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  • 05/09/2014
    EU and Mongolia celebrate 25th anniversary of cooperation
  • 05/09/2014
    564 65744 1 _blank High Representative Catherine Ashton appoints six new Heads of EU Delegation to Japan, UN Geneva, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mozambique, and the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. High Representative Catherine Ashton appoints six new Heads of EU Delegation to Japan, UN Geneva, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mozambique, and the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

    Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, announced today the appointment of six new Heads of EU Delegations.

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  • 04/09/2014
    563 65744 1 _blank Statement by the Spokesperson on the agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Singapore on their eastern border limits Statement by the Spokesperson on the agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Republic of Singapore on their eastern border limits /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_en.pdf 09/04/2014 21:00:00 09/04/2014 21:00:00 09/04/2014 21:00:00 nulldate 2014090421 <p>European External Action Service</p> 090126248c959f04 N 090126248c959f04 /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_en.pdf 472589 pdf Y /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_en.pdf 2 /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_en.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_fr.pdf /statements/docs/2014/140904_02_zz.pdf N ID_INTERNAL N N
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The emergence of Asia is of global significance. Getting EU relations right with this diverse and dynamic region is one of the major challenges facing Europe. We are deepening our strategic partnerships with China, India, Japan and negotiations are well underway on new partnership and free trade agreements with South Korea and with south-east Asian countries. Regular and wide-ranging dialogue takes place, leading increasingly to cooperation and convergence on global issues, regional security questions as well as regulatory policy and other economic issues. Many agreements in fields ranging from tourism to nuclear research are either in place or under discussion.

Asia comprises high-income industrialised partners and dynamic emerging economies but is also home to two thirds of the world's poor.  Development cooperation therefore remains high on the EU's agenda with Asia, and more than five billion euros have been allocated to Asia by the EU for the period 2007-2013 . Policies are being put in place jointly to address common challenges, such as climate change, sustainable development, security and stability, governance and human rights, as well as the prevention of, and response to natural and human disasters.

The EU is stepping up its support to regional integration through the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), and intensifying cooperation with the Association of South-East Asia Nations (ASEAN), the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

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2012 - The EU in Asia pdf - 295 KB [295 KB] (updated 26.02.2013)