The first visit of Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs to Asia for the ASEM Development Conference II has been featured in the Top News of the European Commission.

One press conferences was held on site during the ASEM Development Conference II, on Wednesday 26th May. The press releases are available below. More information on media coverage will be posted on this webpage shortly.

Press Releases

You can now find online the European Commission RAPID press release, announcing the ASEM Development Conference II.

An informative MEMO was also published to accompany this release, featuring useful background information on the ASEM process and its overall aims.


A final joint press release was published following the Conference, signed by Mr. Koos Richelle, Director General, EuropeAid Cooperation Office, and Mr. Dian Wirengjurit, Director of Intra-Regional Cooperation for America and Europe, Indonesian Ministry for Foreign Affairs.


Background material

  • The Final Report of the conference, the Yogyakarta Statement and the Background Study of the conference, among other documents, are now available in the Key Links section.








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