The 26th Network of East Asia Think Tanks Country Coordinators Meeting (NEAT CCM)
March 31, 2017 | Four Points by Sheraton, Seoul, Namsan


The 26th Network of East Asian Think Tanks Country Coordinators Meeting (NEAT CCM) was held on March 30 to April 1, 2017 in Seoul, Korea. It was convened by the Korean Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and was attended by members of NEAT Country Coordinators from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, PR. China, Japan, and Republic of Korea.



     Officially recognized at the “10+3" summit meeting, Network of East Asian Think-tanks (NEAT) is a mechanism for research and academic exchange, and a platform for the second-track diplomacy in the regional cooperation among “10+3" countries in East Asia. It aims at integrating the research resources in East Asia, promoting the academic exchanges and providing intellectual support for East Asian cooperation. To be more specific, by establishing a network among East Asian think-tanks, governments and enterprises and promoting the interaction of these three circles, it intends to study the key issues related to East Asian cooperation, work out strategic ideas and concrete policy suggestions for the regional integration and submit research reports to the “10+3" summit meeting.