SHANGHAI – 5-6 November 2019 – President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia Jasna Plevnik spoke at Hongqiao Forum's session devoted to China’s 70-Year Development and the Building of a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind.
The topic of her speech was China’s approach to economic globalisation and transformation of its position through the process economic interdependence with the world for the past eighteen years. Within that context Dr. Plevnik discussed China’s capacities to consolidate economic globalisation.
Hongqiao International Economic Forum as a part of the Second China International Import Expo was organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Over 400 representatives from think tanks and media outlets of some 100 countries and regions attended the event and adopted the Shanghai Consensus on November 6.
Guo Weimin, Vice Minister of the State Council Information Office delivered the Consensus paper stressing China's development has also contributed to globalization and provided growth and employment opportunities for different countries.
He said, citing the Paper, the BRI has promoted collaboration between countries with different cultures and institutions and has created a new platform for integrative development.
"The idea raised by China of building a community with a shared future for mankind has made significant contributions to gathering all parties to combat global challenges hand in hand and pursuing sustainable development of mankind," he added.
BLED – 3 - 4 September 2019 – President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia Jasna Plevnik, participated in The Sixth High -level think tanks symposium of China and Central and Eastern European Countries in Bled, Slovenia at IEDC-Bled School of Management. The Symposium is regarded as one of the China- CEECs most significant gatherings of distinguished officials, scholarsand opinion makers from China, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and other Central and Eastern European countries. More than 80 attended this year Symposium.
Dr. Zhao Baige, Vice Chairwoman of the 12th National People's Congress Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairwoman of Advisory committee of the Belt and One Road International Think Tank, CASS said in her opening speech the 17 plus 1 and the New Silk Road has brought to the world more peace, security and development what made these Initiatives to be recognised as vital generators of stability in economic international relations.
Jernej Pikalo, Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Science and Sports explained 17 plus 1 as a comprehensive cooperation network focused on upgrading transport infrastructure connectivity, communication, culture and tourism.
ZAGREB – April 8, 2019 – The President of the Geoeconomic Forum (GEOFO) Jasna Plevnik delivered kickoff speech on the attractiveness of “16 plus 1” cooperation for Croatia. Organized by the 6+1 Think Tanks Network, Institute of European Studies CASS and Zagreb University of Economics and Management, the Conference, entitled "16+1 Cooperation’ and its Prospect”, was held on the occasion of the visit of President of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang and the 8th Summit of China and Central and Eastern European Countries ("16 plus 1"). The debate also featured Huang Ping, the Director General of Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS) and visiting professor at the Johns Hopkins University, Oxford University, Duke University, and I-House, Japan. The Conference was moderated by Dr. Zvonimir Stopić, Center for Study of Civilizations Capital Normal University, Beijing.