Colombo Port City, a large scale development project under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, an article written by Natasha Fernando.
In the Way of the Road, the Ecological Consequences of Infrastructure, by Prof Griffiths and Prof Hughes
Book Review: Griffiths, R. and A. Hughes (eds.) (2021): In the way of the Road: The Ecological Consequences of Infrastructure Leiden: IIAS.
A new China-Ukraine partnership
On June 30, China and the Ukraine signed a major agreement regarding the financing and construction of transport infrastructure.
The BRI, more than just a logo
EU member States are considering launching an EU version of the Belt and Road Initiative. Would this project work along China’s BRI?
From 17+1 to 27+1 mechanism?
Lithuania decided to quit China’s 17+1 mechanism in May 2021. Is the 17+1 mechanism still relevant? Or should we move to a 27+1 dialogue?
French-Chinese-German video summit, July 2021
On 5th July, Chinese President, Xi Jinping, held a virtual meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.
Asia and Pacific High-level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation
On 23rd June 2021, the Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi chaired the Asia and Pacific High-level Conference on Belt and Road Cooperation.
Afghanistan:The heart of the New Silk Road strategy?
Afghanistan’s stability is an international challenge and may have consequences for the future of China’s BRI, particularly for the CPEC.
A lesson in seduction
President Xi Jinping unveiled in late May, a new diplomatic approach to give China a more “trustworthy, lovable and respectable” image.
The “Build Back Better World” programme
What is G7 “Build Back Better World” (B3W), and can it compete with China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?