To celebrate 40 years of EU-ASEAN dialogue partnership, the EU Centre with the support of the European Union Delegation to Singapore, ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, and Australian National University Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) organised a panel discussion on “EU-ASEAN Partnership – 40 years and more”. This was held at Orchard Hotel Singapore on 6 December 2017. The event was well attended with over 150 attendees. Thank you to all our partners, speakers, and attendees for making the event a success!
In 2017, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) commemorates 50 years since its founding. This year also marks 40 years of partnership between ASEAN and the European Union (EU). The EU Centre in Singapore, with the support from EU Delegation to Singapore, ASEAN Studies Centre of ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute and Australian National University Centre for European Studies (ANUCES), organised a panel discussion on 6 December to take stock of these 40 years of EU-ASEAN collaboration and brainstorm new ways to deepen the partnership. The panel discussion featured Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large of Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EU Ambassador Barbara Plinkert and Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales, and was moderated by EU Centre director Yeo Lay Hwee.
A copy of the event report can be downloaded HERE.