Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting
at the
Unite Nations
General Secretariat New York.
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The “European Union Association” and the “Asia Europe NGOs Network” are pleased to cooperate with the Rosini Gutman Foundation in the organization of Celebrating ASEM11 - the 20th Anniversary of the Asia Europe Summit (ASEM) at the United Nations.

ASEM is an institutional cooperation platform which facilitates ongoing dialogue on political, socio-economic and cultural issues in order to strengthen relations and promote the exchange between the 51 countries of the Eurasian continent, the European Commission and the ASEAN Secretariat (Association of South-East Asian Nations), in a reference context that accounts for 65% of the population and 60% of world trade.


The partnership established with the Rosini Gutman Foundation has been and will be a key tool for the promotion and development of projects, perfectly consistent with the guidelines set out by ASEM with a view to an eco-sustainable development in the sign of
culture and art.



"On the GO"

By the Asia-Europe Foundation

A collection of photographs to visualise Asian and European perceptions of people on the move.

The ASEF photo competition-cum-exhibition, aims to promote one of the key elements of ASEF’s mandate: better understanding between Asia and Europe through people-to-people connections.

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European Union Association
PO Box 20168,
DAG HAMMARSKJOLD, New York, NY 10017-9993*****************
Want to know about EU Civil Society Cooperation Activities with the EU Delegations in the US and at the UN? 
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European Society at Columbia University Transatlantic Conference 8-9 April.
For European and Asian Citizens of 51 Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) Member States. Funded as Asia Europe Foundation, ASEF Summer University Experience.

The 20th ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU20) is for those who are hungry to explore the role of transportation and trade in connecting Asia and Europe – in the past, present and future. Be part of the Asia-Europe team of young professionals and students who will travel together for 2 weeks across China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation under the theme “Gateways of Asia and Europe: Connectivity by Land, Sea & Air".

(Please click on the picture below for more information)



More than 250 delegations from 53 countries will attend Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP 9) meeting

9th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP 9) meeting, one of the side events of the 11th ASEM Summit, will be held in Ulaanbaatar on April 21-22. 


Civil society in our foreign policy. A debate at the European Economic and Social Committee
Mar 16, 2016
-EXOMARS 2016 Search for Life on March LAUNCH EVENT AT ESOC - PART 1

High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini address on International Women's Day 08 March 2016


Munich Security Conference Mogherini

Munich Security Conference 2016:  (Video)
Statement by Federica Mogherini (Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Union)

High Representative and EU Commiossion VP Federica Mogherini on the centrality of Asia in EU
Common Foreign and Security Policy (Video Presentation)


EU Association upcoming events.

The European Union Association at the UN: Work in Progress/Upcoming Events

1) Women Succeeding, A panel discussion on the importance of inclusive participation of women for the welfare and economic and social development of the countries and society: (Julia Valentine-Executive Vice President of the EU Association & Du Li Asian Affairs Vp of the Asia Europe Meeting NGOs Network at the UN both very successful women from Latvia(Europe-EU) and the People's Republic of China will present their perspectives to the United Nations during the next UN Commission on the Status of Women due to take place in March 2016

2) The Raise of Extremism: A whole day series of experts panel discussions due to take place at the United Nations chaired and coordinated with our EU Association Middle Eastern Affairs Experts on the reasons for the raise of extremism in the Middle East, Europe and the US as well as a review of possible strategies to address the underlying reasons of this tragic crisis.

3) 20 Anniversary of the Asia Europe Summit (ASEM11)

"The Spirit of Eurasia" Pixels in the Economic and Social Life of a continent"

A photography and painting exhibition at the United Nations organized in cooperation with the Mongolian Chairmanship of ASEM11, the Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) www.asef.org, the EU External Action Service as well as members of the Asia Europe NGOs Network (ASEM-UN)



Posted by Federica Mogherini on Saturday, January 23, 2016


ASEM Office debriefed EU ambassadors on preparation progress


Capture2On November 5-6, 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM12) took place at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg.



Civil Society NGO Forum in Brussels#EU4HumanRights "It's not an easy time for Human Rights in EU". Last week High Representative Federica Mogherini discussed Human Rights and the role of Civil Society at the NGO forum in Brussels. We share some highlights for #HumanRightsDay

Posted by European External Action Service - EEAS on Thursday, December 10, 2015




Europe’s Moment of Truth with Adam Tooze and Frans Timmermans

Challenges facing the EU today, including issues with refugees and migrants arriving in Europe,
are addressed by the European Institute Director and Professor at Columbia University
Adam Tooze and European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
on Sept. 28, 2015 at La Maison Française.


Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
“Legislation permitting the public authorities to have access on a generalized basis to the content of electronic communications
must be regarded as compromising the essence of the fundamental right to respect for private life,”

(The European Court of Justice)

30 Sep 2015

Capture3Informal comments to the media by H.E. Ms. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, following the meeting of the Middle East Quartet.

General Debate, 70th Session, Donald Tusk President of the EU Council of the European Union
29 Sep 2015 - Statement made by the European Union, at the general debate of the
70th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (New York, 28 September-3 October 2015).


Council of the European Union President Donald Tusk, European Commission First VP Frans Timmermans, #HVRP Federica Mogherini andUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today #UNGA


From EU Co-President Donald Tusk:
Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, will address the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on behalf of the EU on Tuesday 29 September.

The general debate of the 70th Session of the UNGA will take place from 28 September to 06 October 2015. In June, the Council adoptedEU priorities at the UN and the 70th UNGA focusing on:

  • international peace and security
  • global issues such as climate change, the post-2015 development agenda, and human rights
  • effective multilateralism

President Tusk will also attend a working lunch on climate change and the summit onpeacekeeping hosted by President Obama.



Federica Mogherini: European leaders must act on refugee crisis

Link to video interview:  On Europe's influx of refugees from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan

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