Bangladesh, Norway and Switzerland become ASEF members
Welcoming new ASEM members
Bangladesh, Norway and Switzerland officially joined the ASEM political dialogue process during the enlargement ceremony held at the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM9) in Vientiane (5-6 November 2012). This brings the total number of ASEM members to 51 partners. ASEF Executive Director, Ambassador ZHANG Yan, was present at the Summit during this ceremony.
For the first time in this series, an ASEM Outlook Report has been published in advance of the workshop. The ASEM Outlook Report serves as a key resource to better understand the forces influencing Asia-Europe relations today.More…
Held at the Parliament building in Wellington, the seminar, “Mutual Perceptions of Asia and the EU in a Changing Global Environment – The view from New Zealand”, was hosted by Charles Chauvel MP, Chairman of the New Zealand – EU Parliamentary Friendship Group.More…
Securing food supply
Participants used the ASEF-ASAP (Accurate Scenarios Active Preparedness) scenarios to frame expected challenges that can disrupt the functioning of the food sector in case of a possible pandemic.More…
Students: our future leaders
About 100 university, government and industry leaders, students and representatives of international organisations participated in this conference.More…
Work It! brings together 11 female performing artists from 11 Asian and European countries for a 10-day residency in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (8-17 November 2012).More…
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