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Second SA-China Dialogue of 2018: 20 years of SA-China engagements: past, present

When: Thursday, 08 November 2018 - Thursday, 08 November 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House
Start time:9:00

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The Africa-China Reporting Project will host this dialogue with Professor Adam Habib and H.E. Ambassador of China in South Africa Lin Songtian.

Official South Africa-China diplomatic relations commenced on 1 January 1998 and this year the two countries are celebrating 20 years of diplomatic relations. This dialogue, which commemorates this milestone, will explore the trajectory of past engagements, current dynamics and anticipated developments in the future. It will focus on geo-strategic considerations in the context of BRICS, FOCAC, and implementation of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, as well as South Africa’s engagement with China in the fields of higher education, research and science. Full programme.


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