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China and North Korea: Past, Present, and Future

China and North Korea: Past, Present, and Future

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 / Time: 8:30am - 3:15pm

With international attention focused on a potential U.S.-North Korea summit meeting in May, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise trip to Beijing in late March to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This conference will explore the dynamics and tensions of the historical relationship between China and North Korea, the potential impact of Korean reunification on China, and China’s role in a limited military conflict and its aftermath.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Global Policy

China’s Impact on Global Development and Conflict

China’s Impact on Global Development and Conflict

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017 / Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

On December 7, specialists on China’s economic development and fragile states examined what the “China model” really is and whether China’s experiences can provide lessons on development for other countries, and discussed how Chinese investments and assistance might help mitigate or complicate local conditions in countries experiencing violent conflict. 

Economics & Environment; Global Policy

Pakistani Minister on China’s Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Pakistani Minister on China’s Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Pakistan’s minister of planning and economic development, Ahsan Iqbal—the cabinet official overseeing CPEC in his country—discussed this massive project at the U.S. Institute of Peace on February 3. Mr. Iqbal spoke to Pakistan’s outlook on its progress, its potential challenges and its implications for U.S.-Pakistan relations.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Economics & Environment

Will CPEC Be a Force for Peace or Conflict?

Will CPEC Be a Force for Peace or Conflict?

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

China last year promised $46 billion to build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)—its strategic trade route to the Indian Ocean. China and Pakistan hope the project’s roads, rails and pipelines will help stabilize Pakistan and the broader region, but some Pakistanis also say it risks feeding corruption and upheaval. The U.S. Institute of Peace convened a group of experts on December 1 to examine this landmark project and its implications for South Asia.

Economics & Environment

Domestic Dimensions of China's Foreign Policy

Domestic Dimensions of China's Foreign Policy

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016 / Time: 5:00am - 12:30pm

No country weighs more heavily on America's economy, cybersecurity and strategic posture in Asia than China. China's foreign policies are being shaped by changes within the country that can be hard to measure and evaluate. USIP and Georgetown University gathered a dozen experts for a daylong assessment of how China's internal economic, political and security pressures are influencing policies critical to the United States and peace and security around the world.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention