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China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

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Deborah Lehr

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September 28, 2017

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China embarked upon a massive sustainable urbanization drive in 2013. It was announced that more than 100 million people would be moved from the countryside into cities by 2020 to alleviate poverty and grow the economy.

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Mark Zuckerberg does not need to be president to change the world

Mark Zuckerberg does not need to be president to change the world

Mark Zuckerberg does not need to be president to change the world

Mark Zuckerberg does not need to be president to change the world

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Alan H. Fleischmann

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January 11, 2017

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Mark Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolution to launch a 30-state tour of the United States in 2017 has led to speculation that he is weighing a future in elective office. “After a tumultuous last year,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post, “my hope for this challenge is to get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working and thinking about the future.”

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China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

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Evan Feigenbaum

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December 13, 2016

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In 2013, China launched an initiative to establish a new multilateral development institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The AIIB, Beijing argued, could help fill a multitrillion-dollar gap in financing for railways, roads, power plants, and other infrastructure in the world’s fastest-growing region.

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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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Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

Greening the financial system: From momentum to transformation

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Basilinna

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October 13, 2016

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In the midst of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank fall meetings, international and U.S. experts convened for the “Greening the Financial System: From Momentum to Transformation” conference on October 7th, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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Gov't should "invest" in Sisi's foreign tours to boost economy- principal Deputy Minister for Planning

Gov't should "invest" in Sisi's foreign tours to boost economy- principal Deputy Minister for Planning

Gov't should "invest" in Sisi's foreign tours to boost economy- principal Deputy Minister for Planning

Gov't should "invest" in Sisi's foreign tours to boost economy- principal Deputy Minister for Planning

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Basilinna

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September 20, 2016

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Principal Deputy Minister for Planning, Ambassador Yasser Elnaggar, interviews with Youm7 newspaper for their Euromoney issue

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China's Green Finance Initiative presents opportunities for global investors

China's Green Finance Initiative presents opportunities for global investors

China's Green Finance Initiative presents opportunities for global investors

China's Green Finance Initiative presents opportunities for global investors

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Basilinna

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September 6, 2016

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For three decades, China's growth was fueled by government investment and exports of manufactured goods, but rapid growth and urbanization created serious environmental problems.

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Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

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Leigh Wedell

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September 4, 2014

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The 12 Chinese mayors and vice mayors hosted recently by the Paulson Institute for a crash course on urban sustainability with experts in Chicago and Miami began their trip to the United States with a very practical focus: How could they bring green technologies and sustainable approaches in successful US cities to their districts back home?

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Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

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UChicago News

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September 3, 2014

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City leaders from one of China’s largest provinces are visiting the University of Chicago this week for a crash course on urban sustainability, including sustainability issues in transportation, regional planning, climate change, urban infrastructure and historic preservation.

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