Education has been an increasingly focal point of EU-China cooperation following the adoption of the "Joint Communication on Elements for a new EU strategy on China". On 11 October 2016 the first China-EU Education Ministers Conference took place in Beijing, with the Sino-Europe Forum on Education Policy Think Tanks held in the margins.
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The 19th National Congress delivered the national strategies of development for the next five years, as well as the next 30 years, i.e. the two stage objectives of China’s development until 2050. The new leadership has the ambition to have China become a modernized strong socialist state with Chinese characteristics. What are the impacts of the Party Congress on the further development of Chinese foreign policy?
Cultural and science diplomacy have played an increasing role in the European and Chinese diplomatic story in recent years. Both the EU and China have made major start articulating the relevance of cultural and science for their external relations. The EU as a civilian power and China as an emerging soft power have different approaches to cultural and science diplomacy in practice.
This seminar will highlight the need for the EU to strengthen its close collaboration with international partners, organisations and actors, including NATO, in countering the human smuggling industry, by finding better synergies and deepening complementarities with others.
In this briefing seminar, EIAS Junior Researcher Martina Desogus will present the EIAS briefing paper "Chinese Investments in the Piraeus Port: Assessing future competitiveness"
EIAS was delighted to host this seminar, aimed at exploring the multifaceted aspects of religious diversity in Central Asia and the security challenges hereto related.
EIAS is honored to host EU and Pakistan representatives to discuss the current state of regional stability, and mainly what role Pakistan should play to enhance regional stability.
Keynote address by H.E. Mr Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, on Kyrgyzstan’s Evolving Interests and Priorities in Central Asia
This presentation undertook a high-level comparative analysis of the cultural and legal issues surrounding women's access to urban public space in South versus Southeast Asia. Specifically, reference was made to the cases of India, Thailand, and the Philippines, which brought diverse legal traditions and cultural issues to the fore.
The multi-disciplinary book that will be presented at this seminar provides a comprehensive analysis of the EU-India relationship from 1950 to the present day, as a way of assessing whether a meaningful and sustainable relationship is emerging and whether it will play a role in the future of international diplomacy and business.