Ministerial Forum for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

On 22 February 2022, the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) co-organised in Paris a Ministerial Forum for Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific bringing together the European institutions, the Foreign Affairs ministers, from the 27 EU Foreign Ministers and around 30 from the Indo-Pacific region.

The EU participants reiterated the importance of the Indo-Pacific region for Europe and underlined their support for an increased and long-term engagement of the EU and its Member States through concrete actions. The main areas of enhanced cooperation are security and defense, connectivity and digital, and global challenges.

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