Senior Officials from ASEM Partners hold regular meetings for coordination work on ASEM activities. During the meeting, they reached consensus on the agenda and approved in principle the agenda to be discussed at the 9th ASEM Summit (ASEM9) to be hosted in Vientiane in November.

The agenda includes economic and financial issues focusing on global economic challenges, global issues including nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, developments in Asia and Europe, social and cultural cooperation, and the future direction of ASEM