ASEF Executive Director, Ambassador ZHANG Yan, took part in the ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) from 28-30 April 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. He presented various contributions of ASEF to the ASEM process, as well as ASEF’s upcoming activities for 2014 to support 10th ASEM Summit (ASEM10).
The ASEM SOM continued preparations for the upcoming ASEM10, which will be held from 16-17 October 2014 in Milan, Italy. The Summit will gather the Heads of State and Governments of the 51 ASEM members. The theme of ASEM10 will be “Responsible Partnership for Sustainable Growth and Security”.