Speed up the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity

16/06/2015
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Reviewing the progress of Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC), 24 measures have been completed, 50 measures will be completed during 2015 and 20 measures are expected to be completed after 2015. On the other hand, 25 other measures are unlikely to be completed in 2015 because of no plans or lack of funds, three others have not been started because they have not been identified the lead agency yet. In addition, specialized agencies also agreed to eradicate three unsuitable measures.
Before this situation, countries reaffirmed their determination to complete the highest level of the measures contained in MPAC, especially we should soon have effective measures to remove difficulties in capital, process of coordination and assignment of responsible enforcement agencies such as research applying model Public-Private Partnership (PPP), actively integrating MPAC measures into countries’ development programs or determine the lead agency for the implementation of multisectoral measures ... At the same time, the ACCC need to further improve the coordination role, in close coordination with the National Coordinator (NC) to monitor and supervise the specialized agency to deploy schedule of related measures; strengthen popularize to attract the attention and participation of the partners, international financial institutions and regional and international businesses in the implementation of connectivity projects.
In the immediate future, the ACCC will combine with the consulting unit to create videos to promote products on ASEAN Connectivity, along with World Bank to implement projects on evaluating effectiveness and impact of ASEAN Connectivity and ASEAN PPP.
Regarding ASEAN Connectivity Agenda after 2015, the member countries agreed to establish the ASEAN Connectivity Act until 2025 as one of the constituent documents of the ASEAN Vision 2025, which is expected to be finalized and adopted at the ASEAN Summit in 2016.
Speaking at the meeting, Ambassador Nguyen Hoanh Nam  confirmed Vietnam’s commitment to deploy MPAC in all three pillars of infrastructure, institutions and human a with ASEAN countries and also giving priority to projects of connected infrastructure, training and human resources development and economic development in the Mekong sub-region.
ASEAN Connectivity Agenda after 2015 should follow and promote the achieved results and learn lessons, experience gained in the implementation of MPAC 2010-2015, thereby building the concrete measures, feasible and far-reaching impact as well as ability to attract high investments.
About the partners, it was also agreed to hold a regularly meeting between the ACCC with China, Japan, Korea, India and the EU in late 2015 to enlist the Partnership for continuing supports ASEAN of deploying MPAC and related projects.
Adopted at the 17th ASEAN Summit (Hanoi, 2010), MPAC is the of the leading strategic document of ASEAN with the aim of strengthening ASEAN connectivity basing on three pillars: Connectivity infrastructure, institutional connectivity and connecting people through 125 programs and specific measures (55 measures on infrastructure connectivity, 50 on institutional connectivity  and 20 on connecting people).

Under the plan, the third meeting of Coordination Committee on ASEAN Connectivity expected to be held in Malaysia in September 2015.
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