[External event] China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ Initiative and the EU: Panel Debate – University of Copenhagen

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[External event] China’s ‘One Belt One Road’ Initiative and the EU: Panel Debate

In 2013, China unveiled its plan to reinvigorate the ancient Silk Road which connects Asia and Europe with modern infrastructure. The plan, known as “One Belt One Road” has become a priority of China’s foreign policy and its geopolitical coverage extends to countries and cities around the globe. Although it is too early to judge if China will achieve its goals, it is beyond doubt that the Belt and Road will affect Europe. The aim of this panel debate is to better understand the Belt and Road initiative and the opportunities and challenges it poses to the EU, its member states, and European businesses in terms of geopolitics, economics and security.

Panellists:

Jørgen Delman Professor of China Studies at the Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen Malthe Munkøe Head of Research and Analysis at the Danish Chamber of Commerce Andre Ken Jakobsson Postdoc researcher at the Centre for Military Studies at the University of Copenhagen Line Elk Hansen Project & Public Affairs Manager at the Danish-Chinese Business Forum

Moderator:

Stina Soewarta Head of Representation of the European Commission and Parliament to Denmark

Practical information:

Time: Wednesday, 13 February 2019 from 17:15-18:45

Location: CBS Solbjerg Plads 3, SPs07 Coloplast Auditorium