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China Week

The Lau China Institute is pleased to present our inaugural, flagship series of events on China, climate change and the environment. China Week is being held from 25th-29th October 2021, the week prior to the UN COP26 in Glasgow, as a forum for discussion on China’s role in addressing the greatest global challenge of our time. We invite you to join us for a week of high-level panel discussions, film screenings, book launches, photography exhibitions, and much more, featuring special guests and leading China experts from the UK and across the globe. Our audience will be a range of policy-makers, industry leaders, MPs and researchers with an interest in China’s environmental & climate change policies. 

There will be a range of hybrid and online events during the week featuring speakers from the World Economic Forum, United Nations Environment Programme, Harvard Business School, Chatham House, China Dialogue, the Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change at the London School of Economics, Tsinghua University, Beijing Normal University, Australian National University, World Resources Institute, the Institute for International Political Studies and more.

Topics covered during the week include China’s 2060 carbon pledge & the economic transition to a low carbon future; the ‘green steel’ opportunity; digital environmental activism in the China; biodiversity & COP15; the health impacts of climate change; the green Belt & Road; and the role of youth in driving change.

Please find full details on each event during the week below. You can also download a copy of the full programme here.

Upcoming events in China Week

29 Oct

Young voices driving change

29 October 2021, 10:30 to 11:30

This event will give voice to outstanding experts and representatives of a generation who has…