According to Article 31 of the ASEAN Charter, the Chairmanship of ASEAN shall rotate annually, based on the alphabetical order of the English names of Member States. A Member State assuming the Chairmanship shall chair the ASEAN Summit and related summits, the ASEAN Coordinating Council, the three ASEAN Community Councils, relevant ASEAN Sectoral Ministerial Bodies and senior officials, and the Committee of Permanent Representatives.

乐动体育南安普顿Thailand is the Chair of ASEAN for 2019 and the theme of its ASEAN Chairmanship is “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”. For more information on Thailand chairmanship: 

Previous and current Chairs of ASEAN over the years:

Year

Chair

2020Viet Nam
2019Thailand
2018Singapore
2017Philippines
2016Lao PDR
2015Malaysia
2014Myanmar
2013Brunei
2012Cambodia
2011Indonesia
2010Viet Nam
2009Thailand
2008Thailand
2007Singapore
2006Philippines
2005Malaysia
2004Lao PDR
2003Indonesia
2002Cambodia
2001Brunei Darussalam
2000Singapore
1999Philippines
1998Viet Nam
1997Malaysia
1996Indonesia
1995Thailand
1992Singapore
1987Philippines
1977Malaysia
1976Indonesia