Joint Summit Declaration: 4th GMS Summit of Leaders

The 4th GMS Summit of Leaders was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 19–20 December 2011. 

The leaders of the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion issued a joint declaration, entitled "Beyond 2012: Towards a New Decade of GMS Strategic Development Partnership." They agreed on a new 10-year plan to boost growth, development and poverty reduction across the subregion. They endorsed a strategic framework for 2012 to 2022 that calls for a range of new measures to strengthen regional cooperation, including more effective resource utilization and more careful balancing of development with environmental concerns.