The 1st ASEM Conference of Ministers Responsible for Education (ASEM ME1) was held from 5-6 May 2008 in Berlin, Germany. The meeting, underlining the pivotal role of education and training for qualified human resources as a key factor for economic and social development in a globalised world, was organised by Germany and co-sponsored by China.

The Meeting was held under the theme “Education and Training for Tomorrow: Common Perspectives in Asia and Europe“.