The 12th ASEM Summit (ASEM12) will be held on 18-19 October 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
The ASEM summit will bring together:
European Council President Donald TUSK will chairthe summit. European Commission President Jean-Claude JUNCKER and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica MOGHERINI, will also represent the EU at the summit.
Discussions will focus on the theme"Europe and Asia: Global Partners for Global Challenges".
Leaders will seek to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between the two continents on a wide range of areas, including: