3 July 2019 – A total of 14 participants from the higher education institutions left the Sultanate to participate in the 5th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting 2019 (AFMAM) at Bangkok, Thailand.
The participants comprise of nine representatives, eight students and one advisor from Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB); four representatives, three students and one advisor from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD); and a student from Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).
The 5th AFMAM is organised by the ASEAN Foundation and scheduled to take place at Chulalongkorn University from July 4 – 9. The programme aims to allow the students to understand diplomacy and how decision makers of ASEAN Member States address regional issues at the various ASEAN meetings. The trip also involves on-site coaching workshops, simulations exercises and institutional visit.