Geoeconomic Forum!


Geoeconomic Forum, Association for the World Economic Development Studies.
The Geoeconomic Forum is Croatian think tank specialized for the issues of foreign policy and processes of integration in South-East Europe.

We live in integration times

Since we live in integration times Geoeconomic forum(GEOFO) considers important to provide and spread of knowledge about processes of integration and foreign policies which have power to affect the Republic of Croatia, and every day life of its citizens, Southeast Europe, Europe and the World.

The Forum encourages that kind of Croatian economic culture that gives the advantage to the social solidarity.

Geoeconomic forum is dedicated to being a resource to help people better understand  Southeast Europe, Europe, the World and the foreign policy structural and political  choices facing Croatia and the Region.There is a real lack of konwledge about these things international, and purposes  of Croatia's diplomacy.

Geoeconomic forum is oriented to quality, independence,  and impact. Activities, the analysis and recommendations of GEOFO' s experts  absolutley reflect its commitment.

Geoeconomic forum member of Silk Road Think Tank Network (SiLKS)

The Silk Road Think Tank Network (SILKS) was launched during the 2015 Silk Road Forum held on October 28th and 29th, 2015, in Madrid. The Network includes more than 40 other think-tanks and international organizations.

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Delegation from the Institute for Evaluation Studies (CASSES) visits the Geoeconomic Forum

ZAGREB-29 May- 2024- On the morning of May 29, Dr. Jasna Plevnik, President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia, met with a delegation from the Institute for Evaluation Studies (CASSES) from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a renowned think tank based in Beijing.
President Jasna Plevnik welcomed the Director of the Department of Institutional Evaluation, Prof. Hu Wei, and other members of the Delegation researchers, Dr. Lu Yizhou and Dr. Liu Xiaoyu.

Jasna Plevnik at the China-CEEC Institute's seminar in Budapest

BUDAPEST- 29 - Februray - 2024 – Prof. dr. Zhao Zhimin, Secretary-general of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences  wellcomed  the participants of the seminar on  China-CEEC Cooperation: Prospects and Paths. Prof. Dr. Zhao stated that big powers do have not the same goals which has caused geopolitical and economic risks for the stability of the world. 

Zhao said that despite the context of a sluggish world economy and increased geopolitical risks, China's economy has resumed growth and is opening to the outside world. "China and the EU are important strategic partners, and we welcome the EU to share China's large-scale market opportunities and obtain more cooperation opportunities," he stressed.

He said the risk of nuclear war has been caused by the current situation, which emerged with the war in Ukraine.” It is a big worry for us that we cannot see stable strategic point”, Zhao pointed out. 

Jasna Plevnik speaks at Croatia's Theme Day on the sidelines of the 2023 Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum

SHENZHEN – November  26th-28th, 2023 - The Forum „Take the Initiative of Green Development, Explore a Future with Low Carbon Technologies“ kicked off in Shenzhen on November 26, was hosted and sponsored by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, and co-organized by the Development and Reform Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, and the Ecology Environment Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality.

The theme of the 2023 forum was focused on Green Development and  Exploring a Future with Low Carbon Technologies, through the thematic forum, seminar, international theme day, and other forms of activities.

"We must pay attention to the fact that those ongoing wars have the power to delay action against climate change not regionally but globally and ruin the path to true sustainability which needs sustainable peace. As you all know when there is a war, it is harder to comply with the Paris Agreement on climate change or to build a developed carbon market", Dr. Jasna Plevnik, President of the Geoeconomic Forum croatia, said.

Research and opinion

By Jasna Plevnik | China Daily:US pursuit of 'democracy' puts world at risk

US pursuit of 'democracy' puts world at risk

By Jasna Plevnik | China Daily | Updated: 2024-03-18 07:25

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Conferences and publications

About us

GEOFO, association for world economic development studies, specialized for the issues of economic globalisation in Croatia and South-East Europe expresses its orientation through the interconnection of interests of economy, diplomacy and national security.

GEOFO advocates for the domination of economic function in foreign policy of the country, but its every conference considers important to encourage the kind of Croatian economic culture that gives the advantage to the social solidarity in relation to unlimited freedom of profit.

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