CCG President Wang Huiyao to attend Budapest Eurasian Forum 2023

November 23 , 2023






The Budapest Eurasia Forum 2023, which will focus on a theme of “Transitions for Sustainability”, sponsored by Hungary’s national bank Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB), will be held in Budapest from November 23 to 24, 2023. CCG President Wang Huiyao, and Wu Hongbo, Special Representative of the Chinese Government on European Affairs, will attend the forum.

More than 50 participants from 15 countries, including China, Hungary, Austria, Germany, India, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Poland, South Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States, will share their opinions on topics including finance, economy, multilateral cooperation, geopolitics, technology, and education.

Consisting of an opening ceremony and six panel discussions, this forum will seek answers to today’s most pressing topics and include interactive fireside chats and roundtable discussions. Topics range from the secrets of sustainable finance, geopolitics in technology, the path to comprehensive digitization and technological singularity, as well as the role of environmental, social, and governing principles in the operation of multilateral development banks and financial institutions.

György H Matolcsy, Governor of MNB, will deliver a welcome speech, while featured speakers will include Mihály Varga, Minister of Finance of Hungary; Wu Hongbo, Special Representative of the Chinese Government on European Affairs; Sung-han Kim, Professor of Graduate School of International Studies at Korea University and 5th National Security Advisor to the President of South Korea; and Cai Xuejun, President and CEO of the Silk Road Fund.

CCG President Wang Huiyao will participate in a panel titled “Geopolitics: Geopolitics in technology” and have a fireside chat with Nordert Csizmadia, President of the Board of Trustees of PADMECCG. Other speakers will include Cyn-Young Park, Director of the Regional Cooperation and Integration Department of the Asian Development Bank; Rong Ying, Vice President of China Institute of International Studies; Márton Schőberl, Chief Executive Officer of the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs; Bernard Yeung, Emeritus President, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research. The panel will be moderated by Elena Rovenskaya, Program Director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

The Budapest Eurasia Forum gathers senior decision-makers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and scholars from Eurasia to Budapest – the capital of Hungary, located at the crossroads of Central and Eastern Europe – to discuss ways to promote sustainable growth and regional cooperation in a mutually beneficial manner. CCG is an official partner of the Budapest Eurasia Forum and was first attended by CCG President Wang Huiyao in September 2022 when he shared his views on sustainable development and regional cooperation.


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