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Beyond the Economic: The Multiple Dimensions of Caribbean-China Relations

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Beyond the Economic: The Multiple Dimensions of Caribbean-China Relations as presented by Song Qingbao and François Jackman of the Confucius Institute on July 10, 2017 at a conference titled, 'Chinese Renminbi in the Caribbean-Opportunities for Trade Aid and Investment,' held at the Hilton Barbados Resort.

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Beyond the Economic: The Multiple Dimensions of Caribbean-China Relations

  1. 1. Beyond the Economic: The Multiple Dimensions of Caribbean-China Relations Song Qingbao François Jackman Co-director of Confucius Institute July 10, 2017
  2. 2. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: April 2015
  3. 3. Ist Confucius Institute Conference in the Caribbean
  4. 4. Belt and Road Initiative
  5. 5. Language lays the foundation
  6. 6. President XI Jinping  UK 2015:  “Language is the key to understanding a country, and that the Confucius Institutes are important platforms to help the world know China.”
  7. 7. Enrollment 2015-2017
  8. 8. Caribbean Examination Council(CXC)
  9. 9. USA  1 MILLION U.S STUDENTS TO LEARN CHINESE BY 2020  The purpose of this is to prepare the next generation of U.S leaders, so that they can better understand China and continue to foster relations between the two world superpowers.
  10. 10. UK  7 September 2016  A new £10 million Mandarin Excellence Programme will see at least 5,000 young people on track towards fluency in Mandarin Chinese by 2020.
  11. 11. Culture paves the way
  12. 12. Chinese Bridge Competition
  13. 13. 3Bs Summer Camp
  14. 14. 3Bs Summer Camp
  15. 15. 3Cs: Chinese Culture Club
  16. 16. Press Cooperation
  17. 17. Business Etiquette
  18. 18. Research deepens the understanding
  19. 19. Research in the Caribbean
  20. 20. Caribbean-China Centre for Legal Research
  21. 21. Cooperation
  22. 22. Seminar and Forum
  23. 23. The UWI plays a role
  24. 24. Gateway
  25. 25. Two-way Educational Exchanges: UWI-China Institute of Information Technology (UWICIIT)
  26. 26. Sir Arthur Lewis  Nobel Banquet, December 10, 1979.  “The strength of the scientific establishment in any country is related to its general level of education, not only in supplying large numbers of eager minds for further training, but also in ensuring a public opinion that holds science in esteem and approves financial support. ”
  27. 27. Silk Road of Education
  28. 28. Zàijiàn 再见 Byebye

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