ASEAN Forum
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Theme

THEMES

This edition will be articulated around four vectors of growth in ASEAN:

  • Smart Cities

  • Tourism

  • Chinese investments in the new silk road (BRI)

  • Health


Smart cities in ASEAN - French and Asian expertise - Session 1

By 2050, 70% of the world's population will be urban and the largest increases are especially expected in Asia. In Cambodia, for example, an increase from 17 to 36% in this urbanization rate is expected over the same period. As a result, the significant increase in the number of urban residents, resulting in numerous social, economic and environmental challenges …


When China is changing the face of tourism: risks and opportunities for our French companies in ASEAN - Session 2

The development of world tourism is driven mainly by the growth of Chinese Tourism, with more than 100 million trips abroad. A 20% increase over the previous year, which is expected to ….


Chinese investment and the Belt and road initiative (BRI) in ASEAN: challenges and opportunities for French companies - Session 3

In 2013, Xi Jinping announced the establishment of a major regional infrastructure network: the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which aims to develop a network of land, maritime, energy and communication infrastructures to connect Asia, Europe and Africa. railways and roads across Central Asia and Europe, as well as the establishment of a sea road (associated with the development of port activities) linking South-East Asian states and countries bordering the Indian Ocean …


Tackling healthcare challenges and opportunities in ASEAN - Session 4

Asia is not exempted from the phenomenon of an ageing population, which will have more citizens over 65 by 2042 than in Europe and North America combined. In response to this situation, China is seeking innovative solutions to strike a balance between respect for the Chinese tradition and care for the elderly. The solutions discussed will include the establishment of a time savings account that would allow young retirees to care for older people, and the development of home hospitalization….