21ST AIPO GENERAL ASSEMBLY

10-15 SEPTEMBER 2000

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL

DRAFT PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES FOR DELEGATES

(All venues refer to the Shangri-La Hotel, unless otherwise stated)

As at 30.5.2000

Sunday, 10 September 2000

- Delegates, Observers and Spouses arrive at Singapore Changi Airport

- Welcomed at the VIP Complex and proceed to Shangri-La Hotel, Orange
  Grove Road
  - Regristration of Delegates, Observers and Spouses at Shangri-La Hotel
  Venue: Mezzanine Foyer

 

6.30 pm      

- Wecome Reception hosted by the Singapore AIPO National Group 
  Venue: Waterfall Terrace (Level)
  Dress: Casual

 

3.00 pm      

- Executive Committee Meeting
  (Leaders of AIPO Member Delegations and Special Observer Delegations, and 2
  delegations from each delegation)
  Vanue: Pavilion (Level 1)
  Dress: Casual
  • Discussion/Adoption of:
  • Programme of Activities for the 21st General Assembly
  • Draft AGenda for the General Assembly
  • Draft Topic for Dialogue with Observers
  • Setting up and Membership of Committees
  1. Committee on Political Matters
  2. Committee on Economic Matters
  3. Committee on Social Matters
  4. Committee on Organisational Matters
  5. Committee on Dealogue with Observers
  6. Committee on Joint Communique
  7. Women Parliamentarians of AIPO (WAIPO)
  • Date and Venue of 22nd General Assembly
  • Other

Monday, 11 September 2000

6.30 am - Breakfast
8.30 am   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
9.00 am - Courtesy Call by Leader of AIPO Member Delegations and Special Observer
  Delegation on Mr Tan Soo Khoon, President of AIPO and Speaker of the
  Parliament of Singapore
  Venue: Casuarian Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Loung Suit

 

9.20 am - Courtesy Call by Leaders of Observer Delegations on Mr Tan Soo Khoon,
  President of AIPO and Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore
  Venue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit
  After the countesy calls, Leaders, of AIPO Member Delegations and Special
  Observer Delegations proceed to the VIP Room at Island A Ballroom to await the
  arrial of the Prime Minister of Singapore

 

9.45 am - Official Opening of the 21st General Assembly by the Prime Minister of Singapore
  Venue: Island A Ballroom (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit
  • AIPO song
  • Welcome Speech by Mr Tan Soo Khoon, President of AIPO and
          Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore
  • Opening Address by the Prime Minister of Singapore
  • Reception
          Venue: Island Ballroom Foyer (Level 1)

 

10.30 am - First Plenary Session of the 21st General Assembly
  enue: Island B Ballroom (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit
  • Statements by Leaders of AIPO Member Delegations
  • Indonesia
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Singapore
  • Statements by Leaders of Special Observer Delegations
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Myanmar
  • Statements by Leaders of Observer Delegations
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • People's Republic of China
  • European Parliament
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Russia
  • Discussion and Adoption of:
  • Programme of Activities
  • Agenda
  • Topics of Dialogue with Observers
  • Membership of Committees

 

1.00 pm - Lunch
2.00   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
2.00 pm - Committee Meetings
  • Committee on Political Matters
          Venue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Committee on Economic Matters
          Venue: Banyan Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Committee on Social Matters
          Venue: Gardenia Room (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Committee on Organisational Matters
          Venue: Red/White Azalea Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Committee on Dialogue with observers
          Venue: Pink Azalea Room (Mezzanine Floor)

 

7.00 pm Delegates, Observers and Spouses leave Shangri-La Hotel for Parliament House
   Parliament House
7.15 pm -  Tour of Parliament House by Delegattes, Observers and Spouses
8.00 pm Dinner hosted by Mr Tan Soo Khoon, President of AIPO and Mrs Tan So Khoon
   Venue: Parliament Garden, Parliament House (Level 1)
   Dress: Casual

 

Tuesday, 12 September 2000

 

6.30 am -  Breakfast
8.30 am    Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
9.00 am    Resumption of Committee Meetings
  • Committee on Political Matters
          Venue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Committee on Economic Matters
          Venue: Banyan Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Committee on Social Matters
          Venue: Gerdenia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Committee on Organisational Matters
          Venue: Red/White Azalea Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)

 

11.00 am -  Meeting of Women Parliamentarians of AIPO (WAIPO)
12.30 pm    Venue: Pavilion (Level 1)
-  Dialogue with Observer Countries
  • Australia
          Vanue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Canada
          Venue: Banyan Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • People's Republic of China
          Venue: Jurong Room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • European Parliament
          Venue: Tanglin Room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Japan
          Venue: Katong Room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Korea
          Venue: Gardenia Room (Mezzanine Floor)
  • New Zealand
          Venue: Red/White Azalea Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Papua New Guinea
          Venue: Pink Azalea Room (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Russia
          Venue: Pink/White Peony Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)

 

12.30 pm - Lunch
1.30 pm   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
2.00 pm - Resumption of Meeting of Women Parliamentarians of AIPO
4.15 pm   (WAIPO)
  Venue: Pavilion (Level 1)
- Committee on Joint Communique
  Venue: Valley Room (Level 1) (Valley Wing)
- Resumption of Dialogue with Observeer Countries
  • Australia
          Venue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Canada
          Venue: Banyan Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • People's Republic of China
          Venue: Jurong Room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • European Parliament
          Venue: Tanglin room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Japan
          Venue: Katong Room (Island Ballroom) (Level 1)
  • Korea
          Venue: Gardenia Room (Mezzanine Floor)
  • New Zealand
          Venue: Red/White Azalea Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Papua New Guinea
          Venue: Pink Azalea Room (Mezzanine Floor)
  • Russia
          Venue: Pink/White Peony Rooms (Mezzanine Floor)

 

4.15 pm - Leaders of AIPO Member Delegations and Special Observer
  Delegations and their spouses leave Shangri-La Hotel for the Istana

 

4.30 pm - Courtesy Call on Mr SR Nathan, President of Singapore, and the First
  Lady by leaders of AIPO Member Delegations and Special Observer
  Delegations and their spouses
  Venue: West Drawing Room, Istana
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit

 

4.45 pm - Other Delegates, Observers and their spouses leae Shangri-La Hotel for the Istana
5.00 pm - Gerden party hosted by President SR Nathan and the First Lady
  Venue: Istana
  Dress: National Dress/Shirt and Tie
6.00 pm - Delegates and spouse depart Istana for Shangri-La Hotel
 

Embassy Night

Wednesday, 13 September 2000

 

6.30 am - Breakfast
9.00 am   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
9.00 am - Resumption of Committee on Joint Communique
  Venue: Valley Room (Level 1) (Valley Wing)
12.30 pm - Lunch
2.00 pm   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
2.00 pm - Second Plenary Session of the 21st General Assembly
  Venue: Island B Ballroom (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit
  • Presetation of Reports of Committees by Chairmen of
          Committee and Adoption of Reports
  • Committee on Political Matters
  • Committee on Economic Matters
  • Committee on Social Matters
  • Committee on Organisational Matters
  • Committee on Dialogue with Observers
  • Women Parliamentatians of AIPO (WAIPO)
  • Committee on Joint Communique
  • Announcement of the Date and Venue of 22nd General Assambly
  • Signing of the Joint Communique by Leaders of the AIPO Member Delegations

 

2.45 pm - Closing Ceremony
  Venue: Island B Ballroom (Level 1)
  Dress: National Dress/Lounge Suit
  • Closing speech by Mr Tan soo Khoon, President of AIPO
  • Transfer of the Offices of the President and Secretary-General of AIPO
  • Acceptance Speech By Mr...., incoming President of AIPO and......

 

3.15 pm - Press conference by Leaders of AIPO Member Delegations
  Venue: Casuarina Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
7.30 pm - Farewell Dinner hosted by Mr Tan Soo Khoom, Speaker of the Parliament of
  Singapore, and Mrs Tan Soo Khoon
  Venue: Tower A Ballroom (Level 1)
  Dress: Casual

 

Thursday, 14 September 2000

 

6.00 am - Breakfast
9.00 am   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
6.00 am - Leave Shangri-La Hotel for Breakfast, Golf Game and Lunch at Orchid
  Country Club
or
9.00 am - Leave Shangri-La Hotel for visit to Sentosa Island and Lunch (The
  Pavilion, Rasa Sentorsa Resort)
7.30 pm - Dinner
  Venue:
 

Friday, 15 September 2000

 

6.30 am - Breakfast
8.30 am   Venue: Acacia Room (Tower Ballroom) (Level 1)
- Delegates, Observers and Spouses depart