Delegation of the European Union to Malaysia

About the EU Delegation to Malaysia

12/05/2016 - 14:35
About us - structure and organisation

As the diplomatic mission of the European Union, the Delegation's task is to promote closer ties with Malaysia by providing an efficient and reliable communication channel between the EU and Malaysian authorities, business, education institutions and civil society.

The Delegation also promotes people-to-people contacts and highlights Europe’s cultural and linguistic diversity. It supports European higher education exchanges and facilitates cooperation in the field of science and technology through its various activities.

The specific tasks of the EU Delegation to Malaysia are to:

  • Represent the European Union in the execution of its competences;
  • Enhance bilateral political, economic and commercial relations;
  • Promote and defend the values and interests of the EU; and
  • Pursue an information and communication policy in line with the European Union’s overall strategy in South East Asia.

The EU Delegation works in close contact with the Embassies of the individual EU Member States present in Malaysia and promotes the EU's common positions and policies in the areas of EU competence.

Key individuals within the Delegation:

  • Ambassador & Head of Delegation - H.E. Mrs. Maria CASTILLO FERNANDEZ
  • Head of Political Affairs, Press and Information - Mr Carl-Henrik Hall 
  • Head of Trade and Economic Relations - Mr. Nicolas DROSS
  • Head of Administration - Ms Ping Chow
  • Human Rights Focal Points - Mr Ivo Apostolov
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