Since its establishment in 1996, ASEM has become the world’s largest inter-regional cooperation mechanism, with 53 states from the two continents. It has affirmed its important role in peace, security, stability, and prosperous development in both, making practical contributions to shaping major trends and the state of affairs around the world in the 21st century.
It has raised an important voice in maintaining peace, security, and stability as well as socio-economic governance in the region and the world. The spirit of dialogue and coordination in policy and action within the ASEM framework holds major significance, contributing to promoting peace and cooperation in building a rules-based world order.
The ASEM forum is entering a period of vigorous development to meet new requirements.
The Asia-Europe political dialogue should remain itself as the foundation for global peace and stability, dialogue promotion, trust building, preventive diplomacy, and the effective settlement of global challenges.
On the basis of ASEM cooperation, bilateral ties between Vietnam and other member countries have been enhanced and elevated.