The second ASEAN-EU Dialogue on Sustainable Development: Towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals was successfully convened in Brussels on 10 February 2020. It brought together senior representatives and experts of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and of the European Union (EU), the European Commission and the ASEAN Secretariat.

The Dialogue opened with a high-level segment with statements by Ms. Jutta Urpilainen European Commissioner for International Partnerships and H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand as the ASEAN Coordinator on Sustainable Development Cooperation. The subsequent thematic discussions were co-chaired by Mr. Koen Doens, Director-General for the European Commission department for international cooperation and development, and Mrs. Busaya Mathelin, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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