ASEAN and EU review cooperation, launch new programmes on environment and celebrate 40 years of partnership

March 16, 2017 Comments (0) EU-ASEAN News

2 March | Jakarta, Indonesia

24th ASEAN-EU Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting noted the 40th Anniversary of the ASEAN-EU Dialogue Relations in 2017 and reaffirmed commitment to strengthen ASEAN-EU relations, following the conclusions of the 21st ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting held in Bangkok in October 2016. In the margins of the annual cooperation review, EU and ASEAN launched two new programmes to support the sustainable use of peatlands and haze mitigation (SUPA) and biodiversity conservation and management of protected areas in ASEAN (BCMPA). For more information, please see the Joint Press Statement and the press release.

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