Thomas Wiersing
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My Europe Day speech that was never held
by Thomas Wiersing - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
For every Ambassador it is an honour to celebrate his or her country’s National Day in their respective host country.
We stand together — United in distance
by Thomas Wiersing - April 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Originally I had planned to use my April column to announce a number of events in the Philippines to celebrate our annual ‘Europe Day’ in May.
COVID-19 - let’s stick together
by Thomas Wiersing - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Well, of course sticking together is not really meant literally here. But in our mindsets.
Strengthening our interconnected world through culture
by Thomas Wiersing - February 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Turbulent headlines have hugged online news the past few days – from coronavirus, volcanic eruptions, fires, oil price increase to terrorism.
The green deal: The EU’s response to climate change
by Thomas Wiersing - January 30, 2020 - 12:00am
he Taal Volcano eruption and the massive haze in Australia are stark reminders how vulnerable mankind is when nature strikes.
Togetherness – ‘Sama-Sama’
by Thomas Wiersing - December 19, 2019 - 12:00am
During this time of the year people always feel a desire to be close to their loved ones.
ASEAN-EU relations: Moving forward
by Thomas Wiersing - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Early this week, I had the pleasure of accompanying our new EU Ambassador to ASEAN, Igor Driesmans, in his discussions with government representatives, legislators, business and think-tanks about the future of ASEAN-EU...
Education matters
by Thomas Wiersing - October 31, 2019 - 12:00am
“We didn’t start the fire, it was always burning since the world’s been turning…”
Rediscovering the Philippines
by Thomas Wiersing - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
I am somehow the new kid on the block. Well, not really new.
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