On 13-14 October Thailand hosted the 21st ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting which brought together Foreign Ministers from EU and ASEAN countries. In a joint declaration they pledged to continue to work together on a range of issues ahead of the 40th anniversary of relations between the two blocs in 2017.
The European Union and its Member States hold a strong and principled position against the death penalty, in all circumstances and for all cases. This position stems from the universal and fundamental right to life. It is also embedded in “human dignity” of every human being, even of someone who has
Launched at the 48th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) Meeting on 3 August 2016 as one of the key deliverables under the Laos ASEAN Chairmanship in 2016, ASEAN Solutions for Investments, Services and Trade (ASSIST) is now ‘open for business’.