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The UK and the Belt and Road Initiative: Interview with Ben Barton, University of Nottingham - Dr Benjamin Barton

This interview discusses the need for the British government to consider developing its own ‘Belt-and-Road Initiative’ strategy in the new post-Brexit era. 

Type of showcase
  • Interview
Field of study
  • Arts and Social Sciences
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93 views on YouTube (posted 12 March 2020, statistics taken on 20 January 2021). The post of this on my LinkedIn account drew 478 views (as of 20 January 2021) – including 3 from the European Commission and 3 from the European External Action Service – as well 11 likes.

For the Asia House event itself, it was attended by 5 country Ambassadors to the UK as well as diplomats representing over 40 countries alongside a range of different industry attendees.

The UK’s Envoy to the BRI, Sir Douglas Flint, gave the keynote speech at the event. 

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