Duterte to attend the Asia-Europe meeting
in October, which could give Mr.
Earlier on Monday, Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari inaugurated the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting
(ASEM), which is being held for the first time in Gurgaon.
New Zealand, alongside Australia and Russia, formally acceded to the Asia-Europe Meeting
(ASEM) in October 2010.
The meeting, which also included European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, was held on the fringes of the two-day summit of the Asia-Europe Meeting
that kicked off the same day.
Participants in the 8th Asia-Europe Meeting
(ASEM 8) in Brussels have called for more effective global governance and better cooperation between the two continents on global issues, including sustainable development, the fight against terrorism and nuclear proliferation.
Australia will join the Asia-Europe Meeting
as part of its commitment to strong relations within the Asian region and its partnership with Europe, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith announced late Thursday.
Foreign Minister Maris Riekstins Riekstins embarked on a state visit to Asia for the ninth Asia-Europe meeting
BEIJING - Members of the Asia-Europe Meeting
are ''deeply committed'' to pushing for a successful conclusion of the long-running World Trade Organization free trade talks, the final draft of the ASEM chair's statement shows.
The volatilty in world markets continued as European and Asian leaders gathered for the Asia-Europe Meeting
in China, to discuss measures to counter the global financial crisis.
When the Asia-Europe Meeting
(ASEM) was first formed in 1996, many Australian commentators were aghast that Australia had missed out on becoming a member.
British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook announces that the country will be banned from the 1998 Asia-Europe meeting
in London because "it is one of the few governments in the world whose members are prepared to profit out of the drug trade.
President Rodrigo Duterte spurned an invitation by the European Union to attend the Asia-Europe meeting
in Belgium later this year, calling the bloc 'imperialist.