The 11th Conference on ASEAN-China People-to-People Friendship (CACPPF) was successfully held from 6th to 8th August 2017, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The Conference themed "Strengthening People-to-People Friendship for Peace Protection and Cooperation", was hosted by the Cambodia-China Friendship Association (CCFA).
Representatives from the founding members of CACPPF, such as friendship associations in China and ASEAN countries, were invited. The Conference recorded approximately 600 persons attending, including some notable guests such as HE Mme Gu Xiulian (President of China-ASEAN Association), HE Mr Hor Nanhong (Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia), HE Mr Ek Sam Ol (President of CCFA) and other representatives from the friendship associations.
SCFA sent a 16-person delegation, led by President, Prof Phua Kok Khoo. The other delegates were Dr Ker Sin Tze (Honorary Advisor), Mr Ong Eng Chang (Vice President), Mr Ng Yan Huay (Honorary Secretary), Mr Ng Swan Meen (Honorary Treasurer), Mr Loh Weng Kee, Mr Chew Sin Hwa, Mr Wang Shouzhi, Ms Fang Ying (committee members), Mr Teo Kim Leng (member) and Mr Sia Geng Jie (secretary).
The Conference participants discussed on topics such as responses to the strategy of One Belt One Road, youth friendship for peace and cooperation, urban planning and development, tourism etc. During the Conference, SCFA also met with HE Mme Gu Xiulian, discussing on the friendship activities between Singapore and China over the year, together generating and exchanging new ideas to develop more cooperation. Further discussion would be carried out at the 2nd Leaders' Meeting between ASEAN-China People-to-People Friendship to be held next year.
The Conference passed the Siem Reap Declaration, and announced that the 12th Conference on ASEAN-China People-to-People Friendship to be held in year 2019, and hosted by Indonesia.