ECSCAP is a grouping of Europeans concerned to foster a greater European engagement in the prosperity and stability of Asia-Pacific. It is a "track-two" organisation which includes specialists and government officials in their private capacities, and is formally the European member of the Council for Security Cooperation in Asia-Pacific (CSCAP). CSCAP is a formal "track-two" mechanism linked to the ASEAN Regional Forum and is intended to help foster prosperity and stability in Asia-Pacific.
ECSCAP, like the broader CSCAP, meets twice each year and takes part in CSCAP plenary and working group meetings.
The Secretariat is at the International Institute for Strategic Studies , London.
five CSCAP co-chairmen are:
Michael Leifer, the London School of Economics, London
Francois Godement, French Institute of International Affairs , Paris
Hanns Maull, Germany Society for Foreign Affairs , Bonn
Jean-Pierre Lehmann, International Institute for Management Development , Lausanne.
Hart, Center for Pacific Asia Studies,
ECSCAP is supported by the ESRC's Pacific Asia Programme . For further details of the operation of ECSCAP please contact the secretariat through:
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