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Lecture by the Chinese Special Envoy to Africa

dinsdag, 13 november, 2012 - 17:30 to dinsdag, 13 november, 2012 - 19:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Auditorium D 0.08

The Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies has the pleasure of inviting you to a lecture by Ambassador Zhong Jianhua, the Chinese Special Envoy to Africa, on 13 November 2012. He will present his assessment of the opportunities and challenges in Africa's transition.

Ambassador Zhong is the recently appointed special envoy to Africa and in that function China's key official for African affairs. Before this appointment, Ambassador Zhong served as China's ambassador in South Africa, consul general in Los Angeles, and the negotiator with NATO for reparations after the 1999 bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade. He is a graduate of the Beijing Institute of Foreign Languages. 

The lecture takes place in auditorium D 0.08 on the campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels. The auditorium will be clearly signposted on the campus. If you travel by car, please announce yourself at the bollards of entrance 11 of the campus.
Please make sure not to confuse the VUB campus with ULB, which is located nearby.



17h30: Welcome
17h35: Keynote speech by Zhong Jianhua
18h15: Q&A
19h00: End of the meeting

Please register before 11 November.