Peace Palace, Phnom Penh
18 November 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III and nine other heads of ASEAN held their retreat session after their meeting with the ASEAN Business Advisory Council and the signing of the ASEAN Leaders’ Statement on Human Rights Declaration to continue the discussions on this year’s summit agenda.

Setting the path to achieve the realization of an ASEAN Community by 2015 and addressing the issues concerning regional peace and security to ensure prosperity and inclusive growth in the entire ASEAN region are just among its priorities.