Editor's Note: 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. Vijay Prashad, Executive Director, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, is one of the initiators of the "No to the New Cold War" initiative.
BRI Development in the Post-epidemic Era & "Belt and Road Encyclopedia" Online Book Launch was held on 17 June 2020. Dr. Danilo Türk, former President of Slovenia delivered a keynot speech and recommended "Belt and Road Encyclopedia". He mentioned that the Belt and Road Initiative represents an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen global connectivity in the 21st Century, to foster development in all parts of the world and to create new forms of international cooperation, including multilateral cooperation, so needed in our era.