The NISCSS, the Institute for China-America Studies and the National Committee on United States-China Relation (NCUSCR) are scheduled to hold the 5th U.S-China Track II Dialogue on Maritime Affairs and International Law in mid-June, 2017 in New York. This dialogue will bring together experts and scholars from China and the United States to discuss issues on maritime cooperation, crisis management, and international law. This dialogue will play a positive role in promoting China-U.S. maritime cooperation, deepening dialogues on maritime affairs and improving bilateral multi-level consultation mechanism.
The UCLan Institute for International and Comparative Law and China National Institute for South China Sea Studies are scheduled to co-organize an international workshop on“Maritime Silk Road: Challenges and Opportunities for Asia and Europe” from 4-5 May 2017 at Preston, Lancashire, the United Kingdom. This workshop is designed to assess and define the challenges and risks which the Maritime Silk Road Initiative may face, and provide insights and suggestions of solutions through comprehensive discussions by leading scholars from both Asia and Europe.