As the European Union (EU) prepares to celebrate Europe Day on 9th May, Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has penned an op-ed in The Straits Times (5 May 2018) to look at the 41 years of dialogue partnership between the EU and ASEAN. Click on the image to read more.
This article on EU-ASEAN Security Cooperation by Dr Yeo Lay Hwee is one of the chapters in the book on EU Security Strategies: Extending the EU System of Security Governance, edited by Spyros Economides and James Sperling and published by Routledge. Click on the image to read more.
Former EU Fellow of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP), Dr Antonio de Lecea, has written an op-ed on how the EU can work with its partners in Asia to overcome the zero-sum games mindset in order to sustain economic growth and ensure continued support for globalisation. Click on the image to read more.
Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the EU Centre contributed an article on “ASEAN’s Cooperation with the European Union – ASEM and Beyond” to the Special Issue of Panorama, a journal published by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS). This Special Issue “ASEAN at 50 – A look at its External Relations” is now available online. Click on the image to read more.
ASEAN celebrated its 50th anniversary on 8th August 2017. A book on 50 years of ASEAN and Singapore has just been published. Click on the image to read more.
Dr Michael Pulch, the outgoing EU ambassador to Singapore penned an op-ed to celebrate the new momentum in EU-Singapore ties. In his op-ed he also noted that the fragile international environment has led to calls for much deeper engagement between the EU and ASEAN. Click on the image to read more.
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of EU-ASEAN relations, the EU Centre would like to highlight 2 publications – 40 Years of EU-ASEAN Partnership and Prosperity: Trading and Investing Together, and 40 years of EU-ASEAN cooperation — 2017 edition. Click on the image to read more.
As mature economies with rather stable growth rates, the EU and Singapore continue to increase their commercial links – a trend highlighted by the recently published EU-Singapore Trade & Investment 2017 booklet. In effect, the European Union remains Singapore’s most important trading partner when both goods and services are taken together. Click on the image to read more.
Dr Laura Allison-Reumann (Associate Fellow, EU Centre in Singapore & Research Fellow at the Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme, Nanyang Technological University) has co-written an article with Dr Philomena Murray from the University of Melbourne on “The EU and ASEAN after Brexit”. Click on the image to read more.
In her op-ed in the Straits Times today (31 May) http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/merkels-speech-signals-turning-point-for-europe Dr Yeo Lay Hwee, Director of the EU Centre wrote about the winds of change in Europe. While acknowledging that the European Union (EU) continued to face several challenges, she listed a confluence of factors that have led to a shift in mood from gloom to optimism. Click on the image to read more.