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The 4th EU-ASEAN High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Maritime Security Cooperation was held on 5-6 October 2017 in Manila. The Dialogue was attended by senior officials and key experts from the ASEAN Member States and the EU who discussed a broad range of maritime security-related issues under four thematic areas.
The EU Commissioner for Transport Ms Violeta Bulc, together with the Ministers of ASEAN met on the 27 September in Bali to discuss transport policy in both regions, building on an increasingly close relationship between the EU and the ASEAN countries.
The ASEAN-EUROPE agenda on Connectivity is growing and the EU is committed to strengthening its engagement even further. As we are a major economic player in Southeast Asia, the first investor and the second largest trading partner of ASEAN, we need to ensure that our cooperation on Connectivity – both in hard and soft infrastructure – gathers pace accordingly.
The EU Mission to ASEAN and the Thai Mission to ASEAN jointly organised the first ever EU-ASEAN music concert on Tuesday (12/9) in Jakarta to celebrate the 40th Anniversary since the establishment of EU-ASEAN Dialogue Relations. The concert also celebrated 50 years since the establishment of ASEAN, and 60 years since the establishment of the European Economic Community, the predecessor of the EU.