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International Conference on Cooperation between China and European Sub-regions In the Frames of “16+1 Cooperation” and the Belt and Road Initiative Held at SIIS
2017/10/31  read:1515

On Oct. 27, 2017, the international conference on the Cooperation between China and European Sub-regions in the Frames of “16+1 Cooperation” and the Belt and Road Initiative was co-hosted by SIIS and the Committee for Friendship with Foreign Countries, CPPCC Shanghai Committee.

SIIS President Chen Dongxiao gave an opening remark for the conference. Prof. Yang Jiemian, chairman of SIIS Academic Affairs Council, and Counsellor Gao Rui, Director of the Department of European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China delivered keynote speeches.



Experts from Central and East European countries including Latvia, Romania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia were invited. Chinese participants included scholars from China Institute of International Studies (CIIS), Shanghai Institute of European Studies, East China Normal University, Tongji University, and SIIS had a discussion with their European colleagues on the following issues, (1) Interrelationship between Globalization, Regional Integration and Sub-regional Cooperation; (2) Sub-regional Dimension of “16+1 Cooperation” and BRI: Opportunities and Challenges; (3) China’s Opportunity in Danube Sub-regional Cooperation; (4) Prospect of the Adriatic-Baltic-Black Sea Seaport Cooperation.