The summit’s agenda includes strengthening security, ensuring sustainable economic growth in the Asia Pacific Region and developing cooperation in energy, finance, healthcare and education.
The East Asia Summit was established in 2005 for strategic dialogue between the Asia-Pacific leaders on security and economic growth. Meetings in this format take place annually in conjunction with the top-level events of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Eighteen states currently participate in the East Asia Summit: the 10 ASEAN countries and their dialogue partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea and the United States).
- Statement on Counteracting the Distribution of Terrorist Ideology;
- Statement on Chemical Weapons;
- Statement on Cooperation in Poverty Reduction;
- Declaration on Counteracting Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.