I was invited to make a presentation about the contributions of free trade zones to China’s new Silk routes for WFZO (World Free Zones Organization), 4th conference, Dubai du April 27 to May 1st 2018.
I encouraged WFZO members to further their involvement involved in the “Belt and Road” initiative.
Presentation entitled “The Libyan crisis and Bangladeshi immigration to Europe”, at Académie Européenne de Géopolitique (European Academy of Geopolitics), Paris, April 10, 2018.
During this presentation, I tried to show how Bangladeshi immigration to Europe was connected with the civil war in Libya. I published more in-depth research about this topic in an article.
This conference was organised by Michel Korinman.
On March 16, 2018, I gave a lecture at a workshop organized by Master students in international relations at the law center of Lyon University III. My presentation focused on China’s as a world environmental leaders.
Students made a very good job and questions were interesting.
The workshop’s programme can be found here.
On the occasion of the second edition of the MEDports Forum 2018, held in Marseille on February 7-8 2018, I was invited as speaker at a round table devoted to the opportunities offered by the “Belt and Road” initiative to Mediterranean ports. I focused mainly on the BRI network structure and emphasized the impact of this project on emerging economies in Africa and Asia.
This presentation, entitled “Emerging Economies and Integration along the Belt and Road Initiative” is available online.
Sebastien Goulard attended the China Construction 4.0 forum that was held in Changsha, in the Chinese province of Hunan.
Sebastien made a presentation entitled “Belt and Road Cooperation in City Construction Area”; this presentation exposed the housing challenges that most regions of the “Belt and Road Initiative” have to address.
This conference was part of the “Prefabricated Building and Construction Technology Expo 2017″, organised by Changsha and Hunan authorities.
2017, ‘Belt and Road” Cooperation in City Construction Area’, November 28, China Construction 4.0 International Innovation Forum, Changsha.
On September 25-26, 2017, the AFCDUD (Association Franco-Chinoise du Développement Urbain Durable, French-Chinese Association for Sustainable Urban Development) organised the 9th FCPAE Europe Forum in Issy-Les Moulineaux near Paris. Sebastien Goulard made a presentation on the reasons why Europe and France have to get involved in China’s Belt and Road initiative.
Goulard, S, 2017, ‘Europe, France and the Belt and Road Initiative’, September 25, 9th FCPAE Europe Forum, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris.
On November 6, 2015, I took part to the ‘Société et dynamiques urbaines dans la Chine contemporaine’ (Society and urban dynamics in Contemporary China) workshop.