On 27 September 2023, Ambassador Toru MORIKAWA, Executive Director of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), welcomed to ASEF Mr Julian HERMANN, Senior Programme Manager at the Julius Baer Foundation.
The Julius Baer Foundation is committed to reducing inequalities in wealth, education and opportunity. The organisation is actively supporting projects to reduce wealth and education inequality with a focus in Asia.
Ms Reka TOZSA, Director of ASEF Education Department, also attended the meeting. Education is one of ASEF’s key thematic areas. ASEF education projects promote inclusive & equitable access across all education sectors and engage civil society and government stakeholders in interdisciplinary, technology-driven and lifelong learning opportunities to enhance quality education.
During the meeting, both sides focused on the importance equity and equality in education. They also acknowledged that partnerships play a pivotal role advancing progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals by synergizing efforts and resources to address common global challenges and achieve a more sustainable future. As they explored possible ways to cooperate in area of education, they agreed to continue the exchange of information and ideas.
ASEF is an intergovernmental not-for-profit organisation which brings together the peoples of Asia and Europe to address common global challenges.