This ebook celebrates the 20 th Anniversary of Asia-Europe assembly (ASEM), that is a political discussion procedure bringing jointly governments and civil society individuals from Asia and Europe. The publication depicts the evolution of Asia-Europe family members because the starting place of the ASEM, an off-the-cuff political discussion procedure, initiated in 1996. The booklet chapters are contributed by way of leaders of Asia and Europe together with Head of states and Ministers from Asia and Europe. it's a certain e-book commemorating and celebrating two decades of Asia-Europe relations.


    • Foreword (Ambassador ZHANG Yan)
    • Introduction: ASEM at 20 (Peggy KEK)

    ASEM: New Beginnings:

    • The Asia-Europe assembly (ASEM): A Bridge among East and West (GOH Chok Tong)
    • Building on twenty years of ASEM: increasing Connectivity and Inclusion (Chimediin SAIKHANBILEG)

    ASEM: the long run, construction at the previous and Present:

    • Connectivity: Shaping the way forward for ASEM (ZENG Peiyan)
    • 20 Years of Asia-Europe assembly from 1996 to 2016: An lively Partnership — prepared for the subsequent many years (Frank-Walter STEINMEIER)
    • Making Employability paintings: Indonesia's adventure (Anies BASW EDAN)
    • The starting and way forward for ASEM: the opportunity of the Silk highway undertaking and the AIIB (Romano PRODI)
    • Japan's Initiative for the Asia-Europe assembly (ASEM) (Fumio KISHIDA)
    • Building a Joint destiny for ASEM: View from Kazakhsta (Erlan IDRISSOV)
    • Connectivity because the Key characteristic of ASEM's 3rd Decade (Jean ASSELBORN)
    • The monetary and Social importance of Creativity (Jet BUSSEMAKER)
    • Role of tradition and the humanities for the advertising of Mutual realizing and improvement among Asia and Europe (KIM Jongdeok)
    • Sweden's Contribution to the ASEM casual Seminars on Human Rights (Margot WALLSTRöM)


    • Reflections on ASEF (Tommy KOH & Peggy KEK)
  • About the Editor
  • About the Series

Readership: Policy-makers, teachers and basic readers drawn to Asia-Europe relations.

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