The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is an economic union comprising 10 member states in Southeast Asia, which promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration between its members and other countries in Asia.
- ASEAN’s primary objective was to accelerate economic growth and through that social progress and cultural development
- A secondary objective was to promote regional peace and stability based on the rule of law and the principle of the United Nations charter.
Flag of Association of Southeast Asian Nations
The Flag of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is one of the official symbols of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It consists of the official emblem of ASEAN on a blue background.
The official symbolism of the flag is detailed in the ASEAN Charter. Blue represents peace and stability, red represents courage and dynamism, white represents purity, and yellow represents prosperity.
- The stalks symbolise ASEAN’s ten members.
- The colours of the flag: blue, red, white, and yellow, Represent the main colours of the national flags of all ten ASEAN member states.
Flags of ASEAN members