EU-ASEAN Commemorative Summit - Journalists� Seminar
- 12 Nov 2007
- Enterprise Room, Level 4, Raffles City Convention Center
- Free for FCA Ordinary Members (Journalists).
Register directly with:
Press & Information Officer
Delegation of the European Commission to Singapore
T: +65-6336 7919
This event is for Members only.
The EU and ASEAN will celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations with a Commemorative Summit in Singapore on Thursday, 22 November 2007. The EU will be represented at the summit by President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso and ASEAN by Prime Minister, Lee. In advance of this major news event, we are organizing a Journalists Seminar with the European Commission to brief FCA members on the key economic and political issues that will be discussed at the summit. There will also be practical information on covering the Summit. IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO COVER THE SUMMIT OR ARE INTERESTED IN EU/ASEAN ISSUES, YOU SHOULDN'T MISS THIS EVENT! PROGRAM: EU-ASEAN Commemorative Summit - Journalists� Seminar 12 November 2007 Enterprise Room, Level 4, Raffles City Convention Center 11.45 � 12.00 Registration 12.00 � 12.20 Introduction to the EU � How the EU works� Why it is relevant to Asia� EU-ASEAN FTA Speaker: Ambassador Holger Standertskjold, Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Singapore 12.20 � 12.40 Introduction to ASEAN � How ASEAN works� Significance of 40th Anniversary� ASEAN CharterSpeaker: H.E Ong Keng Yong, ASEAN Secretary General (TBC) 12.40 -1.00 Q & A Ambassador Standertskjold and ASEAN Secretary General Ong Keng Yong 1.00 � 1.40 Lunch 1.40 � 2.00 Covering the Summit� Registration & Contact� Press Center� EU Representation Speaker: Lavinia Waterhouse, Press Officer, EC Delegation to Singapore 2.00 � 2.20 Regional Integration for ASEAN & EU� Benefits & Challenges� Balancing national interests Speaker: Professor Jorgen Moeller, ISEAS & former Danish Ambassador to Singapore 2.20 � 2.40 Future of EU-ASEAN Relations � Stumbling blocs �Democracy, human rights & good governance� Speaker: Associate Professor Barnard Turner, Academic Convenor, European Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS 2.40 � 3.00 Q&A 3.00 Close REGISTER DIRECTLY WITH: Lavinia Waterhouse Press & Information Officer Delegation of the European Commission to Singapore T: +65-6336 7919 firstname.lastname@example.org