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【Notice】International Symposium on “China and the World in the New Era”

2019-12-12

International Symposium on “China and the World 


in the New Era”


December 16, 2019  Beijing · China


Since the release of the White Paper on China and the World in the New Era on September 27, 2019, it has continued to arouse international discussions and get a lot of attention. This is the first comprehensive White Paper published by Chinese government about the relationship between China and the world since the founding of the People's Republic of China. It has comprehensively and profoundly answered the major issues such as “Where China comes from and where to go”, “What kind of world China is promoting” and “How developed China will get along with the world”. For the purpose of better enhancing mutual understanding between China and the international community, the International Symposium on "China and the World in the New Era" will be hosted by Renmin University of China, organized by Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY) on December 16, 2019 in Beijing, with the guidance of the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China. The symposium will invite a number of well-known Chinese and foreign experts to discuss the relationship between China and the world in depth, meanwhile contribute intelligence to build the more progressive and prosperous China and the world.


Guidance: The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China 



Host: Renmin University of China (RUC)


Organizer: Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY)


Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 from 9:00 to 17:20


Venue: Guoxue Guan Auditorium 116, Renmin University of China              


Working Languages: Chinese, English


Agenda


08:00-09:00  Registration (1st floor, Guoxue Guan)


09:00-11:00  Opening Ceremony (1st floor, Guoxue Guan Auditorium 116)


1.Opening Remarks (09:05-09:30) :


- Xu Lin, Deputy Head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the Minister of the State Council Information Office of China


- Jin Nuo, Chairwoman of the University Council, Renmin University of China


Moderator: Du Peng, Vice President of Renmin University of China


2. Keynote Speeches (09:30 - 10:35):


Keynote Speakers (6 persons, 10 minutes each):


- Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Poland, Kozminski University


- Zhu Guangyao, Former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Finance of China


- John Ross, Former Director of Economic and Business Policy of London, Senior Fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY)


- Gao Pengyong, Vice President and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)


- Frank Meng, Chairman of Qualcomm China


- Theodor Swedjemark, Senior Vice President; Chief of Staff, Office of Chairman and CEO; Head of Government Relations & Public Affairs; ABB Group


Moderator: Wang Wen, Executive Dean of RDCY


3. Group photo, tea break (10:35 - 11:00) (1st floor, Guoxue Guan)


11:00-12:30  Plenary Session 1: 70 Years of New China: Development Progress


Introductory speeches (10 minutes each):


- Zlatko Lagumdzija, Former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina


- Ren Zeping, Chief Economist of Evergrande Real Estate Group and Dean of Evergrande Economic Research Institute


Commentary:


- Bruno Maçães, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Portugal


- Xiang Wenbo, President of SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd  (TBD)


- Chen Lujun, President of China News Service


- H.E. Mr. Teshome Toga Chanaka, Ethiopian Ambassador to China


- Shi Yinhong, Counselor of the State Council, Professor of School of International Relations at Renmin University of China


- Li Xinyu, Director-General of Exchange Center for International Friendship Cities, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)


Interaction:


- Jia Qingguo, Professor of School of International Relations, Peking University


Moderator: Hu Zhaoming, Director of Information Communication Bureau, International Department Central Committee of CPC


12:30-14:00  Lunch (Huixian Restaurant, 3rd Floor, Invitation Only)


14:00-15:30  Plenary Session 2: Impacts of China's Development on the World


Introductory speeches (10 minutes each):


- Djoomart Otorbaev, Former Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan


- Zhou Li, Former Vice Minister of International Department Central Committee of CPC, Vice President of Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament


Commentary:


- H.E. Mr. Hisham EL-ZIMAITY, Secretary General of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, Egypt


- Li Fang, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of People's Daily Overseas Edition


- H.E. Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal, Ambassador of Nepal to China 


- Ruan Zongze, Executive Vice President, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)


- Zhao Lei, Director of the International Studies and BRI Research Institute, International Strategic Institute, Party School of the Central Committee of C.P.C (National Academy of Governance)


Interaction:


- Ding Gang, Senior adviser to the Global Times, Senior Fellow of RDCY


Moderator: Yu Yunquan, Dean of Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies, China International Publishing Group (CIPG)


15:30-15:45  Tea Break


15:45-17:15  Plenary Session 3: The Community of Shared Future for Mankind and the Future of Global Governance


Introductory speeches (10 minutes each):


- Zhang Baijia, Former Deputy Director of the Party History Research Center of the CPC Central Committee


- Zhang Huarong, Member of the National Committee of CPPCC, Chairman of Huajian Group


Commentary:


- ONG Tee Keat, Former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives of Parliament, Chairman of Centre for New Inclusive Asia, Malaysia


- Xu Hui, Major General, Commandant of International College of Defense Studies (ICDS), National Defense University (NDU)


- H.E. Mr. James Kimonyo, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in the People’s Republic of China


- Qin Xuan, Dean of Institute for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, Renmin University of China


- Eddie Tapiero, Panama International Economist and researcher of the global economy and Panama, lead economist at the Panama Canal


- Fu Mengzi, Vice President of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)


Interaction:


- Xie Rongbin, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Global Times


Moderator: Zhou Luohua, Deputy Dean of RDCY


17: 15-17: 20  Closing Remark: 


Wen Wang, Executive Dean of RDCY


Guests list:


Invited foreign guests (15 persons, in no particular order):


Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Poland, Kozminski University


Zlatko Lagumdzija, Former Prime Minister of Bosnia and Hercegovina


Djoomart Otorbaev, Former Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan


John Ross, Former Director of Economic and Business Policy of London, Senior Fellow of RDCY


Bruno Maçães, Former Minister for Europe Affairs in the Portuguese government, Portugal


H.E. Mr. Hisham EL-ZIMAITY, Secretary General of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, Egypt


ONG Tee Keat, Former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives of Parliament, Chairman of Centre for New Inclusive Asia, Malaysia


Eddie Tapiero, Panama International Economist and researcher of the global economy and Panama, lead economist at the Panama Canal


Frank Meng, Chairman of Qualcomm China


Theodor Swedjemark, Senior Vice President; Chief of Staff, Office of Chairman and CEO; Head of Government Relations & Public Affairs; ABB Group


H.E. Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal, Ambassador of Nepal to China 


H.E. Mr. Teshome Toga Chanaka, Ethiopian Ambassador to China


H.E. Mr. James Kimonyo, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in the People’s Republic of China


H.E. Mr. Vikram Misri, Indian Ambassador to China  (only attend)


H.E. Mr. STIFT Friedrich, Ambassador of Austrian Embassy  (only attend)


Invited Chinese guests (23 persons, in no particular order):


Xu Lin, Deputy Head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the Minister of the State Council Information Office of China


Hu Kaihong, Director General of the Press Bureau, Spokesperson of the State Council Information Office of China


Zhou Li, Former Vice Minister of International Department Central Committee of CPC, Vice President of Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament


Zhu Guangyao, Former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Finance of China


Gao Peiyong, Vice President and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)


Zhang Baijia, Former Deputy Director of the Party History Research Center of the CPC Central Committee


Chen Lujun, President of China News Service


Hu Zhaoming, Director of Information Communication Bureau, International Department Central Committee of CPC


Li Fang, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of People's Daily Overseas Edition


Cui Lin, Deputy Director of the International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission   (only attend)


Xu Hui, Major General, Commandant of International College of Defense Studies (ICDS), National Defense University (NDU)


Yu Yunquan, Dean of Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies, China International Publishing Group (CIPG)


Li Xinyu, Director-General of Exchange Center for International Friendship Cities, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)


Zhao Lei, Director of the International Studies and BRI Research Institute, International Strategic Institute, Party School of the Central Committee of C.P.C (National Academy of Governance)


Ruan Zongze, Executive Vice President, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)


Fu Mengzi, Vice President of China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)


Jia Qingguo, Professor of School of International Relations, Peking University


Zhang Huarong, Member of the National Committee of CPPCC, Chairman of Huajian Group


Xiang Wenbo, President of SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd


Ren Zeping, Chief Economist of Evergrande Real Estate Group and Dean of Evergrande Economic Research Institute


Yang Xiao, Managing director of China Taiping Insurance Holdings Company Limited


Ding Gang, Senior adviser to the Global Times, Senior Fellow of RDCY


Attendees of Renmin University of China (7 persons):


Jin Nuo, Chairwoman of the University Council, Renmin University of China


Du Peng, Vice President of Renmin University of China


Shi Yinhong, Counselor of the State Council, Professor of School of International Relations at Renmin University of China


Qin Xuan, Dean of Institute for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, Renmin University of China


Wang Wen, Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY)


Zhou Luohua, Deputy Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY)


Liu Ziqin, Senior Fellow of Chongyang Institute for Financial Research, Renmin University of China (RDCY)

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