From Qingdao to Johannesburg: China-Russia cooperation and international summitry in an age of uncertainty

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

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Wednesday, July 18, 20182:00PM - 4:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
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We are honored to welcome Chinese Ambassador to Canada Lu Shaye, and the Charge d’Affaires of the Russian Embassy Mr. Vladimir Proskuryakov to this panel event, along with Professor Andrew Cooper, Associate Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research.

In light of the recent international G7 and Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summits, which brought to surface a period of global uncertainty, this event will focus on the topic of China-Russia cooperation in global governance leading into the 10th annual BRICS Summit taking place in Johannesburg on July 25th-27th, 2018. Several important questions will be addressed at the event, in relation to recent world events whose full impacts have yet to be realized. What is the role of the BRICS in this age of increasing uncertainty? How will China and Russia approach the BRICS 2018 Johannesburg Summit? How will these countries address their shared security agenda over the denuclearization of North Korea? How can the BRICS build upon the agenda and accomplishments of the SCO Qingdao Summit?


Speakers

Ambassador Lu Shaye
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Canada

Professor Andrew Cooper
Associate Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Cooperation Research

Vladimir Proskuryakov
Charge d'Affaires, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada


Main Sponsor

Asian Institute

Co-Sponsors

G7 and G20 Research Groups

BRICS Research Group


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