ZAGREB – October 23-2023- The Founder and President of the Geoeconomic Forum Croatia Jasna Plevnik and the members of the Geoeconomic Forum's Council met with Professor Dr. Zhang Xiaojing, Director of China top-tier educational institution the Institute of Finance and Banking of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and his colleagues, distinguished experts from the Institute, on October 23 , 2023.
The meeting provided a comprehensive overview of cooperation between Croatia and China, with a special emphasis on how to strengthen the high-quality Belt and Road cooperation in finance.
Dr. Jasna Plevnik said that current difficulties in the global economy mostly have come from geopolitics for which the macro economy had no effective measures.
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.