Arts and Culture plays an important role to reinforce understanding between Asia and Europe. ASEF undertakes innovative programmes in cultural cooperation, sustaining...

View more projects in Culture »



Education is central to the development of the individual and the progress of society at large. ASEF has initiated several programmes that strengthen...

View more projects in Education »


Sustainable Development

Environment and sustainable development issues have climbed to the top of the international agenda in recent years, given the need to change the global system...

  • 10th ASEF Journalists' Colloquium

    The 10th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium will focus on media reporting on crises prevention, response and recovery. The Colloquium...

  • ENVforum 2015

    Since its creation in 2003, the Asia-Europe Environment Forum (ENVform) has brought together stakeholders from Asia and Europe...

View more projects in Sustainable Development »



ASEF activities under the Economy theme focus on the impact of the crisis on society, engaging representatives from government and civil society in a collective...

View more projects in Economy »



Countries in Asia and Europe have different political systems. There is much to gain from sharing their experiences in dealing with challenges faced in their...

View more projects in Governance »


Public Health

ASEF aims to establish the ASEF Network for Public Health, a bi-regional platform for enhanced collaboration on health-related issues between Asia and Europe.

View more projects in Public Health »


Intercommunal Dialogue

Religion remains a powerful societal force in many parts of the world. These tensions arise not only in an inter-faith or intra-faith context, but also between...

View more projects in Intercommunal Dialogue »

ASEF’s projects advance the priorities of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which are relevant to both regions. Our projects cover 7 broad themes, and take the form of conferences, lecture tours, workshops, seminars, web-based platforms and book, CD and DVD publications.

Watch our corporate video:

Watch our organisation video