NADI Workshop on Strengthening Strategic Security Cooperation in ASEAN
The NADI Workshop on Strengthening Strategic Security Cooperation in ASEAN was organised by the National Defence Studies Institute (NDSI) of the Royal Thai Armed Forces at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand on 27-30 March 2013. General Chusak Meksuwan, Commanding General, NDSI, delivered the opening remarks. The workshop was chaired by Major General Chaianan Jantakananuruk, Director, Strategic Studies Center (SSC), NDSI.
Colonel Nared Wongsuwan, Director of Strategic Studies Division, SSC, NDSI, presented a paper on the Conceptual Framework of ASEAN Strategic Security Cooperation Strategy 2015. The workshop concluded with the recommendation that the APSC Strategy Vision would be: “A harmonious and secure community, living together in peace in accordance with the ASEAN Charter and the principles and norms of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation”. The workshop also discussed and agreed on the objectives that future ASEAN cooperation in non-traditional security areas such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, peacekeeping operations, military medicine, maritime security and counter-terrorism should achieve.