Senior ASEAN Statesmen

About Project

This project is a record of the various achievements and significant developments in the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The collection includes interviews with senior ASEAN government leaders and administrators from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.

What we find in the collection are accounts of ASEAN’s annual Summit Meetings, the different facets of cooperation (eg. economic, environmental, trade etc.) between the member states, as well as the factors determining regional cooperation.

Interviewees include Siddhi Savetsila, a Thai air force officer and Thailand’s representative in the United Nations and ASEAN, Dr Pachariyangkun Upadit, the Permanent Representative of Thailand to the United Nations in the 1960s, and Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani, the Ambassador to Australia from 1981 to 1986.

Names of Interviewees in Senior ASEAN Statesmen

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