FORSEAA 'Forum of Small Medium Economics AFRICA ASEAN' is an inter-governmental forum, aim to harness the Small Medium Economics between AFRICA and ASEAN and to build alliances to wide arrays of market from various parts of the world, to expand the market, to enhance design and branding image, to improve competitiveness and access to capital and advocacy of sovereign policy.
FORSEAA was initiated on 26th September 2012 by the Government of Seychelles and Indonesia in the presence of the respective foreign mission from the AFRICA and ASEAN nations at Jakarta, Indonesia.
FORSEAA Charter was adopted on 04th March 2014 by the respective founder member countries from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Lao, Myanmar, Nigeria, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe and has been ratified by Regulation of Minister of Cooperative and Small Medium Economics Republic of Indonesia No.29/Kep/M.KUKM/IX/2014 dated September 29, 2014.
FORSEAA permanent secretariat is based in Jakarta and responsible to administer and organize the smooth running of the initiatives and programs to reveal a new potential development of the economic powers through Small Medium Economics of AFRICA and ASEAN.
FORSEAA memberships are free and open to:
MEMBERS (national, regional and local government)
AFFILIATES (international organization, association, academic, professional)
PARTNERS (corporate, business, financial institution, media)
September 26, 2012 - Introduction of FORSEAA
The Minister of Cooperative and SME, Vice Minister of Industry, Director General Small Medium Industry
of Ministry of Industry, Director Africa and Director of ASEAN of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, of the Republic
of Indonesia together with Special Envoy of Seychelles for ASEAN and Ambassadors and Representative of
Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Egypt, Guinea, Lao, Libya,Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Africa,
Singapore, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia and Zimbabwe at Hotel Borbudur Jakarta