QualityInstitute Experience ARISE ASEAN

TA for the ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the European Union (ARISE)


Asean, European Commission. 2012-2016.


The purpose of ARISE is to enhance the capacities of the ASEAN Member States to harmonize and implement policies and regulations in the economic and trade sectors effectively, and doing so while drawing on EU experience, so as to contribute to the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) blueprint for the effective realisation of the AEC.

Our Consortium is deploying the TA for the implementation of the following interventions:

  • Strengthen process management of the overall ASEAN economic integration: provision of capacity building for an enhanced management of integration process through intensified EU ASEAN dialogue on wider strategic options drawing on EU experience.
  • Foster progress in achieving free flow of goods within ASEAN: remove barriers related to Transport and Customs, enhance the policy framework for ASEAN regional quality infrastructure (based on EU experience), and harmonise standards and its supporting policy framework at the regional level.
  • Strengthen capacity of the ASEAN Secretariat to support AEC implementation and integration through the design of comprehensive programs for stakeholders' engagement in integration initiatives in particular the business community and the SMEs.



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