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BRIX co-organizes unique seminar on Belt and Road Initiative in Halmstad University

BRIX co-organizes unique seminar on Belt and Road Initiative in Halmstad University

On March 28th, The Belt and Road Initiative Executive Group for Sweden (BRIX) co-organized a highly successful full-day seminar on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) together with the Halmstad University in southwest Sweden and Connect Sverige, a non-profit association that assists small and medium size companies to reach out and grow, the Lingang Group in Shanghai and Shanghai Dianji University. This event was unique and almost unprecedented in Sweden, because it brought together a very wide-range of expertise on the BRI, the global economy past and present, China’s economic and industrial transformation, and the philosophical and scientific basis for dealing with the BRI and China from a Swedish and Western standpoint. The more than 60 attendees came from many different parts of Sweden, and from as far as Norway (former member of the Norwegian Parliament Thore Vestby). One very important recurring theme in the whole seminar is the acknowledgement of the fact that, first, there is a need to seek objective and prejudice-free knowledge of the BRI and China itself; second, the acknowledgement that in dealing with China there is a need to recognize that it has a different history, culture, and political and social system that is unique […]

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