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CCG Distinguished Speakers’ Series featuring: Sir Danny Alexander, Vice President and Corporate Secretary, AIIB

2019-06-11

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank that provides financing for infrastructure projects in Asia and beyond. Proposed by the Chinese president Xi Jinping in 2013, the AIIB has been interpreted by many observers as a way challenge to multilateral lending bodies that unperpin the post-war international economic system such as the IMF and the World Bank.

 

On June 11, the Center for China and Globalization (CCG) is honored and pleased to welcome Sir Danny Alexander, vice president and corporate secreaty at the AIIB, to give a public talk. A former senior minister in the UK Treasury, Sir Danny joined the AIIB in Febuary 2016, two month after the bank was inaugurated. His speech seeks to address the following topics:

-          AIIB as a multilateral and international institution with high standards of governance;

-          How to showcase AIIB as a case study for China of building world class institutions globally;

-          AIIB’s role of developing sustainable infrastructure, cross-border connectivity and promoting Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in Emerging Asia;

 

When:               3:30pm – 5:00pm Tuesday June 11, 2019

Where:             Center for China and Globalization (CCG) Beijing Headquarters

                            15th Fl., West Wing, Hanwei Plaza, No. 7 Guanghua Road

Language:        English

RSVP to:           Ms. Ying Heng at yingheng@ccg.org.cn

 

This event is open to the press.

 

Time

Schedule

15:00—15:30

Registration

15:30—15:40

Welcome and introduction by: Dr. Wang Huiyao, President of CCG

15:40—16:20

Feature presentation by Sir Danny Alexander

16:2016:45

Comments and discussion

16:4517:00

Q&A

 


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