei

MOTAC

18-19 October

ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF) Task Force Meeting Back-to-Back with a Conference on the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on Higher Education

Metro Manila

 

18-19 October

High-Level Conference (HLC) Back-to-Back with the Public Symposium on ASEAN@50 and Beyond

Metro Manila

 

19 October

Deepavali

   

23-24 October

11th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) & ADMM-Plus

Metro Manila

 

25-27 October

Regional Consultation on the Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation in ASEAN (with Particular Emphasis on Rural Community)

Sabah, Malaysia

ASSCD, AMNS

25-26 October

10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML)

Metro Manila

 

30 October – 3 November

39th Meeting of the ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality Working Group 1 (ACCSQ WG 1) and Related Events

Metro Manila

 

TBC

Network of ASEAN-China Think-Tanks Country Coordinator Meeting and Seminar

Metro Manila

 
 

 NOVEMBER

   

TBC

52nd ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (ASEAN-COCI)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

8-11 November

2017 ASEAN Medical Technology/ Medical Laboratory Science Education Stakeholders Summit

Metro Manila

 

9 November

Cambodian Independence Day

 

Cambodian Holiday

10-14 November

31st ASEAN Summits and Related Meetings

Pampanga

AERD, AMNS

13-14 November

2nd ASEAN Heads of Civil Service Retreat

Pampanga

 

13-17 November

4th ASEAN Coordinating Committee on MSME Meeting (ACCMSME) and Related Activities

Metro Manila

 

14 November

Special Celebration of ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary with the Leaders

Pampanga

AMNS

14-16 November

ASEAN Conference on Traditional Medicine

Metro Manila

 

16-17 November

ASEAN Packaging Conference

Metro Manila

 

20 – 24 November

52nd Meeting of ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (52nd ASEAN-COCI)

Kuala Lumpur

MOTAC

21-22 November

Forum on “Towards an ASEAN Standardized Printing Process to Meet Regional and Global Demand”

Metro Manila

 

23 November

Mangrove Forum Series on ASEAN’s 50th Anniversary

Metro Manila

 

27-29 November

25th Meeting of ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR)

Laoag

APSCD, AMNS

28-29 November

Conference on Competency Assessment and Certification Towards Quality Assurance Underpinning the Credentials Issued for Technical Qualification (Phase 2)

Metro Manila

 

28-29 November

Conference Series on the ASEAN International Mobility for Students Program (Part 3)

Metro Manila

 

28-30 November

5th ASEAN Connectivity Forum

Seoul, ROK

AECD, AMNS

TBC

ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management Meeting (ACDM) Second Meeting

Myanmar

 
 

 DECEMBER

   

1 December

Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad SAW (Maulidur Rasul)

 

Malaysia Holiday

2 December

Lao PDR National Day

 

Lao PDR Holiday

4-8 December

Forum on Urban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies

Metro Manila

 

5 December

Birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

 

Thai Thai Holiday

25 December

Christmas Day

 

Holiday

TBC

ASEAN-UN Workshop: Regional Dialogue IV on Political Security Cooperation (AURED IV)

Kuala Lumpur

 
 

TO BE CONFIRMED 

   

TENTATIVE DATE

MEETING

VENUE

REMARKS

22-26 May

2017 ASEAN International Environmental Science Symposium

Metro Manila

 

14-16 June

17th Science Council of Asia Conference on “Science, Technology and Innovation for Inclusive Development”

Metro Manila

 

September

ASEAN HIV-AIDS Summit for the Youth

Metro Manila

 

TBC

53rd Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia Annual Session and 67th Steering Committee Meeting

Metro Manila

 

TBC

ASEAN Cyberkids Camp

Metro Manila

 

TBC

ARMM-Plus Experts’ Working Group

Metro Manila

 

TBC

Seminar Workshop on the Implementation of the 2002 ASEAN-China Declaration on the Conduct of Parties on the South China Sea

Metro Manila

 

TBC

ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Best Practices in Implementing Safety Navigation Instruments

Metro Manila

 

TBC

2nd Meeting of the ASEAN Health Cluster 3: Strengthening Health Systems and Access to Care

Metro Manila

 

TBC

ASEAN Regional Forum on Non-Communicable Diseases

Metro Manila

 

 

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