Story: Britain, Europe and New Zealand

ASEM, Brussels, 2010

ASEM, Brussels, 2010

The official photograph of those attending ASEM (the Asia–Europe Meeting) in Brussels in 2010 showed the largest meeting so far – New Zealand, Australia and Russia had just joined the group. New Zealand was represented by Minister of Finance Bill English. ASEM already included the European Commission, the 27 members of the European Union, the 10 members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the ASEAN Secretariat, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Mongolia and Pakistan.

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Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, 'Britain, Europe and New Zealand - Political cooperation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2024)

Story by Martin Holland and Serena Kelly, published 20 Jun 2012