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International Conference: China, Sustainable Development and Economic Policy-Making

April 10, 2019-April 11, 2019

This conference brings together globally renowned experts, representing the perspectives of law, economics, environmental protection and climate change studies, political sciences and cultural studies to discuss pressing issues concerning China’s development. Significant growth of the Chinese economy in the last three decades, combined with a wide range of innovative reforms and initiatives has led to the country assuming the position of a key global power. As the economic growth subsides, China is increasingly hard-pressed to seek balance between invigorating the economy and safeguarding public goods related to the society and natural environment. The conference will analyze these complex phenomena and their significance for Nordic partners from the private, as well as public sector. It will discuss to what extent global sustainability objectives can be successfully reconciled with stimulating economic development.

Julien Chaisse, Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Vivienne Bath, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney
Alex Wang, Professor, UCLA School of Law
Yuejiao Zhang, Professor, School of Law, Tsinghua University & Shantou University, Member of the Expert Committee of China International Commercial Court (CICC), Former Member of the Appellate Body, World Trade Organization (WTO)

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International Conference: China, Sustainable Development and Economic Policy-Making


April 10, 2019
April 11, 2019


iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts
The Faculty of Law
With the support of Renmin University of China, Carlsberg Foundation, Dreyers Fond and ThinkChina.dk


Conference/flex room, ground floor, room 8A-0-57, Njalsgade 76, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark