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The 5th SCS Sub-forum of BFA Annual Conference 2018 to be held in Boao

2018-01-29 16:21:18       source:NISCSS

On 11 April 2018, NISCSS and China-Southeast Asia Research Center on the South China Sea will co-host the 5th South China Sea Sub-forum in Boao, Hainan, under the framework of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2018.


Themed as “21st Century Maritime Silk Road & Economic Cooperation of the Greater South China Sea Region”, this sub-forum is designed to be a high-profile multilateral dialogue platform for eminent scholars and practitioners to pool wisdom and provide constructive ideas for enhancing regional peace, stability, prosperity and maritime cooperation of the greater South China Sea region. This year’s SCS sub-forum will bring together distinguished speakers from various government agencies, think tanks, research institutes and maritime industries of both littoral countries of the South China Sea and extra-regional nations including the United States, Canada, Belgium and the United Kingdom, among others. The discussion will focus on topics such as regional security and relationship between China and ASEAN countries, as well as key industries and roadmap of regional cooperation in blue economy.