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2017-10-16
16-17 October 2017
Berlin, Germany
12th ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners' Meeting
DG-Officials' Meetings
ASEM Customs Directors-General and Commissioners meet regularly once every two years to discuss relevant developments and priorities of customs work.
2017-04-28
28 April 2017
Seoul, South Korea
ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting on Trade and Investment (ASEM SOMTI13)
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 13th ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting on Trade and Investment (ASEM SOMTI13) in preparation for the 6th ASEM Economic Ministers' Meeting (EMM6) was held on 28 April 2017 at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Vice Trade Minister WOO Tae-hee was among the speakers.
2017-04-26
26-27 April 2017
Sopot, Poland
11th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters
DG-Officials' Meetings
The National Revenue Administration of Poland hosted the 11th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) on 26-27 April 2017, in Sopot, Poland.
2016-12-02
2 December 2016
Seoul, South Korea
ASEM Senior Officials’ Meeting on Trade and Investment (ASEM SOMTI12)
DG-Officials' Meetings
The Foreign Ministry of Korea, together with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of Korea, hosted the ASEM Senior Officials Meeting on Trade and Investment (ASEM SOMTI12) on 2 December 2016 in Seoul, Korea.      
2016-04-25
25-27 April 2016
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
10th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
European and Asian representatives meet to discuss ways of enhancing customs cooperation between the two regions.  
2015-10-07
07-09 October 2015
Goa, India
11th ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners Meeting
DG-Officials' Meetings
ASEM Customs Directors-General and Commissioners meet regularly once every two years to discuss relevant developments and priorities of customs work. The ASEM activities in the customs area have focused on the 2014-2015 Action Plan approved by the Customs DGs in 2013, which set forth 8 actions focusing on the 5 main priorities of ASEM in the customs field: Trade Facilitation and Supply Chain Security; Combating Infringement on IPR; Protection of Society and Environment; Involving Business and Communication and Visibility.
2015-10-05
05-06 October 2015
Singapore, Singapore
13th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 13th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows was held under the theme, Migration Management Strategies.   
2015-06-17
17-19 June 2015
Liège, Belgium
9th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
European and Asian representatives regularly meet to discuss ways of enhancing customs cooperation between the two regions. The 9th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) was held from 18-19 June 2015 in Liège, Belgium.  Some 70 participants from 41 ASEM members took part in the meeting.
2015-06-17
17 June 2015
Liege, Belgium
6th ASEM Customs-Trade Day
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs Trade Day is an annual event held ahead of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) to engage the private sector on best practices and ensure attention for priorities of business.
2014-03-18
18-20 March 2014
Siem Reap, Cambodia
5th ASEM Customs-Trade Day
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs Trade Day is an annual event held ahead of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) to engage the private sector on best practices and ensure attention for priorities of business.
2014-03-18
18-20 March 2014
Siem Reap, Cambodia
8th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 8th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (8th AWC Meeting) took place in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 19-20 March 2014. The 8th AWC was officially opened by H.E. Dr. Pen Siman, Delegate of the Royal Government in-charge of the General Department of Customs and Excise.
2013-10-16
16-18 October 2013
Vienna, Austria
10th ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners Meeting
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners Meetings follow up on the agreement made between ASEM Leaders during the 1st ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government (Bangkok, 1-2 March 1996).
2013-10-09
09-10 October 2013
Tokyo, Japan
12th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows
DG-Officials' Meetings
The main theme of the meeting was "Migration Policy as a Strategy for Economic Growth", with the aim of sharing information widely on the status of each country’s migration policy as a strategy for economic growth as well as insights to be gained from the information.  
2013-05-15
15-17 May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
7th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
European and Asian representatives met in Prague on May 15-17 to discuss ways of enhancing customs cooperation between the two regions. With Europe-Asia trade valued at almost 900 million euros a year, agreement on more efficient customs procedures and greater transparency in the sector is important. Customs cooperation is therefore a key issue within ASEM, the process of Asia-Europe Meetings launched in Bangkok in 1996.
2013-05-15
15 May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic
4th ASEM Customs-Trade Day
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs Trade Day is an annual event held ahead of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) to engage the private sector on best practices and ensure attention for priorities of business.
2012-10-30
30-31 October 2012
Nicosia, Cyprus
11th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 11th ASEM Conference of Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows took place on 30-31 October 2012 in Nicosia, during the Cyprus Presidency. The conference is a relevant forum for exchange of views and experiences between EU and Asian countries on migration-related issues.
2012-09-18
18-19 September 2012
Chiang Mai, Thailand
6th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 6th Meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) was held back-to-back with the 3rd ASEM Customs-Trade Day.
2012-09-17
17 September 2012
Chiang Mai, Thailand
3rd ASEM Customs-Trade Day
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs Trade Day is an annual event held ahead of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) to engage the private sector on best practices and ensure attention for priorities of business.
2011-10-11
11-12 October 2011
Hua Hin, Thailand
9th ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners Meeting
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs DG-Commissioners Meetings follow up on the agreement made between ASEM Leaders during the 1st ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government (Bangkok, 1-2 March 1996).
2011-09-05
05-07 September 2011
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
10th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 10th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration focused on the following themes on the Role of Immigration Agencies: Encouraging Skilled Migration and Preventing Irregular Employment and Preventing Trafficking in Persons and Protecting its Victims.
2011-07-12
12-14 July 2011
Lombok, Indonesia
1st Preparatory Senior Officials' Meeting for the 5th ASEM Culture Ministers' Meeting (CMM5)
DG-Officials' Meetings
ASEM Senior Officials met to make preparations for the 5th ASEM Culture Ministers' Meeting (2012, Yogjakarta, Indonesia).
2011-04-19
19-20 April 2011
Utrecht, Netherlands
5th meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC)
DG-Officials' Meetings
The 5th meeting of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) was held back-to-back with the 2nd ASEM Customs-Trade Day. The main aim of the 5th AWC meeting was to discuss the state of play and the way forward with regard to the actions of the ASEM Action Plan and make preparations for the 9th ASEM Customs Directors General/Commissioners meeting to be held in October 2011 in Thailand. The 5th AWC meeting further evaluated the usefulness and results of the second ASEM Customs –Trade Day, which took place on 18 April 2011.
2011-04-18
18 April 2011
Utrecht, Netherlands
2nd ASEM Customs-Trade Day
DG-Officials' Meetings
The ASEM Customs Trade Day is an annual event held ahead of the ASEM Working Group on Customs Matters (AWC) to engage the private sector on best practices and ensure attention for priorities of business.
2011-02-15
15-16 February 2011
Brussels, Belgium
ASEM Senior Officials' Meeting on Trade and Investment
DG-Officials' Meetings
ASEM Senior Officials for Trade and Investment held an informal meeting to discuss future activities as mentioned in the ASEM8 Final Declaration. They identified new activities to promote sustainable development in countries of the ASEM.
2010-11-21
21-23 November 2010
La Hulpe, Belgium
9th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration and Management of Migratory Flows
DG-Officials' Meetings
Managing migration flows is a challenge where cooperation and exchange of information is imperative to achieve an efficient migration policy between Asia and Europe.  The 9th ASEM Conference of the Directors-General of Immigration discussed the detection of unaccompanied minors, the detection of irregular migrants, the selection of labour migrants and the selection of students. Participants gathered and exchanged strategies and ideas on the management of migration issues. Unaccompanied minors

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