17 April 2018| Jakarta, Indonesia
Two flagship EU-ASEAN development cooperation programmes with a combined budget on EUR 61 million, E-READI and ARISE Plus, were launched on 17 April 2018 at the ASEAN Secretariat. Secretary General of ASEAN Dato Lim Jock Hoi and EU Ambassador to ASEAN Francisco Fontan highlighted the successful cooperation between the EU and ASEAN, which will be strengthened through these two programmes focusing on EU-ASEAN dialogue in areas of strategic importance (E-READI) as well as ASEAN´s regional economic integration (ARISE Plus). The launch event was well attended by representatives of EU and ASEAN Member States.
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