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.
Dr David Garcia Cantalapiedra, the EU Centre Visiting fellow, will be talking about the “European Security in the Face of Russian, Terrorism and Migration Threats” at the Master’s Tea Series, hosted by NUS College of Alice & Peter Tan (CAPT) on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 (5.30pm – 7pm) at CAPT Master’s Commons (Level 2). Click on the image to read more.
Prof. Luuk van Middelaar, Professor at the Europa Institute of Leiden University and formerly policy adviser and speech writer for the first President of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy, gave a lecture on “Brexit, Trump and Europe’s Geopolitical Awakening”. He elaborated on how the EU, seeing itself as a normative power rather than a geopolitical big player, realised the need to step up its geopolitical game, in order to defend the multilateral/liberal order, after the retreat of the US as the global champion of the free world. Click on the image to read more.
You are cordially invited to a public lecture on “The Future of EU Defence Integration Post-Brexit” by Dr David Garcia Cantalapiedra, held on Thursday, 7 September 2017 (2.30pm – 4pm) at NUS, CIT Auditorium. Click on the image to read more.
The EU Centre, together with the Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) of the University of Malaya and the EU Delegation to Malaysia jointly organised Asia-Europe Conference 2017 on the broad theme “Is it time for Europe to play a bigger role in Asia” . The conference took place on 3-4 August at AEI. Click on the image to read more on the conference report.