As China-US relation increasingly escalates, an international online meeting themed “A new cold war against China is against the interests of humanity” voluntarily organized by activists and scholars from 48 countries was broadcast on Zoom, Youtube and Facebook simultaneously on July 25th, 2020. Well-known scholars from China, the United States, Britain, India, Russia, Canada, Venezuela, Brazil and other countries participated and called on the United States to abandon the cold war mentality. Internet users in more than 50 countries and regions watched the global and highly realistic live broadcast, with news reports and related content being read by about 200 million people, sparking heated discussions around the world.
In the afternoon of July 23, 2020, Afghanistan Ambassador Javid Ahmad Qaem and two other embassy staff visited Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY), during which they exchanged views on relation and cooperation between China and Afghanistan, people to people exchanges and think tank communication, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation with Wang Wen, the Executive Dean of RDCY and Zhou Rong, Senior fellow of RDCY.
A new international body of academics and political activists has warned the world against sliding into a new Cold War, as the hostile rhetoric between the U.S. and China continues to ramp up.The abrupt closure of China's consulate in Houston, followed by the U.S. consulate being shut in Chengdu are the latest incidents in a rapidly escalating conflict between the two superpowers.
Experts from around the world said that the United States government's aggressive statements and actions toward China pose a threat to world peace. They said the potential for a Cold War waged against China, which could continue for years, is against humanity's interests. The comments came during an online panel discussion in London on Saturday, No to the New Cold War, which featured leading analysts from China, the US, Britain, India, Canada, Venezuela and Brazil.
On July 25th, an international meeting in Opposition to the US-led New Cold War on China organized by scholars and activists from 48 countries voluntarily was broadcast live on Zoom, Facebook and YouTube simultaneously. The joint statement with 14-language version of "A New Cold War against China is against the interests of humanity" has attracted great attention from the international community. The event brought together 17 well-known scholars and opinion leaders from China, the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Russia, Canada, Venezuela, Brazil and other countries to participate in the speech. As the only Chinese think tank scholar invited to speak, Wang Wen, executive dean of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China(RDCY), believes that the next 3 months is a high-risk period for China-US relations. The Trump administration can do everything to win the election. John Ross, a senior researcher at Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Ren
On the evening of July 10, Professor Wang Wen, the Executive Dean of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY) and the Deputy Dean and Professor of Silk Road School, Renmin University of China, gave an English lecture on The Seventh Year of One Belt and One Road: Assessment and Prospects to the teachers and students of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. The lecture was sponsored by the Joint Party Committee of International Education, Sino-Danish College, and International College, and Prof. Hu Zhengyi, Secretary of the Party Committee of International Education, presided over the event. A total of more than 100 Chinese and foreign students and teachers attended the lecture.
This is part 3 of The Pacific Dialogue, between veteran Chinese diplomat Ambassador He Yafei and long-time American scholar on China Professor David Lampton. The dialogue took place on June 25, 2020, and was moderated by China-US Focus Editor-at-Large James Chau. The conversation focuses on the June 17 talks in Honolulu, Hawaii, between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, the first high-ranking meeting between the two powers in months. He Yafei sees the talks as the beginning of renewed positive momentum, while Professor David Lampton calls for more dialogue across the board between government agencies, businesses and ordinary people.