ASEM Coordinators' Press Conference

The ASEM Coordinators’ Press Conference of the ASEM 8 Summit takes place on 5 October at 17:30 in the Gold Hall (level -1) of the Media Centre.

ASEM 8 Host Prime Minister Yves Leterme of the Kingdom of Belgium introduces the Coordinators' Press Conference.

Participants are:

  • ASEM 8 Chair and President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy
  • Asian ASEM Coordinator President Lee Myung-Bak of the Republic of Korea
  • European ASEM Coordinator and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso
  • Asian ASEM Coordinator Prime Minister Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • ASEM 9 Host Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

A moderator facilitates the Coordinators’ Press Conference. Each of the participants makes a short statement. This is followed by an opportunity for Questions & Answers.