The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), in partnership with the Embassy of Italy, organised a public lecture on "the Role of Interfaith Issues in Migrants' Integration" on Wednesday, 5 December 2012 in ASEF.

The lecture was given by Hon. Rocco Buttiglione, currently the President of the Party of Union of the Christian and Centre Democrats of Italy, as well as the Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. Hon. Buttiglione has a strong interest and background in philosophy, social ethics as well as interfaith issues. This talk focused on the interfaith issues in migrants’ integration from an Asian and European perspective.

The lecture took place in ASEF on 5 December 2012. Guests from the business, educational institutions as well as research institutes joined the lecture and engage with the speaker in an interactive Q&A session. Ambassador Anacleto Felicani, Ambassador of Italy to Singapore, and Ambassador Zhang Yan, Executive Director of ASEF, also gave remarks during  the lecture.