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New Blog on '7th Model ASEM: Youth Voices on Diplomacy and Asia-Europe Relations' by IR student Lise Weerden

21 juli 2016

In the new CEASG blog Lise Weerden writes about her participation in the 7th Model Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulaanbaatar. Lise Weerden is Master Student International Relations at the University of Groningen. During her bachelor's and master's she studied for six months in Hong Kong. She has been involved in research on the relationship between China and the Netherlands and worked on various projects of the Asia-Europe Foundation.

From 6-10 July 2016, Mongolia’s capital and largest city was host to over 100 students from 51 countries across Asia and Europe. Under the theme “20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity,” participants of the 7th Model Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) gathered in Ulaanbaatar to engage in a political simulation held in the margins of the 11th ASEM Summit. Four days full of role-play exercises, practical trainings, high-level meetings and cultural activities translated in fruitful negotiations, inspirational encounters, new friendships, personal enrichment, professional development, and – not to forget – thorough insights in the legacy of Genghis Khan. Read more

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