Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Thai-Africa Initiative


Thai-Africa Initiative

First Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Thai-Africa Initiative

The First Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the Thai – Africa Initiative was held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 16 May 2013. Over 26 Africa envoys attended the meeting and provided insights on the Thai-Africa Initiative. There was general agreement that the idea and underlying principle of Thai-Africa Initiative should include three dimensions: development cooperation, promotion of closer economic partnership, and strategic alignment amongst Africa and Thailand on international and regional issues.

Chair’s Summary SOM I

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Second Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Thai-Africa Initiative

The Second Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the Thai-Africa Initiative is organized between 6-7 September 2013 in Phrachuap Khiri Khan. The objective of the Second SOM is to facilitate a deeper exchange of views on potential areas of cooperation within the three dimensions. Secondly, it is also to discuss the way-forward for the Thai-Africa Initiative. Outcome of the Second SOM would provide inputs for the drafting of a Thai-Africa Plan of Action, as well as the outcome document for the High-Level Dialogue scheduled for February 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

SOM II Draft Agenda SOM II ANNOTATED AGENDA Chair's Summary SOM II Concept Paper Thai-Africa High-Level Dialogue

Details

Africa Ambassadors and Heads of African Diplomatic Missions to the Kingdom of Thailand, and senior officials of African Ministry of Foreign Affairs from African capitals have been invited to participate in the Second Senior Officials’ Meeting on the Thai-Africa Initiative. Event and logistic details are attached herewith:

SOM II Logistics Arrangements SOM II Tentative Programme


Registration

All invited participants are requested to complete registration form through diplomatic channel and via email to thaiafricanpartnership@gmail.com by 19 August 2013.


Contact

Department of South Asian, Middle East and African Affairs,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Sri Ayudhya Road, Bangkok Thailand
Fax. +662 643 5054
e-mail: thaiafricanpartnership@gmail.com

Mr. Nawin Chirapant
Tel. +662 203 5000 ext 12041

Ms. Chayawan Yaibuathes
Tel. +662 203 5000 ext 12085