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First Meeting Of EU-Asean Committee Of Permanent Representatives Takes Place In Brussels
Friday's encounter is part of a commitment to bring cooperation between the EU and Asean to a higher level as set out in the action plan to strengthen the ASEAN-EU enhanced partnership (2013-2017), according to a statement released here by the EU Delegation in Singapore.
The statement said ambassadors of the member states of both regional organisations took stock of ongoing EU-Asean cooperation and discussed priorities for future work.
They exchanged lessons learned on successes and challenges in the respective regional integration processes.
As set out in the action plan, EU-Asean cooperation currently focuses on peace and security cooperation, economic and trade links, socio-cultural cooperation as well as institutional support to Asean.
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