This week the World Education Forum 2015 will convene in Korea to discuss the world’s progress on education, particularly in light of the “Education for All” initiative set out during the last forum in 2000.
The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, made her official visit to China – the first one in her new capacity – to attend the 5th round of the High-Level Strategic Dialogue in Beijing on 5-6 May, 2015.
Foreign policy played a minor role in the UK election campaign. This might reflect the relative consensus between the major political parties on Britain’s external objectives. The result of the elections, though, might have different implications for other countries, both in Europe and Asia.
The 26th ASEAN Summit concluded on 28 April 2015 by identifying the regional bloc’s priorities for 2015. This looks to be a milestone year for the 10-nation grouping as it sets to establish, by 31 December, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
On 8 December the European Institute for Asian Studies, in cooperation with the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium, hosted a roundtable on “EU-Taiwan Trade and Investment Relations: State of Play and Next Steps”, to present the findings of research conducted by EIAS and ECIPE.
On 18 November, the 3rd KINU Human Rights Forum in Europe took place in Brussels. The event was co-organised by the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) and the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) and was attended by 40 experts.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) and Stanford University (Stanford) are pleased to announce that applications are welcome between now and 1 March 2015 for the 2015 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Distinguished Fellowship on Southeast Asia.
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