October 13, 2014
This week, 10th ASEM Summit, which will be chaired by the President of the European Council and hosted by the Government of Italy, will be held in the Italian city of Milan on 16-17 October 2014. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) was created in 1996 as a forum for dialogue and cooperation between Europe and Asia. Every two years, ASEM Heads of State and Government meet at a summit to set ASEM’s priorities. These Summits are held alternatively in Asia and Europe.
The theme of the 10th ASEM Summit - “Responsible Partnership for Growth and Security” – reflects the enlarging scope of the EU-Asia relationship. Summit agenda.