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The Third Seminar on “Trilateral Perspectives on Indo-Pacific Strategic Security and Cooperation: China, The United States, and India”

May 07 , 2021 06:21 PM by iGCU

On May 7, 2021, the 3rd Seminar on "Trilateral Perspectives on Indo-Pacific Strategic Security and Cooperation: China, The United States, and India", hosted by the Institute for Global Cooperation and Understanding (iGCU) of Peking University and supported by US-China Education Trust (USCET), was successfully held. The third seminar, themed “New Geo-Economic Landscape in Asia”, was chaired by Ms.Teresita Schaffer, former U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka. Yu Hongjun, Senior Advisor of iGCU of Peking University, Vice President of Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD), former Vice Minister of International Department, Central Committee of CPC, former Chinese Ambassador to Uzbekistan; Robert Zoellick, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, former U.S. Trade Representative and former President of the World Bank; and Rakesh Mohan, former Executive Director of India at International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, attended the seminar and delivered keynote speeches. More than 20 former dignitaries and renowned experts and scholars attended the conference, discussing topics including “Changes in Global Order and Global Governance”, “Prospects for Development of Three Countries under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)” and “Emerging Geo-economics in Asia in the Post-pandemic Era” as well as analyzing and envisaging future trilateral strategic security and cooperation.

The successful holding of this China-U.S.-India trilateral academic seminar provided an opportunity for academic exchanges among China, the U.S. and India in the post-pandemic era to further explore cooperation and resolve regional issues and contributed to deepening people-to-people exchanges and friendly cooperation among three countries from the perspective of the new geo-economic landscape in Asia.