STRENGTHENING THE INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY OF THE AHA CENTRE FOR ASEAN DISASTER CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMMES
AHA Centre Work Plan 2025 envisions AHA Centre as an enabler for ASEAN to become a global leader in disaster management by 2025.
The ASEAN Vision 2025 on Disaster Management also outlines the expectations of ASEAN Member States for AHA Centre to “play a stronger role in facilitating capacity building to bring ASEAN Member States to regionally and globally recognized standards” as well as identifying AHA Centre’s potential to become “the network coordinator for regional centres for excellence for training and leadership in disaster management and emergency response and the engagement of the regional policy community” to nurture the next generation of leaders and thought leadership in ASEAN.
On 23 June 2022, Executive Director of AHA Centre, Lee Yam Ming and Ambassador of New Zealand to ASEAN, H.E. Stuart Donald Cave Calman launched AHA Centre’s partnership with New Zealand with a project titled “Strengthening the Institutional Capacity of the AHA Centre for ASEAN Disaster Capacity Building Programmes”. The partnership will focus on strengthening AHA Centre’s institutional capacity to provide world-class disaster management courses and capacity building programmes.
The 1st Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting was conducted online on 10 April 2023 to update the PSC members on the progress of the project. This included updates on impact study, roadmap, and Learning Management System (LMS).
Assessing the impact of the previous and existing ASEAN’s capacity building programmes on ASEAN and ASEAN Member Sates capacity and to evaluate the sustainability of the the impacts
Will serve a comprehensive, concrete, and practical strategy for enhcancing ASEAN and ASEAN Member States capacities on disaster management for the period of 2023 – 2033
To maximise the impact and widen the coverage of the AHA Centre’s knowledge and outreach
Written by: Moch Syifa