Workshop on EU, Asia and Global Governance - What Role for ASEM?

University Foundation, Brussels, Belgium

This International Workshop, co-organized by the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, the Inbev Baillet Latour Chair EU-China, Leuven India Focus and UN Brussels, will focus on the role of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in the governance of global challenges.

The first session will look into the architecture of ASEM, in particular the position and responsibilities of emerging powers and ASEM partners China and India. The second session will consider the agenda of the ASEM 8 Summit vis-à-vis global governance, with emphasis on the reform of multilateral organizations and the importance of regional integration in Asia.

The program (as of 25 August 2010) is available below.

Expected participation:

Academic, governmental and non-governmental experts