The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security (HR/VP), Federica Mogherini, was in Singapore for the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and also the ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting on 2-4 August. During her visit to Singapore, she was interviewed by Business Times, in which she said that she would be sending a clear message to its Asian partners at the ARF that the EU can be counted on as a reliable and constructive partner. Click on the image to read more.
On 1 Aug 2018, the European Union (EU) Centre in Singapore and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) co-organised a panel discussion and book launch on “EU Security Strategies”. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a Panel Discussion on “European Security Strategy at a Crossroad: A stronger Europe in a fragile world?” and Launch of Book on “EU Security Strategies”, edited by Spyros Economides and James Sperling. The event will be held on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 (3pm – 5pm) at NTU @ one-north, SR901 (Level 9). Click on the image to read more.
On 8 June (Fri), Mr. Gunnar Wiegand, Managing Director for Asia-Pacific at the European External Action Service (EEAS), discussed his views on the rise of EU-Asia Relations in today’s global context. The talk, hosted by the EU Delegation to Singapore, was moderated by Ambassador Ong Keng Yong, Executive Deputy Chairman of the S Rajaratnam School of Intenational Studies (RSIS), and former Secretary-General of ASEAN. Click on the image to read more.
On 21 May 2018, Euraxess ASEAN initiative “Advance your Career- Funding and Fellowship Opportunities in Europe” was held in the Auditorium at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) @ One-North Executive Centre. Supported by both NTU and the EU Centre, this information session aimed to highlight the importance of research mobility and international cooperation for enhancing both European as well as international research. Click on the image to read more.
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.
Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the European Union Centre in Singapore, attended the “Asia & Europe – In search for a balance between challenges and opportunities” conference organised by the ISPI – Italian Institute for International Political Studies. 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.