ASEAN ⇆ UAE ⇆ ITALY High Level Meeting

a partnership for success in Asia, the Gulf and Europe


9th DECEMBER 2021



Private and public sector top executives from the ASEAN countries, Italy and United Arab Emirates will meet for the first time on December 9th in Dubai to define objectives and concrete modalities for bi and trilateral collaboration in the field of sustainable development leveraging on innovative technological and financial resources.

The “summit”, organized by the Italian Commissariat at Expo 2020 Dubai in collaboration with the Italy-ASEAN Association and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, will be opened by an address of Romano Prodi, President of the Association Italy-ASEAN and former President of the European Commission.

The High-Level Meeting, “A Partnership for Success in Asia, The Gulf and Europe”, will have the objective to define innovative models for the relaunch of the economy - in the aftermath of the pandemic - through multilateral collaborations between countries that play a strategic role in the area of the world – from the Mediterranean to Asia through the Gulf – where the major economic, technological and financial growth rates are likely to occur over the next few years, together with some of the major problems related to climate change, energy transition and social sustainability.

In the aim to set the pace for new trilateral and bilateral partnerships between public and private players of the area, the proceedings will focus on the issues of technologies and finances for sustainability, renewable energy and sustainable agriculture. These topics will be dealt with in three separate working groups, led by the Vice-Presidents of the Italy-ASEAN Association, Ambassador Michelangelo Pipan and Prof. Romeo Orlandi.

See the full event programme in the document on the side or download it here.

Register to partecipate


    • HSBC
    • Regione Emilia Romagna, Italy
    • Regione Veneto, Italy
    • Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Philippines
    • Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia
    • CoreVision Investment Co., Ltd, Cambodia
    • Raj Group of Companies, UAE
    • Superior Technologies and Services, UAE
    • Grover & Company, UK, UAE, New Zealand and Australia
    • Sri Gems, Sri Lanka
    • Sande, UAE
    • MMA Consultants, Uruguay
    • ANMP, Thailand
    • Codigo del Sur, Uruguay
    • Ferronox International LLC, UAE
    • Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia
    • IRENA – International Renewable Energy Agency, UAE
    • ENEA, Italy
    • IIT – Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
  • Barclays, UAE
  • Ramos Srl, Italy
  • MV Advisors Pte. Ltd.
  • National University of Singapore
  • Royal Thai Embassy in Abu Dhabi
  • Government Pension Fund, Thailand
  • Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Malaysia
  • Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia
  • Asean Secretariat
  • University of Padova
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Embassy of Vietnam
  • Temix Engineering Srl, Italy
  • SACE – Servizi assicurativi e finanziari per le imprese, Italy
  • ICE – Italian Trade Agency, Italy
  • Future Food Institute, Italy