The lecture invited Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for African Studies at Peking University, former Minister Counsellor for Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Mission of the PRC to the AU and related business leaders to give keynote speeches on the sustainable development of China-Africa cooperation from academic, diplomatic and business perspectives. Over 90 participants from government think tanks, universities, enterprises and media attended and discussed the future of China-Africa cooperation relations.
To encourage the finance industry to use innovative financing to protect biodiversity and to participate in multi-party cooperation. G-Hub launched the Partnering Financial Institutions and Biodiversity (PFB) program, which aims to promote the financial sector to protect biodiversity through innovative financial instruments and practice. and to fulfill its Convention on Biological Diversity obligations. Together with our partners, we organized the first online training series on financial institutions and biodiversity conservation.
Before the 2nd Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) meeting, G:HUB together with Qingdao Marine Conservation Society send feedback on the Zero Draft of the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to the CBD Secretariat, call for a more ambitious ocean conservation target.
According to the interviews with Chinese investment companies and financial institutions, this report analyzes and conducts a comparison with 25 cases of photovoltaic and wind projects along the B&R countries and summarizes the main financing models, challenges and recommendations of Chinese companies when investing in renewable energy projects in BRI countries.
We participated in COP25, first published commentary and observations, and were interviewed by China Economic Herald.
As the coordinating organization, GHUB organized the annual forum with the representatives from the governmental authorities, the academy, financial institutions, enterprises and NGO to have discussions on the topics of cooperation in combating climate change, promoting renewable energy investment, enhancing sustainable infrastructure interconnection, low-carbon cities, and protecting biodiversity.