Our news brief returns for the last day of October with two key stories - The EU is taking further action to curb illegal migration through the Mediterranean by launching Operation Triton in November, while British Prime Minister David Cameron has hit out at the EU's decision to levy a larger budget bill on the UK. We also have a more in-depth story on the Ukrainian crisis. For more on these stories, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre organised a book launch for "Building the Knowledge Economy in Europe" on the 23 October 2014, 3.30pm to 5.00pm at Seminar Room 901, NTU@one-North. The book's co-editor Dr Chou Meng-Hsuan (Public Policy and Global Affairs, NTU) gave a short introduction of this book. For an event report, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre, with the support the Debate Association (Singapore), is organising a one-day debate competition for debating teams from the five polytechnics in Singapore. The debate will be held at Town Plaza, University Town, NUS on the 22 November 2014, from 9am to 4pm. For more details, please click on the featured image.
Join EURAXESS Links ASEAN at a major networking event in mid-November and network with European and ASEAN researchers, industry leaders and policy makers! For more details, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre is the knowledge partner with leading Brussels think tank - Friends of Europe and its Debating Europe platform, has just soft launched Debating Asia Europe. This platform aims to connect Asian and European citizens and policymakers in a series of online debates on key issues facing the two continents, and we would like to invite you to send in any suggestions on the topics and issues that you would like us to put up for debates. For more information, please click on the featured image.
The EU Centre and the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) co-organised a public lecture by Dr Richard Youngs (Senior Associate at Carnegie Europe) at SIIA's premises on the 20 October 2014. For a copy of the event report, please click on the featured image.