EU Centre would like to highlight the following joint EU Centres’ conference held on 16 – 18 October 2017 at RMIT City Campus, Melbourne, Australia. Click on the image to read more.
Michelle LOKE Yook Lin from National University of Singapore and TEO Jun Yean from Nanyang Technological University won the prize “Best Position Paper Presentation” at the Asia Pacific Model European Union (APMEU) held on 13 & 14 May. The two-day conference marked the third edition of the Asia Pacific Model European Union (APMEU). This year, the APMEU, a Jean Monnet Project funded by the European Commission, is jointly organised by European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) and National Centre for Research on Europe of University of Canterbury, in association with the European Union in Hong Kong and Macao. The event hosted 18 participants from 7 different universities in the region for the simulation. Six awards were given out to participants with outstanding performance. Click on the image to read more.
EU Centre would like to highlight the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) 2017 event by the European Union Delegation to Singapore which will be held from 11 May to 21 May 2017 at the National Gallery Singapore.
EU Centre would like to highlight the USPC-NUS Conference on “Science, Policy and Society” on 18 – 19 May 2017 at NUS University Town. For more information and registration, visit http://bit.ly/SPS-17.
On 8 March 2017, EU Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström shared views of the EU’s future trade policies, including plans to strengthen the EU’s relation with Singapore and ASEAN at the Singapore Management University, Presidential Distinguished Lecturer Series. Click on the image to read more on her speech.
The EU Centre would like to highlight a distinguished public lecture organised by the Embassy of Ireland (Singapore) and the Economic Society of Singapore (ESS), held on Friday, 17 March 2017 at The Regent Hotel Singapore. The topic of the public lecture is on “Ireland’s Economic Recovery and meeting the challenge of Brexit” by Mr Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance, Ireland. Click on the image for more information.
The EURAXESS ASEAN and the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle (S&TDC) jointly present, “The state of research in ASEAN: Co-publication and co-patenting activity” (30 March 2017, 10am – 12pm). Click on the image for more information.
The EU Trade Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, will be delivering a lecture at SMU (8 March 2017) to reiterate the EU’s commitment to free and fair trade in a rapidly changing environment. As the world’s largest trader, the EU remains committed to working with global partners to uphold open markets. In her lecture, the Commissioner will set out, in particular, her ambitious trade agenda, including plans to strengthen the EU’s relations with Singapore and ASEAN. Click on the image for more information.
The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute organised a Seminar-cum-Book Launch on 16 January 2017. The event provided an opportunity for the author of the book The Veil of Circumstance: Technology, Values, Dehumanization and the Future of Economics and Politics, Ambassador Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller, Visiting Senior Fellow at ISEAS, to introduce the main themes of his book. Two panellists who joined Ambassador Møller in the discussion were Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of EU Centre, and Professor Pang Eng Fong, former Dean of the SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business. Please click on the image for the event report.
The EU Centre is pleased to highlight a Distinguished Public Lecture jointly organized by the Centre for Family and Population Research (CFPR) and the Global Asia Institute (GAI), National University of Singapore (NUS) on Family & Population by Professor Mary Briton from Havard University. It will be held on 19 January 2017 from 9.30am to 12pm at Shaw Foundation Alumni House. The topic of the Public Lecture is on Postindustrial Low Fertility in Europe and East Asia: Lessons for Singapore, and the Guest-of-Honour for the event is Mrs Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport. Click on the image for more information.