On the occasion of the inaugural EU-Australia Leadership Forum that is taking place is Sydney, Australia on 2-6 June, 2017 the Australian Institute of International Affairs on behalf of the EU-Australia Leadership Forum published “The EU and Australia: Shared Opportunities and Common Challenges”.
This publication was designed to give an overview of the main themes of the EU-Australia relationship, from European, Australian and sometimes joint perspectives. For each theme a timeline of milestones of the EU-Australia relationship as well as some interesting statistics is presented.
Trade & Investment section of the document also features a blog on “Trade and investment between the EU and Australia” by the Director of the EU Centre for Global Affairs, Jane Drake-Brockman and a blog on “EU-Australia free trade talks: services essential” by the Managing Director of the European Services Forum, Pascal Kerneis.
Download the copy of the publication HERE. Other background papers designed to provide some background information about EU-Australia relations and highlight some of the issues that might arise during the discussions can be downloaded HERE. Find What is the EU-Australia Leadership Forum?