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12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' meet held in Luxemburg

Nov 13, 2015 11:16 IST

12th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers12th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM12) took place in Luxembourg on 5-6 November 2015. The meeting hosted by Government of Luxembourg was chaired by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

The ASEM FMM 12 was held under the theme Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future. The meeting was held few weeks before the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) in Paris. The UN Conference is scheduled to be held from 30 November to 11 December 2015.

The two-day meeting saw participation of 51 Foreign Ministers from 30 European and 21 Asian countries as well as the Secretary General of ASEAN participated.

ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meetings, in addition to pursuing the ASEM dialogue under the first and third pillars (political dialogue, co-operation in other areas), are also responsible for the overall coordination of the ASEM process.

The Foreign Ministers' Meeting also prepared for the 20th anniversary of the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11) scheduled to be held at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2016.

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Who: 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' meet

Where: Luxemburg

What: Held

When: 5-6 November 2015

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