On the 3-4 August, the EU Delegation to Malaysia together with Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, EU Centre in Singapore and Jean Monnet Network working together in co-organising Asia-Europe Conference 2017: Is it time for Europe to play a broader role in Asia?
The conference provides a platform to bring Asia and Europe together on a number of important global issues. It also focuses on some of the trends likely to impact on regional development in both Asia and Europe, and questions whether EU and ASEAN need a new approach to maintain their salience and relevance as regional actors.
The Asia-Europe Conference 2017 brings together an outstanding group of experts in the field of Asia-Europe studies and beyond - instigating new thoughts that may benefit both academic analysis and policy development.
The Conference aims:
This year also marks a number of anniversaries which will be commemoratedd with the conference.
Four keynote sessions were delivered by: