Workshop "Risk Communications for Public Health Emergencies: What to Learn from Real-life Events"
2-3 October 2014
From 2010 to 2013, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Public Health Network implemented the Accurate Scenarios Active Preparedness (ASEF–ASAP) project to strengthen multi-sector pandemic preparedness...
Economist Roundtable: Side-event to the 11th ASEM Finance Ministers’ Meeting
12 September 2014
On 12 September 2014, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), Bruegel and the Italian Presidency of the EU Council hosted a special roundtable event on the side-lines of the 11th ASEM Finance Ministers’ Meeting.
Health of Chinese and Filipino Migrants in Milan: Present Challenges Potential Opportunities
9 October 2013
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and Fondazione ISMU, with the support of Milan Municipality, will co-host a Public Event 'Health of Chinese and Filipino Migrants in Milan: Present...
Expert Consultation - Strengthening Bi-regional Capacity for Managing Public Health Emergencies
16 - 17 Sep 2013
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Public Health Network organises a consultation round with its key-stakeholders, including international and regional organisations, to take stock of the priorities for...
Developing a Better Policy Context for Social Enterprises in Asia and Europe
15 Jul 2013 - 16 Jul 2013
The Asia-Europe Foundations (ASEF) Public Health Network and British Council’s Skills for Social Entrepreneurs programme brought in Asia-Europe senior policy influencers in Berlin for a two...
Effective Risk Communication for Public Health Emergencies and the Role of Social Media
3 - 4 June 2013
Risk communication plays a vital role in mitigating the adverse impacts of a public health emergency. However, recent events have shown that risk communication is not easy to manage. Trust is a key element...
Bringing the Migrant Health Discourse into Policy
28 Nov 2012 - 29 Nov 2012
"Migration is a fact of life and governments face the challenge of integrating the health needs of migrants into national plans, policies and strategies," reported the World Health Organization (WHO) in...
Strategy Development Workshop on Pandemic Preparedness and Response for Food Supply Security
22 October - 23 October 2012
Within a “whole-of-society” approach to pandemic preparedness, the food sector is recognised as an essential service which needs to be maintained during a pandemic or any public health emergency. The...
Mutual Perceptions of Asia and Europe in a Changing Global Environment
ASEF and its partners will launch the publication "Asia in the Eyes of Europe - Images of a Rising Giant" in Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo
Asia in the Eyes of Europe - Images of a Rising Giant
June and July 2012
ASEF and its partners will launch the publication "Asia in the Eyes of Europe - Images of a Rising Giant" in Paris, Brussels, Berlin,
Call for Research Proposals
05 June-08 July 2012
About the Joint Research project:
The selected research team will have a balanced representation of Asian and European nationals. They will liaise with ASEF to conduct policy-oriented research to:
Skills for Social Entrepreneurs
21-23 May 2012; 18-20 June 2012
What is Skills for Social Entrepreneurs?
Skills for Social Entrepreneurs is a capacity building programme that provides skills and support systems for a new community of social entrepreneurs. The first...
Social determinants of migrants’ health across Asia and Europe
08-09 March 2012
The ASEF Public Health Network will organise a series of research exchange workshops from 2012 to 2013.
The first workshop in 2012 was on 8 – 9 March in Barcelona, co-organised with Casa Asia.
Health and Migration: perspectives from Asia and Europe
07 March 2012
Several social determinants create regional and cross-border impact on migrants’ health in Asia and Europe.This Public Talk was an interactive forum to share and know more about such perceptions.
Asia & Europe: are we prepared for future pandemics?
02 February 2012
The ASEF Public Health Network organised a Public Briefing to share the ASEF-ASAP (Accurate Scenarios, Active Preparedness) scenarios for pandemic preparedness. The event was held on Thursday 2 February...
ASEF Public Health Network: 3rd Advisory Group Meeting
01 February 2012
The Advisory Group Meeting for ASEF Public Health Network was held on 1February 2012 in Brussels, Belgium.
Members of the Group provided technical and strategic inputs to the Network’s activities for...
Strategy Development Workshop on Preparedness for Pandemics and Public Health Emergencies in the Passenger Air Transport Sector
15-16 December 2011
Scenario planning approach to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response
10th Asia-Europe Young Volunteers’ Exchange: Health on Stage
20 Aug 11 - 01 Oct 11
21 young volunteers from 14 ASEM countries are participating at the 10th Asia-Europe Young Volunteers Exchange programme: Health on Stage. They are working closely with the local communities in southern...
ASEF scenarios to deal with future pandemics
13 Jun 2011
The ASEF Public Health Network organised the ASEF-ASAP (Accurate Scenarios - Active Preparedness) scenarios on Monday 13 June in Bangkok.
4th Connecting Civil Societies of Asia and Europe
1-3 October 2010
The global and regional environment in which the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) operates has changed significantly since its inception in 1996. Financial crises, terrorism, climate change, and pandemics...
16th ASEF University
29 Jun 10 - 10 Jul 10
This instalment of ASEF University promoted discussion on how barriers to quality healthcare could be reduced, and how awareness on public health issues could be increased. It was an opportunity for...
ASEM Initiative For The Rapid Containment Of Pandemic Influenza: Launching Ceremony
25 May 09 - 25 May 09
The Launching Ceremony was opened with remarks by key speakers from ASEF and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Japan and Vietnam respectively, The event was followed by the symbolic handover of an...
Database On Education Exchange Programmes (DEEP) 2007: Website Launch
13 Apr 07 - 30 Dec 99
DEEP was formally launched on 13 April 2007 in Singapore as one of the events commemorating the ASEF's 10th Anniversary. About 60 guests attended the launch, including representatives of Singapore's...
11 Apr 05 - 13 Apr 05
Asia-Europe Programme For Emerging Public Sector Leaders: Leadership Through Uncertainty
11 Apr 05 - 13 Apr 05
This meeting brought together 34 young diplomats and emerging public sector leaders from 21 countries, including the following new ASEM member countries:
Asia-Europe Environment Forum: 2nd Roundtable Discussion
25 Mar 04 - 26 Mar 04
"In my view; for there to be progress in the next round of climate change commitments, I feel that there has to be strong coalition and that coalition is missing right now. At this point in time, the negotiations...