​Jakarta, 3 February 2023 (TDI): At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia, will host a series of ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ (AMM) Retreat meetings.

This summit will begin on the 2nd of February and will last until the 4th of February in 2023. On February 4, 2023, the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM) Retreat will be presided over by Indonesia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Retno Marsudi.

During Indonesia’s tenure as ASEAN Chairman in 2023, the first gathering of ASEAN Foreign Ministers will take place at the ASEAN Meeting of Ministers (AMM).

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Furthermore, the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting will take place on 2 February 2023. This will be followed by the 32nd meeting of the ASEAN Coordinating Council the following day, on 3 February 2023.

Discussion Topics and Agenda

During the course of these meetings, a number of different agendas will be discussed. This entails implementing the decisions made at the 40th and 41st ASEAN Summits in 2022.

Also, the priorities of Indonesia’s chairmanship during that year will be highlighted. “ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth” is the overarching theme for Indonesia’s Chairmanship.

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In order to effectively address a wide range of local, regional, and international concerns, Indonesia will work to strengthen ASEAN’s cooperative efforts.

These concerns include geopolitical rivalries, the ongoing impact of the pandemic, and natural disasters. Additionally, financial crises, energy crises, and food crises are also issues of concern.

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In addition, the Indonesian government is committed to the paradigm of partnership as a means of preserving peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

The ASEAN Leaders Summit in June 2019 resulted in the adoption of an Indonesian initiative called the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific (AOIP).

Through the partnership, dialogue, and cooperative effort, this endeavor seeks to preserve the status quo in the region.