The studies offer feedback from 18 different counties in Asia and Europe during a pivotal period for both regions. This feedback includes the results of public opinion surveys of over 16,000 respondents, the analysis of over 9,000 news items and the insights from face-to-face interviews with over 450 influential figures in Asia and Europe. The event will provide unique insights for diplomats and professionals to develop a deeper understanding of the current perceptions in Asia-Europe relations.
Welcome by Dr Jovan Kurbalija, DiploFoundation and Stephane Oertel, ASEF
Round table discussion with Micheline Calmy-Rey, Former President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland and S.E. M. Thani Thongphakdi, Permanent Representative of Thailand to the UN
Moderated by Mr Richard Werly, Journalist, Le Temps
Presentation on Asia-Europe perceptions by Dr Natalia Chaban, Deputy Director, NCRE and Prof. Martin Holland, Director, NCRE