June 9th 2021
Organized by the Center for the Promotion and Development of the Belt and Road Initiative and Shared Societies and Values Foundation, an online conference titled ” 1921-2021: how did the Communist Party of China change China? ” was held in Sarajevo. Numerous prominent guests from the public life of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the People’s Republic of China gathered on the Zoom platform to discuss the Chinese model of development and Chinese governance, as well as foreign policy.
The meeting was attended by prominent Chinese professor Zhang Weiwei, director of the Fudan University Institute of China, who once led a famous debate with liberal philosopher Francis Fukuyama, and Ai Ping, vice president of the Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU) and permanent vice president of the Chinese Research Society. the spirit of Yan’an.
The keynote speaker at the conference was Dr. Zlatko Lagumdzija, former President of the Presidency of BiH and Minister of Foreign Affairs of BiH Mladen Ivanic, former Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Crnadak, former Minister of Treasury of BiH Anto Domazet, former Ambassadors of BiH to France, Egypt, China, Russia Slobodan Soja and Amel Kovacevic, as well as the former representative of BiH to the United Nations Ivan Barbalic, and the director of the Confucius Institute in Banja Luka Ljiljana Stevic.
The conference was moderated by Faruk Boric, Executive Director of the Center for Promotion and Development of the Belt and Road Initiative.