The 6th ASEM Summit (ASEM6) at the level of Heads of State or Government took place on 10 and 11 September 2006 in Helsinki, Finland. It was a historically significant event as it also marked the 10th anniversary of the ASEM cooperation forum. The ASEM 6 Summit was the largest ever meeting at the level of Heads of State or Government hosted by Finland. The overarching theme of the Summit was 10 Years of ASEM: Global Challenges - Joint Responses, reflecting both the joint objectives and global developments.
The priorities of the Helsinki Summit were:
The Finnish-Japanese joint research report, entitled ASEM in its Tenth Year: Looking Back, Looking Forward, provided background for the discussion and decisions on the future of the process.
From Sep 10, 2006 to Sep 11, 2006
Hosted by: Finland
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Event type: Summits