ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation
Be an ASEAN institution for research activities on peace, conflict management and conflict resolution; promote and (or) fulfil activities agreed in the ASEAN Political-Security Community Blueprint; as well as possible additional activities.
The ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (ASEAN-IPR) was established as an action line under Provision B.2.2 of the APSC Blueprint (2010-2015), which aims to strengthen research activities on peace, conflict management and conflict resolution. At the 18th ASEAN Summit on 8 May 2011, the ASEAN Leaders adopted a Joint Statement on the Establishment of an ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation. The Terms of Reference (TOR) of the ASEAN-IPR was adopted by the 45th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) in July 2012 and launched on 18 November 2012 by the ASEAN Leaders on the sides of the 21st ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
- Youth Conference
As an outcome of the two-day event ASEAN-IPR Youth Conference on Peace and Tolerance: Building Unity and Common Understanding in Countering Intolerance and Violent Extremism that took place in Indonesia in October 2018, the “ASEAN Youth Declaration on Peace and Tolerance” was created. The Declaration was read aloud by ASEAN Youth Representatives at the Closing of the Conference. This event invited 33 young delegations from ASEAN Member States and Republic of Korea to share their perspectives and experiences, and finally create a commitment to-wards their contribution to fight against intolerance and violent extremism in their communities. Additionally, this event invited 100 young representatives to get insights from Institute’s excellent speakers on what are the next steps in building a more tolerance society. The 'Youth Exhibition' was held as Institute’s side event of 'Regional Youth Conference on Peace and Tolerance: Building Unity and Common Understanding in Countering Intolerance and Violent Extremism' where guest artist and guest speakers were invited.
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