High-Level Seminar on China-ASEAN Relations was successfully held in Beijing, Sept 23-24, 2006, by China Foreign Affairs University. It is one of the key events in celebrating the 15th anniversary of China-ASEAN dialog partnership. Participants include government officials and experts from China, 10 ASEAN member countries and ASEAN Secretariat. This Seminar has an opening session, 3 discussion panels and one concluding session. The three topics for discussion are:
  1. Achievements in the Development of China-ASEAN Partnership
  2. Major Issues in Furthering China-ASEAN Partnership
  3. China-ASEAN Partnership: Prospect, Goals and Roadmap
The opening session, chaired by Prof. Qin Yaqing, Executive Vice President of the China Foreign Affairs University, has 4 speakers, including Counselor Tong Xiaoling from the Asian Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Nopadol Gunavibool, Director General of the Department of ASEAN Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, Mr. Pushpanathan Sundrum, Principal Director of Bureau for Economic Integration and Finance of the ASEAN Secretariat and Amb. Wu Jianmin, President of the China Foreign AffairsUniversity.
The Seminar was conducted in a practical, friendly atmosphere and concluded on the morning of Sep. 24.
The 26th Network of East Asia Think Tanks Country Coordinators Meeting (NEAT CCM)
March 31, 2017 | Four Points by Sheraton, Seoul, Namsan
The 26th Network of East Asian Think Tanks Country Coordinators Meeting (NEAT CCM) was held on March 30 to April 1, 2017 in Seoul, Korea. It was convened by the Korean Institute of Southeast Asian Studies and was attended by members of NEAT Country Coordinators from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, PR. China, Japan, and Republic of Korea.
Seminar on “East Asian Cooperation: Progress, Prospect and Policy Issues" was successfully held at China's Foreign Affairs University on October 27, 2007. This meeting was hosted by NEAT China——East Asian Studies Center, China's Foreign Affairs University. More than 40 Scholars and experts from Peking University, Tsinghua University, CASS, China Institute of International Studies, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, Ministry of Commerce of China, Renmin University of China, Fudan University, Xiamen University, Institute of East Asian Studies of Shandong and China's Foreign Affairs University participated in the meeting. There were 3 topics for discussion:
  1. Assessment on the progress and current situation of East Asian cooperation.
  2. Problems and prospects in East Asian cooperation.
  3. China's strategy and policy in East Asian cooperation.
The opening session was chaired by Prof. Qin Yaqing, Executive Vice President of China Foreign Affairs University. Amb. Wu Jianmin, NEAT Co-interim Coordinator and President of the China Foreign Affairs University gave a keynote speech. Based on the three topics, scholars and experts had heated, practical and fruitful discussions.
The Joint Study Convention on East Asia Cooperation was held in Beijing, China on 30 October, 2005. The meeting was attended by about 50 experts and scholars in East Asia studies from ASEAN, China, Japan, Korea, and ASEAN Secretariat. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech.
At the meeting scholars exchanged views on East Asia economic integration progress, subject matters in the process of East Asian Community building and the East Asian Community roadmap, etc.
The experts and scholars affirmed the significant achievements of East Asia cooperation in the fields of trade, finance and banking etc. They agreed that East Asia community building should be conducted on the basis of ASEAN plus Three and with the aim of common development and prosperity of the countries in the region. They realized that East Asia studies should be strengthened, think-tanks be encouraged and given a full play and joint efforts be made for further and comprehensive development of East Asia cooperation. The convention adopted the summary report in the end.

The Joint Study Convention on East Asian Cooperation was proposed by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao at ASEAN plus Three Summit last year. It was meant to pool the academic resources in the region to discuss the key issues of East Asia cooperation.