Workshop on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road

Dr. Christopher Len, ESI Senior Research Fellow, participated in a two-day workshop in Manila from 13-14 November 2017 titled The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: Considering Security Implications. The event was organised by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) with participants from Europe, China and Southeast Asia. At the workshop, the participants discussed how the maritime silk road initiative interacts with security dynamics in South East Asia, and how it impacts the economic and security interests of stakeholders in South East Asia. At the event, Dr Len gave a presentation on how the maritime silk road affect competition and cooperation among Southeast Asia states and regional security.

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(Posted on 16 November 2017)