International cooperation

14 July 2017

In the period from 10th-13th July 2017, the delegation of the Institute for European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences visited the Institute of International Politics and Economics.

During the stay, the director of the Institute for European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Huang Ping and the director of the Institute of International Politics and Economics Prof. Dr. Branislav Đorđević, signed the Agreement on the Establishment of a Regional Center for the Management of Scientific Projects in the format of cooperation "16 + 1" of the initiative "New Road and Silk Belt".

Signing the aforementioned contract, the Institute of International Politics and Economics became the first regional center in the format of cooperation "16 + 1" between the People's Republic of China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

The ceremonial signing of the contract was attended by Prof. Dr. Vladimir Popović, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Prof. Dr. Nikola Tanić, the Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Prof. Dr. Zoran Jeftić, the President of the Managing Board of the Institute of International Politics and Economics and Chi Lingjung, the First Secretary of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Serbia.

At the international scientific conference "The New Silk Road Initiative" – Achievements and Challenges”, held on 12 and 13 July 2017, more than 50 scientific reports were presented by scientists from ten countries. In the ceremonial opening ceremony participated Prof. Dr. Vladimir Popović, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Prof. Dr. Žarko Obradović, the President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and H.E. Li Manchang, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Serbia. During their stay in our country, the members of the Delegation of the Institute for European Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences visited the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, the Historical Museum of Serbia and the Museum of the History of Yugoslavia.