Europe Launch of the ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017
Following the Asia Launch in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, ASEF and Le Havre Campus of Sciences Po will co-organise the Europe launch of the ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017, Connectivity: Facts and Perspectives on 5 September 2016 in Le Havre, France.
The launch will commence with welcome remarks by Mr Florent BONAVENTURE, Director of Sciences Po Le Havre Campus, followed by remarks delivered by the Guest of Honour, Ambassador Claude BLANCHEMAISON, ASEF Governor for France. Furthermore, a panel discussion titled Asia-Europe Connectivity: Reflecting on the Past, Preparing for the Future will be featured, consisting of 3 French contributors of Volume II: Connecting Asia and Europe.
Professor Sophie ROCHEFORT-GUILLOUET, Professor at Le Havre Campus of Sciences Po, Professor Jean-Louis MARGOLIN, Senior Lecturer at Aix-Marseilles University, and Mr Thierry SCHWARZ, Former Director of ASEF’s Political & Economic Department, will share key points of their respective chapters. They will specifically reflect on the changing facets of Asia-Europe connectivity and address some of main connectivity challenges Asia and Europe are both likely to face in the future.
Asia Launch of the ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017
On the occasion of the 11th ASEM Summit and in conjunction with the 7th Model ASEM, ASEF officially launched its 3rd edition of the Outlook Report series entitled ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017, CONNECTIVITY: Facts and Perspectives on 7 July 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
The ASEF Outlook Report 2016/2017 provides valuable insights into the compelling topic of connectivity. The report assesses the level of Asia-Europe connectivity and acts as a useful reference for stakeholders active in both regions. Similar to the previous two editions, this edition consists of two volumes. While Volume I: Data on Connectivity presents data illustrating the level of connectivity between Asia and Europe, Volume II: Connecting Asia and Europe draws on selected experts’ views on the past, present, and future developments of Asia-Europe connectivity. Digital connectivity, the economics of connectivity, connectivity in the media, culture, education and governance are among the thematic areas extensively explored in this edition.
The launch featured a panel discussion and open discussion with the audience on recent developments and future outlook of connectivity in the context of Asia and Europe, as well as the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process.