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Europe Asia Forum 3: Asia And Europe At The New Millennium

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14 Apr 00 - 15 Apr 00 Asia-Europe Foundation Governance & Economy Department Europe Asia Forum Economy



Fifty high-level Asian and European participants from the world of politics, media, academia, and business attended this forum, which was held over two days. Participants had the opportunity to discuss the state of Asia's economy and the impact of the economic crisis on Asia's political landscape. They also traded views on the launch of the Euro, the European Union's further enlargement and integration, and its ambition to develop a common foreign and security policy.


- Asian post-crisis: Economic recovery and political landscape

- Europe's economic prospects and foreign policy

- A knowledge-based economy in the 21st century


Prof. S. Jayakumar, Minister for Law and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore


Amb. Camilo Barcia, Director of Cabinet Planning of Foreign Policy, Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Erik Izraelewicz, Editor of Les Echos, France

Hon. Fidel V. Ramos, Chairman of Ramos Peace and Development Foundation and former President of the Philippines

Dr. Tan Chin Nam, Permanent Secretary at the Singapore Ministry of Manpower and Chairman of the National Library Board

Mr. Wolfgang Ischinger, State Secretary, German Foreign Ministry