Will Africa choose a development model closer to Washington or Beijing? Join Laurence Brahm as he discusses a different approach to economic development, called the Himalayan Consensus: an attempt to integrate sustainable programs for eco-tourism that protect culture, environment, and support community development through health care and education. Brahm will also talk about China-Africa relations and perceptions of Chinese investment in Africa.
DATE: May 11 (Wednesday)
VENUE: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4, 荷兰王国驻华大 使馆 – 北京, 亮马河 南路4号
ENTRY: free for members, 80 RMB at the door for non-members
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ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Laurence Brahm is a political economist, lawyer, and environmental activist. He has served as an advisor on financial and enterprise reform to the governments of China, Vietnam, Laos and Mongolia. Author of “The Anti-Globalization Breakfast Club”, Brahm is also the founder of Shambhala Serai heritage eco-tourism lodges in Tibet and Red Capital Club in Beijing.