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The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)

The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is an intergovernmental process established in 1996 to foster dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe. Presently it comprises 53 partners: 30 European and 21 Asian countries, the European Union and the ASEAN Secretariat. ASEM addresses political, economic, social, cultural, and educational issues of common interest, in a spirit of mutual respect and equal partnership.

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Our Three Pillars

Political

Offers a privileged dialogue platform to address international and regional issues

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Economic & Financial

Good avenues to reinforce the economic partnership between Europe and Asia

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Social, Cultural & Educational

Strengthening of cultural links between Asia and Europe, in particular closer people-to-people contacts

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ASEM in Numbers

  • 1996 established
  • 53 partners
  • 12 summits

ASEM Partners Represent:

  • 60% global population
  • 55% global trade
  • 65% global economy
  • 75% global tourism
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