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  • International artist-in-residence programme in the public space, Luxembourg Statement 25/11/2015-16/02/2016


    General information & guidelines

    In 2015, Casino Luxembourg's artist-in-residence programme moved out from the circumscribed exhibition space into Luxembourg's open public space aiming at a direct confrontation between art - social, committed, provocative, surprising, unusual, playful, interactive - and the public at large in a shared common space.

    In 2017, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain will host the second edition of its international residence programme in the public space.
    The residence programme is designed so as to provide a maximum flexibility for the working artist and to offer the best possible conditions with regard to the realisation of each project. To get acquainted with Luxembourg's public space, a first visit of Luxembourg will be scheduled in autumn 2016 for the laureate. Subsequently to this visit, the laureate will be requested to develop a first outline of his/her project for Luxembourg. The residence period will be fixed according to the very specific needs of the project (maximum of 12 weeks). (...)

  • The Embassy of Luxembourg in Hanoi hosted a briefing for development partners based in Vietnam Statement 06/11/2015

    The Embassy of Luxembourg in Hanoi hosted on 6 November a briefing for development partners based in Vietnam on the up-coming Lao Round Table Meeting (RTM) by Lao Vice-Minister of Planning and Investment Dr. Kikeo Chanthabouly and UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Kaarina Immonen. The Round Table Process serves as the primary platform for the Aid Effectiveness Framework in Laos. It is led by the Government of the Lao PDR and co-chaired by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with financial support from Luxembourg.

  • 12th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM12) - Working together for a sustainable and secure future Statement 05-06/11/2015

    The 12th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers' Meeting ( ASEM ), entitled "Working together for a sustainable and secure future", was held in Luxembourg on 5 and 6 November 2015.

    The aim of this meeting is to review the commitments made during the Milan Summit in October 2014 and prepare for the 20th anniversary of ASEM, which will be celebrated at the next ASEM Summit in Mongolia in July 2016.

    On 5 November, the items on the agenda for the first session are climate change, the Sustainable Development Programme for 2030 and the management and reduction of disaster risks; the second session focuses on connectivity and the future of ASEM. On 6 November, during a discussion session, the Ministers discuss international and regional affairs.

    Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg's Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, stressed the need to strengthen cooperation between Europe and Asia in order to tackle common global challenges. (...)

  • 16th European Film Festival in Malaysia Statement 29/10-16/12/2015

    The Embassy of Luxembourg has the pleasure to inform that Luxembourg is participating in the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) in Malaysia from 29 October to 16 December 2015 in five cities: Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Penang, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. (...)

  • Conference on Performance Based Financing (PBF) organized by the Luxembourg Development Cooperation, Vietnam Statement 22-23/10/2015

    An international conference on Performance Based Financing (PBF) in the Health Sector was organized on 22-23 October in Hanoi by the Luxembourg Development Cooperation. The conference aimed at sharing PBF practices, experiences, lessons learned and considerations for the future among countries in the Southeast Asia region. (...)

    Conference documents can be downloaded at

  • Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Young Leaders Summit 2015, Luxembourg Statement 01-05/11/2015

    The ASEF Young Leaders Summit was a 4-day project initiated by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and took place in Luxembourg from 1st to 5th November 2015, in conjunction with the 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers' Meeting (ASEM FMM12) . The topic of the 1st edition of the ASEF Young Leaders Summit was “Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment”. In the wake of rising youth unemployment in both Asia and Europe and given its long-term implications such as inclusive economic growth, equality and accessibility to the workforce, this topic was currently on top of the political agenda of both regions.

  • The European Union Joint Programming exercise 2016-2020 in Vientiane, Laos Statement 28/09/2015

    The European Union Joint Programming exercise 2016-2020 was officially launched in Vientiane on 28 September 2015 at an event presided by Dr. Kikeo Chanthabouly, Vice-Minister for Planning and Investment, and Mr. Michel Goffin, EU Chargé d'affaires, in the presence of representatives from Luxembourg, France, Germany, the UK and Switzerland as well as from Lao Ministries. Ms. Aurélie Klein, attachée at the Luxembourg Embassy, also provided details on the health component where Luxembourg has the sector lead. (...)

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