Posted on 02 Jun 2010
At the 2nd ASEM Development Conference, 26-27 May in Indonesia, more than 200 high-level participants held discussions on the future of Asia-Europe cooperation for sustainable development. The key outcome was the Yogyakarta Statement, to be presented as input to the 8th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government which will take place in Brussels, 4-5 October 2010. The Statement makes a number of recommendations on the main themes of the conference, such as climate change and low-carbon development, social cohesion, and policy coherence for development.
The Yogyakarta Statement can be downloaded here.