November 16, 2017: President Yi Peng was Invited to Participate in an International Think Tank Forum on The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China: the Development of China and its Significance for the World
November 16, 2017: President Yi Peng was Invited to Participate in an International Think Tank Forum on The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China: the Development of China and its Significance for the World

On November 16th , the International Think Tank Forum on "The 19th National Congress of the CPC: China's Development and its Significance for the World " was held in Beijing. This meeting is an important meeting of international think tank community sponsored by the State Council Information Office, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and China Center for International Economic Exchanges under the background of the victory of the Party's 19th National Congress and the development of China's think-tank entering a new era. Relevant responsible persons of ministries and commissions, renowned scholars and think-tank experts from 31 countries and regions, a total of more than 240 former politicians came together to discuss the great significance of the 19th National Congress to the development of China and the world. Huang Kunming, member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau and Minister of the Central Propaganda Department, attended and delivered a keynote speech entitled "China Starts a New Journey and the World Faces with New Opportunities." Former Prime Minister of Japan and Chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia Yasuo Fukuda, former Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin, director of the Literature Research Institute of CPC Central Committee Leng Rong, Deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission and director of the National Bureau of Statistics Ning Ji Zhe, Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang attended the meeting and delivered a speech.

The Pangoal Institution attended the meeting as one of a handful of invited social think-tanks. In the first session of the second venue "The main achievements of the 19th National Congress and its significance for the world", President of the Pangoal Institution Yi Peng director Yi Peng made a thematic speech entitled "to Explore Multiple Solutions and to Contribute China’s Program to the World".

President Yi Peng pointed out in the speech that the 19th National Congress is a historic conference held at a crucial time in China. Its influence is worldwide. The significance of the 19th National Congress of CPC to the world lies in finding a Chinese solution for the development of the world.

First, the Western countries, which are represented by Europe and the United States dominated by the free economy, are currently encountering various challenges in their development such as the widening gap between the rich and the poor and the frequent terrorist shootings. Second is Africa and Latin American countries which adopt Western models yet up till now, the problem of food and clothing has not been solved. Third, the infrastructure and Internet technologies application has been developing for 40 years since China's reform and opening up. Its urbanization level has been rare in the world and remarkable results have been achieved in poverty alleviation work.

From the analysis of these facts, President Yi Peng believes that the development of the world is pluralistic rather than monistic. The reform and development of China under the leadership of the CPC has broken through the development methodology of the only Western model and in practice has produced China's solution to the complex problems. The report of 19th National Congress of CPC manifests China's theory system, and show China's willingness and ability to contribute China's solution to the world's problems.

President Yi Peng said that as China enters a new era, he believes that with more practice, we will create more and more perfect theories so that the promotion and application of China's solutions will be further expanded.

In the four years since its establishment, the Pangoal Institution has pursued specialization, institutionalization and internationalization, has made excellent research achievements in international relations, regional economy and industrial development, has contributed a great deal to the society and helped solve the current realities in China. The party has also made continuous progress in its own practice and exchanges with domestic and international think tanks. It has been one of China's leading think tanks and has made steady progress toward the world-class think tank.

Director of the East Asian Studies Center at Nehru University Xie Gang spoke with President Yi Peng

Professor of China Macroeconomic Research Institute and China Economic Research Center, Tsinghua University Chang Xiuze and exchanged views with President Yi Peng

Senior Fellow, Office of Singapore, Institute for International Strategic Studies Alexander Neil shared with President Yi Peng

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