10-13 June 2018
As a special guest of 2018 China – CEEC’s Mayors Forum, IIPE’s delegation visited Liaoning province, cities of Dalian and Shenyang.
Highlight of the Dalian staying was exceptional visit of Bangchuidao Island. This island is well known after this February’s meeting of President of PRC, Xi Jinping, and President of DPRK, Kim Jong Un and Korean agreement to accept dialogue with the USA.
Central event in Shenyang was the conference on relations between China and CEEC’s. Head of the Regional Center “One Belt, One Road”, Ivona Ladjevac, gave a lecture on cooperation between the Republic of Serbia and the People’s Republic of China, Serbia’s importance within 16+1 mechanism, as well the activities that, as an active member of 16+1 Think Tank Network, Institute of International Politics and Economics is carrying on.
During its staying in Shenyang, IIPE’s delegation was approached by numerous institutions interested in cooperation within wider Belt and Road Initiative.