The Secretary General Mart Laidmets participates in the 40th Asia-Europe Foundation meeting in Singapore on 13. - 14. June. The meeting will focus on education, culture, governance, economy and sustaniability issues.
„The cooperation between Europe and Asia is growing and Estonia has number of opportunities. ASEF is great platform for Estonian education and arts institutions to find partners from Asia for international cooperation projects,” said Laidmets.
ASEF, established in 1996, is intergovernmental organization, that promotes development of relations through different projects between European and Asian countries. To date, ASEF has helped to facilitate more than 650 projects. Estonia is part of ASEF from 2004 and there have been number of projects – summer schools, lectures and youth exchanges.
The Secretary General participates at the meeting for the first time, previously Estonia has been represented by ambassadors and representatives of universities.