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This is a list / directory of selected Regional Organizations (ROs) from Asia. These ROs are regularly dealing with global security issues, including the private provision of security or military services. To give you a better idea of what each organization focuses on, when possible, we have added to each listing at least one item related to global or private security.
 
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Brunei Darussalam then joined on 7 January 1984, Viet Nam on 28 July 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999, making up what is today the ten Member States of ASEAN. The ASEAN Declaration states that the aims and purposes of the Association are: (i) to accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region, and (ii) to promote regional peace and stability.
» ASEAN Political Security Community (ASPC): The APSC shall aim to ensure that countries in the region live at peace with one another and with the world in a just, democratic and harmonious environment.
» ASEAN - India Joint Declaration for Cooperation to Combat International Terrorism: TEXT

 

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
The GCC Charter states that the basic objectives are to effect coordination, integration and inter-connection between Member States in all fields, strengthening ties between their peoples, formulating similar regulations in various fields such as economy, finance, trade, customs, tourism, legislation, administration, as well as fostering scientific and technical progress in industry, mining, agriculture, water and animal resources, establishing scientific research centres, setting up joint ventures, and encouraging cooperation of the private sector. Members: Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.

 

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
SCO is a permanent intergovernmental international organisation creation of which was proclaimed on June 15, 2001 in Shanghai (China) by the Republic of Kazakhstan, the People’s Republic of China, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan. Its prototype is the Shanghai Five mechanism. SCO's main goals are strengthening mutual confidence and good-neighbourly relations among the member countries; promoting effective cooperation in politics, trade and economy, science and technology, culture as well as education, energy, transportation, tourism, environmental protection and other fields; making joint efforts to maintain and ensure peace, security and stability in the region, moving towards the establishment of a new, democratic, just and rational political and economic international order..

 

 
 
 
 
 

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