Description: As Cambodia takes the chairship of ASEAN in 2012, civil society in the country is determined to
organize an ASEAN Civil Society Conference (ACSC)/ ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (APF) on March
29‐31, 2012 in Phnom Penh. The date has been identified with the purpose of mirroring the
official process of the 20th ASEAN Summit that will be conducted on April 3‐4, 2012. The second
phase of ACSC/APF event will be organized ahead of the 21st ASEAN Summit in November 2012.
Founded earlier in 2011 aiming at gathering of 6 groups of people who share the same interest,
activity, or achievement: professional group, civil servants, NGOs, Academics, Business Owners, and