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Bloomberg Daybreak: Chinese Economy Is Slowing

Bloomberg Daybreak: Chinese Economy Is Slowing

Bloomberg Daybreak: Chinese Economy Is Slowing

Bloomberg Daybreak: Chinese Economy Is Slowing

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January 30, 2019

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Basilinna CEO Deborah Lehr is featured on Bloomberg Daybreak to discuss the latest U.S.-China storylines on multiple fronts---including Liu's He's visit and the ever-evolving Huawei news.

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Bloomberg Daybreak: From Bush's Relationship With China to the Present

Bloomberg Daybreak: From Bush's Relationship With China to the Present

Bloomberg Daybreak: From Bush's Relationship With China to the Present

Bloomberg Daybreak: From Bush's Relationship With China to the Present

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December 5, 2018

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Basilinna CEO Deborah Lehr is featured on Bloomberg Daybreak (starting from 26:05 of the video), to discuss the foreign policy of President George H.W. Bush and its connection to the current U.S.-China relationship.

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Bloomberg Daybreak: President George H.W. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy

Bloomberg Daybreak: President George H.W. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy

Bloomberg Daybreak: President George H.W. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy

Bloomberg Daybreak: President George H.W. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy

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December 3, 2018

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Basilinna CEO Deborah Lehr is featured on Bloomberg Daybreak, to discuss the foreign policy of President George H.W. Bush and its connection to the current U.S.-China relationship.

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The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

The Paper: Exclusive | Vice President of the Paulson Institute: "Green Finance" Needs a Pervasive Definition

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November 8, 2018

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After Bloomberg's New Economy Forum in Singapore on November 7, The Paper did an exclusive interview with Deborah Lehr, the Vice President of the Paulson Institute, talking about the challenges in green finance development. The article is in Mandarin.

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Harvey Schwartz, former chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: Responding to financial crisis leadership is critical

Harvey Schwartz, former chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: Responding to financial crisis leadership is critical

Harvey Schwartz, former chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: Responding to financial crisis leadership is critical

Harvey Schwartz, former chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: Responding to financial crisis leadership is critical

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October 31, 2018

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Mr. Schwartz, Former COO of Goldman Sachs: One of the most important take-aways from the crisis is the importance of strong leadership, the global coordination from individuals, institutions, governments and policy makers.

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Harvey Schwartz, former president and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: China's deleveraging measures are better implemented. Opening is a major trend.

Harvey Schwartz, former president and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: China's deleveraging measures are better implemented. Opening is a major trend.

Harvey Schwartz, former president and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: China's deleveraging measures are better implemented. Opening is a major trend.

Harvey Schwartz, former president and co-chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs: China's deleveraging measures are better implemented. Opening is a major trend.

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October 18, 2018

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Mr. Schwartz said that for many decades interest rates have effectively been declining, creating very low interest rates, encouraging leverage and with the introduction of quantitative easing – ultimately helping to drive asset prices significantly higher. As we now see a shift to increasing interest rates or “quantitative tightening,” it is somewhat likely that certain institutions and countries may be impacted.

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BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

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March 8, 2018

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Deborah Lehr speaks on BBC World on the possibility of tariffs and what that means for U.S.-China trade relations.

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Bloomberg: What to watch for in China's National People's Congress

Bloomberg: What to watch for in China's National People's Congress

Bloomberg: What to watch for in China's National People's Congress

Bloomberg: What to watch for in China's National People's Congress

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Bloomberg

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March 6, 2018

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Deborah Lehr, CEO of Basilinna and vice chairman at Paulson Institute, discusses U.S. trade tariffs and the main issues to watch at China's National People's Congress. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

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Surveillance: We Are in a Reactive Phase, Alden Says

Surveillance: We Are in a Reactive Phase, Alden Says

Surveillance: We Are in a Reactive Phase, Alden Says

Surveillance: We Are in a Reactive Phase, Alden Says

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Bloomberg

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March 5, 2018

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Deborah Lehr speaks with Bloomberg Surveillance on China markets and trade.

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B&R helps China firms to expand in overseas markets

B&R helps China firms to expand in overseas markets

B&R helps China firms to expand in overseas markets

B&R helps China firms to expand in overseas markets

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March 5, 2018

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After years of development, the Belt and Road Initiative is increasingly helping Chinese companies to go global, besides driving regional and global economic growth, said the top executive of Basilinna, a US-based strategic business consulting firm. Deborah Lehr, CEO and founding partner of Basilinna and vice-chairman of The Paulson Institute, a Chicago-based think tank and research institution, said Chinese companies are now ramping up their efforts to expand overseas.

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Quick Take: Is China the star of Davos -- again?

Quick Take: Is China the star of Davos -- again?

Quick Take: Is China the star of Davos -- again?

Quick Take: Is China the star of Davos -- again?

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Deborah Lehr

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January 26, 2018

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Minister Liu He, the trusted economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, gave a much-anticipated speech to the Davos attendees. In keeping with the new normal in China post 19th Party Congress, Liu quoted President Xi: “As long as we keep to the goal of building a community with a shared future for mankind and work hand in hand to fulfill our responsibilities and overcome difficulties, we will be able to create a better world and deliver better lives for our people."

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Xi: Door to world remains open

Xi: Door to world remains open

Xi: Door to world remains open

Xi: Door to world remains open

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January 26, 2018

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China will not close its door to the world, and indeed will become increasingly open, such as in business, which will become more transparent and better regulated, President Xi Jinping said. He made the pledge in a message of congratulations at the start of the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou on Dec 6 in which more than 1,100 prominent political, economic and academic figures from around the world took part.

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Egyptian drivers hold the key to cleaner air

Egyptian drivers hold the key to cleaner air

Egyptian drivers hold the key to cleaner air

Egyptian drivers hold the key to cleaner air

As the slow wheels of government inch toward policies that lead to cleaner air, Egyptian drivers could hold the key to a faster result, with the answer provided by an unlikely partner – Chinese auto companies. The steadily growing demand for ground transportation has Egypt facing fast growing levels of greenhouse gas emissions, with 50 percent stemming just from vehicles.

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Here's how to move ‘Green Finance’ further into China's mainstream

Here's how to move ‘Green Finance’ further into China's mainstream

Here's how to move ‘Green Finance’ further into China's mainstream

Here's how to move ‘Green Finance’ further into China's mainstream

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Polina Marinova

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December 7, 2017

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“We need to start moving [sustainability] out of the philanthropic world into the mainstream world of finance,” Deborah Lehr, the CEO and founding partner of Basilinna and vice chairman of The Paulson Institute, told the Fortune Global Forum in Guangzhou, China, on Thursday. To that end, green finance—the financing of investments that generate environmental benefits—is key.

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Deborah Lehr discusses key message sent by Chinese leaders at the Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr discusses key message sent by Chinese leaders at the Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr discusses key message sent by Chinese leaders at the Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr discusses key message sent by Chinese leaders at the Fortune Global Forum

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December 7, 2017

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Deborah Lehr discusses key message sent by Chinese leaders at the Fortune Global Forum in an Interview with CGTN America.

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What they say

What they say

What they say

What they say

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China Daily

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December 7, 2017

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China has an intersection of craftsmanship and computer science, (which is) rarely found in other places. Many companies see China as a big market, but for us the main attraction is the quality of people. We have now about 2 million application developers in China (on Apple's App Store).

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Deborah Lehr, CEO and founding partner of Basilinna, to moderate free trade zones panel at Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr, CEO and founding partner of Basilinna, to moderate free trade zones panel at Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr, CEO and founding partner of Basilinna, to moderate free trade zones panel at Fortune Global Forum

Deborah Lehr, CEO and founding partner of Basilinna, to moderate free trade zones panel at Fortune Global Forum

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Basilinna

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December 1, 2017

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Deborah Lehr, CEO and Founding Partner, Basilinna LLC; Vice Chairman, Paulson Institute, will moderate the Free Trade Zones; Opportunities and Impacts panel at the Fortune Global Forum on December 7th in Guangzhou, China. The Fortune Global Forum convenes high level executives to discuss openness and innovations in the global economy.

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Basilinna at the Misk Global Forum

Basilinna at the Misk Global Forum

Basilinna at the Misk Global Forum

Basilinna at the Misk Global Forum

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Basilinna

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November 20, 2017

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Basilinna was delighted to participate in the Misk Foundation’s second annual Misk Global Forum, which focused on “Meeting the Challenge of Change.” The Misk Global Forum is a flagship ongoing platform of the Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation established by H.R.H. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to discover, develop and empower Saudi youth to become active participants in the knowledge economy.

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Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

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Deborah Lehr

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November 16, 2017

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President Trump's trip to China exemplifies what I call his "head of state" diplomacy: prioritizing personal relationships with his foreign counterparts. Trump's style has been criticized, but it is starting to yield real results for U.S. business interests.

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Potential next act for trusted Xi adviser

Potential next act for trusted Xi adviser

Potential next act for trusted Xi adviser

Potential next act for trusted Xi adviser

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Deborah Lehr

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November 6, 2017

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At last month's party congress, President Xi Jinping announced his new Politburo standing committee — China's seven most powerful men. Now attention has turned to the government appointments coming at the National People's Congress in March.

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Hank Paulson credits Deborah Lehr with conceiving America’s New Engagement Strategy with China

Hank Paulson credits Deborah Lehr with conceiving America’s New Engagement Strategy with China

Hank Paulson credits Deborah Lehr with conceiving America’s New Engagement Strategy with China

Hank Paulson credits Deborah Lehr with conceiving America’s New Engagement Strategy with China

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Basilinna

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October 26, 2017

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While congratulating her on recieving the Hadrian Award, Hank Paulson, former U.S. Treasury Secretary, former CEO of Goldman Sachs, and the founder of the Paulson Institute, credits Basilinna CEO and co-Founder Deborah Lehr with conceiving the Strategic Economic Dialogue.

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Paulson Institute co-convenes fourth meeting of greening the financial system

Paulson Institute co-convenes fourth meeting of greening the financial system

Paulson Institute co-convenes fourth meeting of greening the financial system

Paulson Institute co-convenes fourth meeting of greening the financial system

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Basilinna

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October 25, 2017

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On October 12, the Paulson Institute and partners—the UN Environment Inquiry, the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the European Banking Federation (EBF), and Bloomberg Philanthropies—co-hosted the fourth meeting of the Greening the Financial System series in Washington DC.

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China’s new carbon market: A spot but no trades

China’s new carbon market: A spot but no trades

China’s new carbon market: A spot but no trades

China’s new carbon market: A spot but no trades

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Deborah Lehr

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September 29, 2017

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China’s ambitious plan to develop a nationwide carbon market is moving forward – but with a whimper, not a bang. The launch, now expected in late November, will cover just a small fraction of the existing carbon market, and for all intents and purposes, will be an exchange in name only.

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Global Hope Coalition Inaugural Summit honors 'everyday heroes' countering violent extremism

Global Hope Coalition Inaugural Summit honors 'everyday heroes' countering violent extremism

Global Hope Coalition Inaugural Summit honors 'everyday heroes' countering violent extremism

Global Hope Coalition Inaugural Summit honors 'everyday heroes' countering violent extremism

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Basilinna

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September 26, 2017

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The Global Hope Coalition is comprised of three not-for-profit foundations based in New York, Zurich, and Hong Kong who aim to create a platform in order to “empower courageous individuals who stand up to terror and violence, preserve our heritage and build bridges across cultures.”

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International green finance forum

International green finance forum

International green finance forum

International green finance forum

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Basilinna

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September 15, 2017

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China is leading the pack to become the global leader in green finance. At the annual The International Green Finance Forum, held in Beijing on September 5, Yin Yong, Vice Governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) declared China as the first country to establish a “relatively complete” green finance policy, and that it will now promote these standards abroad.

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Deborah Lehr speaks with Global Times on International Green Finance Forum

Deborah Lehr speaks with Global Times on International Green Finance Forum

Deborah Lehr speaks with Global Times on International Green Finance Forum

Deborah Lehr speaks with Global Times on International Green Finance Forum

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Basilinna

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September 14, 2017

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Deborah Lehr, Vice Chairman of the Paulson Institute and a key speaker at the forum, told the Global Times in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that the G20 Green Finance Study Group has helped elevate on green finance.

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Basilinna's CEO Discusses possible trade action with China

Basilinna's CEO Discusses possible trade action with China

Basilinna's CEO Discusses possible trade action with China

Basilinna's CEO Discusses possible trade action with China

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Basilinna

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August 15, 2017

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Basilinna's CEO Deborah Lehr discusses Trump's announcement on possible trade action with China on Bloomberg news.

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What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

What to expect From U.S.-China economic dialogue

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Basilinna

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July 20, 2017

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Basilinna's CEO speaks on the U.S.- China Economic Dialogue and what to expect.

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Quick Take: Senator Cornyn details plans to modernize CFIUS

Quick Take: Senator Cornyn details plans to modernize CFIUS

Quick Take: Senator Cornyn details plans to modernize CFIUS

Quick Take: Senator Cornyn details plans to modernize CFIUS

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Deborah Lehr

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June 23, 2017

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Yesterday at the Council on Foreign Relations, I had the honor of interviewing Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) on his plans to “modernize” the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). In his opening remarks, Mr. Cornyn admitted CFIUS is working reasonably well, but that there are many gaps being exploited by countries, such as China, in order to leapfrog technology.

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Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

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Basilinna

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June 15, 2017

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CEO and Founding Partner, Deborah Lehr, sat down for an interview with Shenzhen Media Group to discuss U.S. China Relations.

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China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

China’s power of culture in promoting perceptions: Lessons from the Qin and Han dynasties

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Basilinna

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May 30, 2017

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The Council on Foreign Relations hosted an event with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on Friday, May 5, 2017 to celebrate the historic exhibit, the Age of Empires: How the Qin and Han Dynasties are Shaping China’s Contemporary Identity.

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Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

Greening the financial system: Enhancing competitiveness through economic development

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Basilinna

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May 12, 2017

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Investment in green finance is surging making it a matter of competitiveness for companies and countries. Last year, total investment in green bonds nearly topped $600 billion, more than double the value of the previous year.

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"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

"The End Of The Asian Century", by Michael Auslin

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Basilinna

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February 23, 2017

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Trends across key indicators -- from disparate demographics, slowing economies, military might, environmental degradation and the lack of cohesiveness amongst the Asian countries -- all threaten to undermine the Asian powerhouse.

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Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

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Deborah Lehr

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February 22, 2017

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Meeting of the Ministers On the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers meeting hosted under the German Presidency, Tillerson and Wang Yi were able to hold their first face-to-face meeting.

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Landmark agreement protects Egypt’s #CultureUnderThreat

Landmark agreement protects Egypt’s #CultureUnderThreat

Landmark agreement protects Egypt’s #CultureUnderThreat

Landmark agreement protects Egypt’s #CultureUnderThreat

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Deborah Lehr

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December 1, 2016

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Secretary John Kerry and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry signed the first bilateral agreement between the U.S. and an Arab country to protect cultural heritage at a ceremony in the historic Treaty Room of the U.S. State Department this week.

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Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

Xi Jinping: The core of the party

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Deborah Lehr

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November 7, 2016

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The Communist Party of China, at its recent annual gathering in October, conferred on President Xi Jinping the status of the “core” of the Party. The position of “President” is largely titular, and the real power stems from the person holding the position of the General Secretary of the Party.

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Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

Why successful global green finance is all about the color of private money

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Deborah Lehr

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October 17, 2016

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As leaders in the global financial community gathered in Washington for the annual IMF/World Bank meetings, the hottest ticket in town was for a technical discussion on green finance.

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World leaders, cultural icons and NGOs gather to honor heroes of the global campaign against violent extremism

World leaders, cultural icons and NGOs gather to honor heroes of the global campaign against violent extremism

World leaders, cultural icons and NGOs gather to honor heroes of the global campaign against violent extremism

World leaders, cultural icons and NGOs gather to honor heroes of the global campaign against violent extremism

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Basilinna

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September 23, 2016

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A Tribute Ceremony to honor ten individuals and groups for their extraordinary contributions to the global campaign against violent extremism was held last night, September 22, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Basilinna congratulates member countries for adding Green Finance to G20 agenda

Basilinna congratulates member countries for adding Green Finance to G20 agenda

Basilinna congratulates member countries for adding Green Finance to G20 agenda

Basilinna congratulates member countries for adding Green Finance to G20 agenda

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Basilinna

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September 7, 2016

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Basilinna congratulates on the G20 member countries for the bold move of including green finance as a integral part of the final Communique of their meeting in Hangzhou, China in September 2016.

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Looted art helps fund jihadists in Europe

Looted art helps fund jihadists in Europe

Looted art helps fund jihadists in Europe

Looted art helps fund jihadists in Europe

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Deborah Lehr

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August 25, 2016

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Brussels has long been a destination of choice for those illegally trafficking antiquities—a category that potentially includes the funders of terrorism that has taken lives throughout the West in recent months.

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The potential dark side of China's art and antiquities boom

The potential dark side of China's art and antiquities boom

The potential dark side of China's art and antiquities boom

The potential dark side of China's art and antiquities boom

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Deborah Lehr

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August 12, 2016

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For Chen, the visionary CEO of Taikang and founder of China’s second largest auction house, culture is a highly profitable business. As other Chinese companies follow his lead, China will become the primary destination for the world’s culture.

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Green finance: A strategic imperative for China

Green finance: A strategic imperative for China

Green finance: A strategic imperative for China

Green finance: A strategic imperative for China

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Deborah Lehr

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June 13, 2016

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With last month’s high-profile signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement by 174 countries at the United Nations, the complicated process to turn these historic commitments on climate change into reality has begun. Yet away from the cameras, the more difficult process of financing implementation of these commitments is getting a boost from what may seem an unlikely source: the Chinese government.

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For China, Green Finance is a strategic imperative

For China, Green Finance is a strategic imperative

For China, Green Finance is a strategic imperative

For China, Green Finance is a strategic imperative

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Deborah Lehr

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June 6, 2016

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With last month’s high-profile signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement by 174 countries at the United Nations, the complicated process to turn these historic commitments on climate change into reality has begun. Yet away from the cameras, the more difficult process of financing implementation of these commitments is getting a boost from what may seem an unlikely source: the Chinese government.

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Xi’s green teams fight for the environment

Xi’s green teams fight for the environment

Xi’s green teams fight for the environment

Xi’s green teams fight for the environment

Chinese President Xi Jinping was an unexpected savior of the historic Paris Climate Summit last December. He offered far reaching Chinese commitments to reduce carbon emissions, and also provided necessary political momentum to finalize the difficult international negotiations.

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In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

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Deborah Lehr

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April 11, 2016

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The armed police division of China’s army tests a new style of shoe Sinking into the plush chairs in the cavernous Fujian Room of China’s Great Hall of the People, I soak in my surroundings as President Xi Jinping’s interpreter artfully translates Xi’s Chinese aphorisms into poetic English.

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China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

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Basilinna

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October 23, 2015

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THE DEBATE: On Thursday October 23rd, The McCain Institute for International Leadership hosted the debate: “China: Is Engagement Still Working?” at the U.S. Navy Memorial Burke Theater in Washington, DC.

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Why CEOs are talking global responsibility with China’s president

Why CEOs are talking global responsibility with China’s president

Why CEOs are talking global responsibility with China’s president

Why CEOs are talking global responsibility with China’s president

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Deborah Lehr

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October 2, 2015

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In Seattle last week, the Paulson Institute, with its partner, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), brought together heads of leading U.S. and Chinese companies for a roundtable discussion with President Xi Jinping about economic and business relations between the two countries.

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How cleaning up China's environment can also be good for its economy

How cleaning up China's environment can also be good for its economy

How cleaning up China's environment can also be good for its economy

How cleaning up China's environment can also be good for its economy

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Deborah Lehr

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August 14, 2015

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China's 13th five-year plan, due for release in 2016, will reportedly include the most ambitious environmental reform agenda attempted in history. A study by Goldman Sachs predicts that, as a result, the Chinese environmental market could be a multibillion-dollar opportunity.

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Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Overcoming the fear of failure: Boosting small business in China

Is fear of failure hindering Chinese entrepreneurship? A new initiative by the Chinese government suggests that cultural sensitivity to failure may be preventing some Chinese businessmen from launching their own companies.

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Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

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Deborah Lehr

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February 13, 2015

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China's trade negotiators were recently in Washington to continue negotiations towards a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between their country and the United States. Much still remains to be hammered out: China plans to submit its "negative list" – sectors that will not be opened to foreign competition – after Spring Festival, and then tough negotiations will ensue.

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Green building solutions for energy efficiency

Green building solutions for energy efficiency

Green building solutions for energy efficiency

Green building solutions for energy efficiency

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Deborah Lehr & Leigh Wedell

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February 3, 2015

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Increase the role of market forces: Reform of resource pricing in the energy sector will ensure more efficient supply and demand of energy. Use data more effectively: Tracking energy use would allow governments, building owners, utility companies and users to regulate their behavior in a more cost-effective manner.

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Solutions to carbon reduction are within China's reach

Solutions to carbon reduction are within China's reach

Solutions to carbon reduction are within China's reach

Solutions to carbon reduction are within China's reach

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Basilinna

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January 9, 2015

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At November’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting, the world’s two biggest carbon players - the United States and China – signed an important agreement to reach specific carbon reduction targets by 2025 and 2030, respectively.

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Sisi Follows the New Silk Road to Riches

Sisi Follows the New Silk Road to Riches

Sisi Follows the New Silk Road to Riches

Sisi Follows the New Silk Road to Riches

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Huffington Post

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January 5, 2015

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When Egypt recognized the People’s Republic of China in 1956 — the first Middle Eastern and African country to do so — it ushered the fledgling communist country into the broader international community beyond the Soviet bloc

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Digging out of tourism downfalls: Egypt’s archaeology takes the stage

Digging out of tourism downfalls: Egypt’s archaeology takes the stage

Digging out of tourism downfalls: Egypt’s archaeology takes the stage

Digging out of tourism downfalls: Egypt’s archaeology takes the stage

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Deborah Lehr

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December 17, 2014

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Finally, there is good news from Egypt. During a visit to Washington, D.C. last week, Egyptian Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou announced that travel to Egypt is up 70 percent this year. Tourists are venturing back to the country despite political turmoil — casting a vote of confidence in President el-Sisi’s efforts to restore economic and political stability since taking office last June.

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Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

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Deborah Lehr & Leigh Wedell

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October 1, 2014

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Imagine relocating four of America’s top five city populations – Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia – into new cities every year. That is what Chinese urbanization will look like.

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China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

China’s enforcers: How Beijing keeps local leaders in line

After 10 days investigating wayward provinces, the teams submitted a 1,000-page report with a simple conclusion: local leaders, looking out for their own financial interests, were consistently ignoring directives from Beijing.

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