Presentation on theme: "1 First ASEAN-EU Connectivity Dialogue ASEAN-EU Cooperation Programme: Walter Kennes, European Commission DG DEVCO H2 Brussels, 27 February 2014."— Presentation transcript:
1 First ASEAN-EU Connectivity Dialogue ASEAN-EU Cooperation Programme: Walter Kennes, European Commission DG DEVCO H2 Brussels, 27 February 2014
2 Plan Role of DG DEVCO EU cooperation instruments ASEAN-EU cooperation programme under Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) Perspectives and priorities for ASEAN-EU cooperation over the next MFF period
Role of DG DEVCO Manages most of the EU budget for external action Prepare EU development policy (eg Rio + 20) Contribute to the preparation of the EU budget Programming of EU cooperation: together with EEAS Staff around 3740 of which 2340 in Delegations Budget handled around € 8.5 billion (USD 11 bn) 3
Cooperation cycle Programming (with EEAS) Identification Appraisal Decision Implementation: usually starts with the signing of Financing Agreement –Call for tenders, call for proposals –EU procedures or partner procedures Evaluation 4
L15 External relations instruments Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) Humanitarian Cooperation European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Stability Instrument Cooperation with Industrialised Countries and Partnership Instrument
L16 Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) Geographic Programmes –Asia bilateral (including CLMV and Philipines) regional –ASEAN-EU programme (discussed at the JCC) Thematic Programmes –Global Public Goods and Challenges Global Climate Change Alliance FLEGT – Civil Society and local authorities
7 ASEAN-EU cooperation ( ) Direct support to ASEAN integration: almost €10 million per year within the wider regional support for Asia A much larger set of bilateral programmes with ASEAN Member States (total around € 1.2 bn) A range of other regional and thematic programmes: SWITCH Asia, TEIN, Asia Investment Facility, FLEGT, Erasmus, Global Climate Change Alliance, Health, Uprooted peoples, Humanitiarian Assistance, Scientific Cooperation, Human Rights, CBRN.
8 EU bilateral cooperation, MS (M. € )SECTOR ISECTOR IISECTOR III Myanmar (125) EducationHealth Cambodia (143) Support to National Strategic Development Plan Basic Education Indonesia (402) EducationTrade and Investment Judiciary sector – Law enforcement Lao PDR (69) Poverty Reduction Support Operation Malaysia (8) Dialogue Facility Trade and Investment Thailand (12) Economic CooperationScience, technology, education Good Governance, Human Rights, Mine action Philippines (128) Assistance to the poorest sectors of society, access to health services Assistance to trade and investment Support to Mindanao Peace Process Vietnam (298) Support for Vietnam's Socio- Economic Development Plan (SEDP) Health
9 Cooperation Economic Community ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU (ARISE) € 15 mn –institutional support, integration capacity building, customs and transit arrangements, trade facilitation, technical barriers. EU-ASEAN economic partnership €2.5 mn –to enhance FTA negotiation capacity
10 Current support to ASEAN Economic Community (cont.) Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (ECAP III) € 4.5 mn (now with OHIM) –Protection and enforcing IPR, ASEAN Air Transport Integration Project (AATIP) € 5 mn (with EASA) –Support safe, secure, single aviation market Statistical capacity building € 6 mn –Integration and harmonisation of statatistics
11 Cooperation on Political & Security and Socio-Cultural Communities Migration and border management € 4.7 mn Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instr. (READI) € 4 mn –Flexible facility to support dialogue in areas to be agreed –Initial selection: information and communication technology, disaster management, energy, research and development –Other proposed topics: climate change, human rights, maritime cooperation, education Statistics and integration monitoring €7.5
12 Recent decisions ( ) Border management including visa simplification € 3.4 m (with Interpol) Higher education € 10 m (quality assurance, qualification framework, mobility, credit transfer etc.) Human rights dialogue( support for AICHR, ACWC, …) topping up of READI € 3.3 mn
13 Envisaged for MFF Joint Cooperation Committee (24 January 2014) Initial ideas on broad areas for future cooperation: –Connectivity through sustainable and inclusive economic integration and trade; –Climate change and disaster management; –Comprehensive dialogue facility.