Former President of Slovenia, former UN assistant general secretary, world renowned diplomat, jurist and international expert. Currently he is the Chairman of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace. Graduated from Law School of Ljubljana University in Slovenia and then teached there. He served as UN assistant general secretary in 2000. In November 11th, 2007, he was elected president of the Republic of Slovenia. And in December 22nd, 2012, he stepped down. In June 16, 2015, he was invited to become the senior research fellow of Chongyang institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY). In 2016, he participated in the election of the Secretary General of the United Nations.
Expertise : Global Governance; Jurisprudence; Diplomacy
Chinese President Xi Jinping explained his vision for a community with a shared future for mankind at the 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China in 2017. Four years later, there are two important reasons why now is the time to discuss the next steps.
Danilo Türk, former President of Slovenia, President of the World Leadership Alliance - Club de Madrid, and a Non-resident Senior Fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), talked to CGTN Dialogue about established and rising powers.
On Tuesday, the Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) was held via video link. Danilo Türk, former President of Slovenia, President of the World Leadership Alliance - Club de Madrid, and a Non-resident Senior Fellow at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), talked to CGTN anchor Wang Guan about China-CEEC cooperation where he addressed skepticism facing the cooperation and highlighted its positive impact on the region. The following is a shortened transcript of the interview, edited for brevity and clarity. Views expressed in this video are the expert's, and do not necessarily represent those of CGTN.
Ideology is an inherent part of politics and has a significant impact on policymaking.However, at the international level, there is a strong need to move beyond ideology and define common objectives for states and adequate conceptual frameworks for cooperation.