To celebrate 40 years of EU-ASEAN partnership, the EU and ASEAN organised two flagship events in Brussels to reflect on what the partnership has achieved so far and to look ahead and discuss the prospects for closer cooperation in the years to come. The EU-ASEAN Young Leaders Forum was held on 26 February, and the EU-ASEAN Strategic Thinkers’ Forum was held on 27-28 February. Click on the image to read more.
The talk by Dr Heribert Dieter on Limits of Globalisation and European integration was timely in view of the rising discontents against globalisation and populist backlash seen in several OECD countries. Dr Dieter began his talk on this by pointing to the current and recurrent rhetorics of globalization coming to an end. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a public lecture on “The Limits of Globalisation and European Integration” by Professor Heribert Dieter. The event will be held on Friday, 23 February 2018 (10.30am – 12pm) at NTU @ one-north, LT301 (Level 3). Click on the image to read more.
On 2 February 2018, Dr. Richard Q. Turcsányi gave a lecture on Chinese investment in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), pointing out that China-CEE relations, under the so-called 16+1 framework, have become a “hot topic” in recent years because of concerns over Chinese influence. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a public lecture on “Central European Responses Toward Chinese Investment – the 16 + 1 Framework and the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI)” by Richard Q. Turcsányi. The event will be held on Friday, 2 February 2018 (10.30am – 12pm) at NUS, CIT Seminar Room.
To celebrate 40 years of EU-ASEAN dialogue partnership, the EU Centre with the support of the European Union Delegation to Singapore, ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, and Australian National University Centre for European Studies (ANUCES) organised a panel discussion on “EU-ASEAN Partnership – 40 years and more”. This was held at Orchard Hotel Singapore on 6 December 2017. The event was well attended with over 150 attendees. Thank you to all our partners, speakers, and attendees for making the event a success! Click on the image to read more.
Come and join us on 6th December (Wednesday) at 3 pm for a panel discussion on EU-ASEAN Partnership: 40 Years and More. The panel discussion to be held at the Orchard Hotel (Ballroom 2), will feature Singapore’s foremost diplomat, Ambassador Tommy Koh; Head of the EU Delegation to Singapore, Ambassador Barbara Plinkert and Ambassador Antonio A. Morales, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines. Click on the image to read more.
The EU Centres in Australia and New Zealand got together to conceive an interesting conference to discuss and debate the challenges facing the European Union (EU) and contemplate its future. Hosted by the EU Centre in the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and supported by the European Commission, the two and a half day conference from 16-18 October attracted more than 100 participants. Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the EU Centre took part in the first plenary on “The European Union in a Multipolar World”. In her remarks, she began by asking what kind of world are we in? Click on the image to read more.
Dr David Garcia Cantalapiedra, the EU Centre’s Visiting Fellow and Associate Professor at the Department of International Law and International Relations at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and former senior analyst for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), gave a lecture on “The Future of EU Defence Integration Post-Brexit”. Click on the image to read more.
Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the EU Centre participated in a panel discussion jointly organised by the Habibie Center, BINUS International University and supported by the Indonesian government to discuss the current state of EU-ASEAN relations and identify ways in which trade and investment relations can be strengthened. Click on the image to read more.