The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre

Event details

Forum

Date & time

Friday 13 February 2015
1.40pm–2.30pm

Venue

Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

Mr Qiangwu Zhou, Executive Deputy Director-General, Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center, Ministry of Finance, China; Professor Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Crawford School, ANU.

Contacts

Macarena Rojas
6125 7922

This event aimed to answer all the big questions posed by perhaps the most controversial international development issue of 2014.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): why is China setting it up, and what should other countries think? we heard from a senior advisor to the Chinese Government on the AIIB and other key international development issues, such as the BRICS Development Bank and the Silk Road Fund.

Speakers included:

Mr Qiangwu Zhou, Executive Deputy Director-General of Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center (AFDC) Beijing Office, the Ministry of Finance, China. Under his leadership, AFDC Beijing Office, a think tank of MOF, provides strategic and overarching policy advice on global and domestic economic issues.

Professor Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre and Professor of Economics at Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University.

This forum was part of the 2015 Australasian Aid Conference

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