The 2nd Meeting of the ASEM Pathfinder Group on Connectivity (APGC) was held on Wednesday, 6 September 2017, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. The 1st Meeting was held on 21 June 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, prior to the ASEM Senior Officials Meeting (ASEM SOM) in preparation for the 13th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM13).

At the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11) in July 2016, at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, ASEM Leaders agreed that increased focus in ASEM activities on connectivity will contribute to the relevance of ASEM. They also agreed to establish a Pathfinder Group on Connectivity for a term of 2 years.