New Zealand and the Asia-Europe Meeting: three years on

Doidge, Mathew
November 2013
New Zealand International Review;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p17
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the uncertainty of New Zealand's membership with the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). It talks about ASEM's creation in 1996 which would address economic concerns and foster political and cultural cooperation between Europe and Asia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT)'s issues on increased dialogue potential and access and the country's non-attendance in several ASME summits and the Foreign Ministers' Meeting in 2011 are also discussed.


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