East Asia Summit (EAS) East Asia Summit (EAS)

East Asia Summit (EAS)

An Annual Leaders’ led forum for dialogue on broad strategic, political and economic issues of common interest and concern with the aim of promoting peace, stability and economic prosperity in East Asia. EAS has been actively striving to contribute to a rules-based approach in managing interstate relations in the region; promotes strategic trust; and help ensure transparent and predictable behavior. At the forum, it is common for leaders from 18 EAS participating countries to participate and intervene on issues of common concern.

From the Indian side, the Prime Minister of India participates and intervenes at the plenary session, on various regional and international issues of common concern. The EAS Summit and ASEAN-India Summit are usually held in October-November every year.

16th EAS Summit

27 October, 2021

   MEA Press Release

   Chairman’s Statement Of The 16th East Asia Summit, 27 October 2021

   East Asia Summit Leaders’ "Statement on Mental Health Cooperation"

   East Asia Summit Leaders’ "Statement on Sustainable Recovery"

 East Asia Summit Leaders’ "Statement on Economic Growth Through Tourism Recovery"

   Ministry of External Affairs - Press Statement

  Transcript of Special Virtual Briefing on East Asia Summit and India-ASEAN Summit by Secretary (East)

15th EAS Summit

14 November, 2020

   MEA Press Release

   Chairman's statement

   EAS Leaders Statement on Women Peace and Security

   EAS Leaders Statement on Strengthening Collective Capacity in Epidemics Prevention and Response

   EAS Leaders Statement on Marine Sustainability

   EAS Leaders Statement on Cooperation to Promote Steady Growth of Regional Economy

14th EAS Summit

4 November, 2019

   MEA Press Release

   Chairman's statement

   EAS Statement on Sustainability

   EAS Statement Combat Transnational Crime

   EAS Statement on Combatting the Spread of Illicit Drug

13th EAS Summit

15 November, 2018

   MEA Press Release

   Chairman's statement

   EAS Leaders Statement on Combating Marine Plastic Debris

   EAS Leaders’ Statement on Deepening Cooperation in the Security of ICT and of the Digital Economy

12th EAS Summit

14 November, 2017

   MEA Press Release

   Chairman's statement

   EAS Leaders Statement on Anti Money Laundering and Countering the Financing Terrorism

   EAS Leaders Statement on Poverty Alleviation

   EAS Leaders Statement on Chemical Weapons

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