The resolution suggests enhancing multinational cooperation to narrow the development gap and ensure sustainable poverty reduction and effective implementation of social welfare.
It calls for considering a common institutional framework for the AEC to be established.
Vietnam also proposed modifications to a resolution from Indonesia on combating marine plastic debris and micro-plastic.
It suggested mentioning the United Nations’ sustainable-development goal of enhancing conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources.
Vietnam urged fellow member-countries’ governments to promote campaigns to wean consumers away from using plastic bags.
Published : September 21, 2017
By : Viet Nam News Asia News Network