China–Romania-Serbia-North Macedonia-Greece, Perspective for academic-scientific Cooperation and Silk Road

Club of the Members of Parliament of the National Parliament of Serbia, Belgrade

March 29, 2019.

Institute for National and International Security in cooperation with MPs group of the Serbian Parlament held on 29.03.2019., International round table between the Peoples Republic of China, Republic of Romania, Republic ofSerbia, Republicof Northern Macedonia and Republicof Greece, on the subject of academic – scientific cooperation and risk assessment on Silk road. The opening of the round table began with greetings speech from prof. dr Bojan Tubić, the deputy of the Minister, on behalf of Mladen Šarčević, Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia.

In goodwill for further cooperation, the Memorandums of Cooperation was signed between INIS, from Belgrade, Serbia and The National University for Political and Administrative Studies, from Bucharest, Romania, and also between INIS, from Belgrade, Serbia and Faculty of Political Science, Philosophy and Science of Communication from West University of Timisoara, Romania.

After the signing of Memorandums Prof. dr Zoran Dragisić, member of National Parlament od Serbia, held a speech in which he expressed his gratitude for all participants that took interest to be a part of the International round table and was grateful for opening further cooperation and mutual agreements and support about the problems that may occur on organization of Silk Road initiative and about current problems on initiative One belt One road and also on initiative 16+1.

Next speaker was Prof. dr Marilen Gabriel Pirtea, Rector of the West University of Timisoara and Vice President of the Parliament of Romania followed by Prof. dr. Zoran Dragišić, member of Parliament of Serbia, Deputy Dean on Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade.

Afterward, the presentation was held by Prof. dr XU Mingqi, General Director of the Centre for European studies, Shanghai Academy for Social Science, from Shanghai, the People Republic of China, who was given a special award for his contribution on cooperation with INIS.

Prof. dr Liliana Popescu Bîrlan, Vice-Rector of the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration Studies, Bucharest, Romania, member of INIS, who was also given a special award for her contribution on cooperation with INIS, after holding her speech.

In the continuation of the event following participants presented their lectures:

After a short break, the program continued with lectures of the following participants:

All participants have presented ways for future cooperation in all areas regarding the Silk Road Initiative and hoping to make our connections and cooperation even stronger.

Durig the louche brake, special meeting were organize in the building of National Parliament of Serbia. The host of the meeting were: Prof. dr Vladimir Marinkovic Deputy President of National Parliament of Serbia and founding member of INIS and Prof. dr Aleksandra Tomić, member of National Parliament of Serbia, Chairman of the Committee of Finance and Budget, together with Prof. dr Marilen Gabriel Pirtea, Rector of the West University of Timisoara and Vice President of the Parliament of Romania, and prof. dr Darko Trifunovic, Director of INIS. During the meeting discussion was on Romanian and Serbian relationship.