China, Global Governance and the G20 Presidency

December 01, 2015
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Lunch and learn
UVic, Maclaurin Building, Room D114

Will China take the chance to overthrow the existing international economic system?

Lunch and Learn talk by Professor Yong Wang

This talk will look into China’s G20 preparations and agenda setting process and explore the ideas about the G20 presidency specifically and the concepts of global governance in general.

Dr. Wang argues that China will promote cooperation on the G20 objectives of growth, stability and development and support reforms that will improve the existing international economic system.

About Yong Wang

  • Chevelier Chair Visiting Professor, Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia
  • Professor, School of International Studies and Director, Center for International Political Economy, Peking University
  • Member, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Global Trade and FDI;
  • Member, Think20 – a thinktank network for G20

Bring your own lunch – free and open to the public

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