Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit
The Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit will be organised by the Government of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the ASEAN Secretariat, the United Nations ESCAP, and, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 23 to 25 August 2023, Bali, Indonesia.
The Summit will focus on three main activities, namely a High-Level Ministers Meeting overseeing MSME, economic, and investment development. multi-stakeholder dialogues on the promotion of IB practices, MSMEs Business and Financial Matching, and IB Showcase and Site Visit in Bali, Indonesia. To advance the promotion, adoption, and implementation of IB in ASEAN, the Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit commissions dialogue to explore opportunities to prepare an enabling environment to incentivise businesses for a sustainable future, such as through the establishing the ASEAN IB Acceleration Programme to support and finance inclusive business models.
To elevate IB promotion at the higher level, Indonesia proposes to submit a Joint Ministerial Statement on the “Plan of Action for the Promotion of Inclusive Business in ASEAN” during the 55th AEM Meeting scheduled in August 2023, which will be discussed at the High-Level session on the “Plan of Action for the Promotion of Inclusive Business in ASEAN” during the Sixth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit.
For more information, visit the ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit webpage.