24 November | Bandar Seri Begawan
Telecommunications and Information Technology (ICT) Senior Officials of the EU and ASEAN met in Brunei for the 9th time, 10 years after the first meeting in 2006. They exchanged views on extending cooperation on sectors of mutual interest that are targeted in both the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020 and the EU Digital Single Market initiative. They welcome and look forward to possibilities for further deepening EU-ASEAN dialogue in the area of ICT, under the Enhanced Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (E-READI), expected to start activities in early 2017. For more information, please see the Joint Media Statement.