Rethinking AIPA: The Overlooked Assembly in ASEAN’s Shadow

ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)’s 44th General Assembly, recently convened in Jakarta, drew limited media attention despite crucial resolutions focusing on youth’s political engagement.

While AIPA’s current structure is far from a regional parliament, its principles should resonate with Southeast Asia’s populace.

Enhancements, from improved visibility to dedicated infrastructure, could reshape its role, bridging regional aspirations with national interests.