8 June | Jakarta, Indonesia
After four years of hard work, the ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE) Programme, one of the most important EU-ASEAN programmes for regional economic integration, celebrated its successful closure. The event gathered the full spectrum of ARISE stakeholders: Ambassadors from ASEAN and EU Members States, ASEAN Secretariat top management and technical staff, ASEAN Sectoral Committees, ASEAN Development Partners, and representatives of the private sector, including the EU-ASEAN Business Council. ARISE supported ASEAN Economic Integration process through the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community, to be continued under the upcoming ARISE Plus project. For more information, please see the press release.