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ASEF to Participate in “ASEM: A Partnership for the 21st Century”

Published on 03 Jul 2014

ED_speakASEF Executive Director, Ambassador ZHANG Yan, will be participating at the upcoming conference on ASEM: A Partnership for the 21st Century on 8 July 2014 at the Palais des Académies in Brussels, Belgium.

Ambassador ZHANG will be speaking on building and promoting people-to-people contacts between Asia and Europe as part of ASEF's mandate from ASEM.

The Conference comes in preparation of the upcoming 10th ASEM Summit to be held from 16-17 October 2014 in Milan, Italy, which will gather the heads of the 51 ASEM members.

Ambassador ZHANG joins a prestigious group of speakers at the conference, including EU Commissioner for Education, Androulla VASSILIOU, EU Commissioner for Trade, Karel de GUCHT, and Chairman of the Board of the BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt, Michael SCHAEFER.

The event is organised by Friends of Europe. You can register and find more information on the conference website: