China “Global Civilization” initiative and Central Asia

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China “Global Civilization” initiative and Central Asia

Regarding today's agenda, it is worth noting that the "Global Civilization Initiative" (GCI) was initiated by the Chinese side earlier this year, but since then, there have been few events dedicated to this topic. Expert circles have attempted to analyze China's goals and the potential consequences for foreign states. However, many questions remain “open” regarding the regional implications of this initiative. The author had the opportunity to engage in discussions with scholars from around the world at the Shanghai Forum on China Studies (November 24, 2023), where they share their opinions on the new Chinese idea GCI. 

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