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Conference: Challenges of Governance for Innovation, Resilience and Sustainability

Date: 29th October 2018, Monday – 31st October 2018, Wednesday
Location: various locations, Brussels, Belgium

The conference showcases leading thinkers and policymakers around challenges of governance for innovation, resilience and sustainability. The scope will focus on ASEAN-EU relations and dialogues, exploring the longstanding political and cultural relationship between both regions in light of a sustainable common future. Building upon SEA ASEAN’s key mission is to bridge both regions through research, recruitment and social impact, this conference will serve as a platform to engage our partner institutions within the ASEAN and EU region in an open dialogue and serve as the launch platform for SEA ASEAN’s upcoming publications.

The publications collating state-of-the-art research and debates from key scholars and policy makers working in the region, are titled “Challenges of Governance in Southeast Asia and ASEAN” (NY, Springer 2018) and “Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN” (Leiden, Singapore, Boston: Bril, 2018) and will be presented to key stakeholders during the conference. The three-day conference will give equal attention to both regions and their on-going collaboration through a series of keynotes and panels, and networking events.

Key themes include:

  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • ASEAN-EU Relations
  • Climate Change and Resiliency
  • Political-Security Cooperation and Human Rights
  • Social Science Capacities for Societal Innovation
  • Smart Urban Planning
  • Economics for Societal Change

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Last modified:16 March 2018 12.06 p.m.