BEIJING - July 5 - 2023 - Opening the International Conference on China and the World: Towards Building a Community with a Shared Future for Humanity, Li Shulei, a member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, said that one vision, rooted in 5,000 years of Chinese civilization, is increasingly showing prominent values to the modern world.
Li gave a comprehensive overview of the current world order, with special emphasis on the Community of Common Future for Humanity as a way to advance international development cooperation.
He pointed out that Beijing will continue to follow the path of peaceful development, as a result of China's global diplomacy.
"Ten years after it was first proposed by Xi during a speech in Moscow, Beijing has continued to enrich the content of its guiding vision — from the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative to the Global Development Initiative, the Global Security Initiative and the Global Civilization Initiative.
The vision has been repeatedly enshrined in United Nations documents, and while it promotes high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, it has received the active support of three-quarters of the world's countries, according to China's foreign ministry, Li said.
The President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia Jasna Plevnik, gave a speech, which was entitled “A Community with a Shared Future for Mankind: Towards True Multilateralism”, at the working part of the Conference.
She participated in the Session 4 "Practicing true multilateralism", which discussed the risks to the world order from the revival of the Cold War mentality, unilateralism and protectionism.
Drawing a parallel between the Chinese and American approach to the world order, Jasna Plevnik gave an in-depth analysis of the differences between the two global leaders, but also showed where the opportunities for their cooperation lie.
NINGBO - May- 17 - 2023 - The President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia Jasna Plevnik delivered an online speech at the Second High-level Think Tanks Forum on High-quality Development of China – CEEC Local Cooperation entitled “The Future of China-CEEC local cooperation and Geopolitics“.
The forum was hosted by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Zhejiang Provincial People's Government. The Forum was held in Ningbo, a hot spot for products from the CEEC to enter the Chinese market, as one of 22 events including exhibitions, conferences, forums, trade meetings, and cultural activities during the 3rd China-CEEC Expo.
More than 80 officials and representatives of governments, universities, and research institutions attended the forum in person, while a few scholars from think tanks or academic institutions in Central and Eastern European countries participated via video link. They discussed deepening China-CEEC local cooperation in the economy, trade, environmental protection, and technological innovation. In her remarks, Jasna Plevnik noted that the West with its protectionism and sanctions against Chinese companies strengthens its double standards approach towards China.The Western practice of sanctions against China businesses is part of „national security policy" while China's reaction on it to the West is „economic coercion“ and violation of free market rules.
ZAGREB - 28 - April - 2023 - The President of the Geoeconomic Forum, Jasna Plevnik, and the members of the Council met with Professor Yuyan Zhang a Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), and the experts from that China’s top-tier institution for international economy and development, on April 28, 2023.
Professor Zhang is a global renown expert on international economy and the author of several books on international economic policy and China's development. He is an adviser on international economics and finance to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and the Ministry of Commerce of China and the president of the Chinese Society of World Economy the Chinese Society of Emerging Economies. Zhang is a frequent speaker at international conferences like the World Economic Forum and Boao Forum.
The meeting was focused on a discussion of EU-China relations in the context of the new trends in the global economy like decoupling and the influence of geopolitics.