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Regional Integration Series

ASEM@10: Connecting Civil Societies Of Asia And Europe

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07 Sep 06 - 08 Sep 06 Asia-Europe Foundation Governance & Economy Department Regional Integration Series Governance & Human Rights

Helsinki (Finland)


This conference gathered 60 representatives from NGOs, the business sector, the academe, media, youth organisations, and research institutes to review the state of Asia-Europe relations with a focus on civil society partnerships and business links.

It was the second event of the "Connecting Civil Societies" series and a side event to the ASEM6 Summit, featuring plenary sessions and two workshops. Assigned workshop rapporteurs reported the outcomes on the workshop discussions at a concluding plenary open to ASEM officials and participants of the ASEF Editors' Roundtable, which also took place in September 2006.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland

International Institute of Asian Studies

European Institute of Asian Studies

Japan Centre for International Exchange