4th ASEM Rectors' Conference and Students' Forum (ARC4)
March 2015 (tbc) • China (tbc)
ASEF will organise the 4th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC4) in China in March 2015, in partnership with the International Association of Universities (IAU), ASEAN University Network (AUN), and a Chinese university and the Ministry of Education of China (tbc).
Themed “Innovative Partners for Change: Universities, Business and Society – Asia & Europe...
19th ASEF University (AU19)
12 days in 2015 • Asia (tbc)
AU19 aims to broaden students' and young professionals' horizons on the role of cultural heritage in the process of sustainable urbanisation and its relevance to modern-day societies.
17th November 2014 • Hanoi, Viet Nam
The Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators for a Small Planet - Part II: Measuring Sustainability report is the second in a three-part series. It complements the first publication that focused on a Methodology and Goal Framework.
This innovation study consists of a set of illustrative Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs) that reflect individual countries' respective priorities, goals and...
Creative Encounters - Fourth Edition (2014-15)
15 May - 31 Dec 2014 • Various
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and its partners Arts Network Asia (ANA) and the European network Trans Europe Halles (TEH) have launched the fourth edition of Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe.
Through Creative Encounters, ASEF, ANA and TEH actively foster connections across cultures by supporting artistic collaborations, exchanges...
ASEF Creative Networks 2nd Edition
15 May 2014 - 31 Dec 2014 • Various
ASEF Creative Networks encourages collaborations among networks in order to reinforce the dialogue between cultural professionals from Asia and Europe. Through this programme, ASEF seeks to strengthen its role as a connector between cultural networks of the two regions over the past 15 years. The programme draws from the positive experiences gained through the successful work of the Creative...
Asia-Europe: Energy Challenges and Climate Change
May 2014 - December 2015 • Various
In June 2014, ASEF Executive Director Ambassador Zhang Yan and Asia Centre President Mr. Jean-François Di Meglio singed a partnership agreement that set out the shared ambition of both organizations to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by climate change and specifically the role of energy within the global debate about the transition to a more sustainable future.
The agreement was...
News and Updates on ASEMUS website and newsletter
Established within the framework of the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS), the ASEMUS online platform has been designed to reinforce the exchange of knowledge and information between museum professionals across Asia and Europe, as well as enhance the visibility of the network among wider audiences.
Since its re-launch on the culture360.org online portal, the site has enhanced the profiling of individual...
ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme
The ASEMUS Exchange of Museum Educators Grant Programme enhances the professional development of museum educators in Asia and Europe, and strengthens cultural understanding between the two regions.
The programme seeks to develop a broader knowledge and understanding about Asian and European cultures, share best practices in museum education between partner-museums, and develop capacity in...
ASEF Classroom Network: Project Implementation and Evaluation
Jan - Dec 2014 • Various ASEM Countries
Launched in 1998, the ASEF Classroom Network (ASEF ClassNet) provides opportunities for collaborative learning and intercultural exchanges through the use of ICT among secondary and high schools in ASEM countries.
In 2014 the ASEF ClassNet will include the following core activities:
1) Implementation of new ASEF ClassNet Projects over a period of 5 to 9 months (submitted online by the members...
ASEF Outlook Report 2014/2015 – Facts & Perspectives
Jan - Dec 2014 •
In 2012, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) developed an “Outlook Report” that set out to offer an analysis of the future of Asia-Europe relations and its implications on the ASEM process. The two-volume publication included both quantitative indicators and perceptions, offering separate but complementary sets of insights into the status and future possibilities for Asia-Europe relations....
Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative
June 2013- January 2015 • Asia and Europe
The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative has been undertaken to strengthen the capacity of young diplomats from the ASEM region to engage with public perceptions in Asia and Europe. It provides practical tools and guidelines to conduct public diplomacy campaigns to improve their country’s image, interact with relevant stakeholders and inform the larger public of shifts in foreign policy.
culture360.org Online Community
culture360.org is a portal initiated by the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) and managed by the Culture Department at the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF). Its aim is to stimulate the cultural engagement between Asia and Europe, and enhance greater understanding between the two regions.
Created for and fuelled by artists, cultural practitioners and policy makers, culture360.org is a platform...
film.culture360.org is a sub-site of ASEF's cultural portal culture360.org. It enables professionals working in the film industry to share relevant information with a particular emphasis on Asian and European independent cinema. The website covers different programmes and opportunities that are available to young filmmakers and film producers who want to strengthen their exposure and collaborations...