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Civil Society Dialogue on trade relations with Southeast Asia

The purpose of this meeting is to inform civil society about recent developments in the EU’s trade relations and negotiations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its members, and to exchange views on EU trade policy in Southeast Asia.

  • Date: 23/05/2024, 14:30-16:30
  • Location: WEBEX

Meeting details

Registration closes on: Friday 17 May 2024 at 12:00

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At this meeting, the European Commission will present and discuss with civil society recent developments in the EU’s trade relations with ASEAN, and the state-of-play of bilateral free trade agreements with Singapore and Vietnam, as well as of negotiations for free trade agreements with Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Malaysia. The meeting offers an opportunity for an exchange of views with civil society organisations on the EU’s trade policy with Southeast Asian countries and its future.  


Lead speaker

  • Head of Unit for South and Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission


  • Civil Society Coordination - Transparency, Civil society and Communication Unit, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission


  1. Introduction.
  2. Update on trade relations and free trade agreement negotiations with ASEAN countries.
  3. Open discussion with stakeholders.

The meeting will take place via WEBEX. Webex access code and password will be sent to registered participants. We would be grateful if participants could launch their WEBEX connection at least 30 minutes in advance of the meeting so that any technical problems can be arranged in time before the meeting.

Related documents

  • international trade | trade agreement
  • Thursday 23 May 2024, 14:30 - 16:30 (CEST)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available
Country or region
  • Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Trade topics
  • Negotiations and agreements
  • Trade policy
Event type

Practical information

Thursday 23 May 2024, 14:30 - 16:30 (CEST)
Online only
Who should attend
Interested stakeholders
Directorate-General for Trade
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