The One-Belt-One-Road Strategy and its Implications for International Migration and Socioeconomic Change
Start Date: October 10, 2017
End Date: October 11, 2017
Location: Shanghai, China
Event URL: OBOR Workshop
The Asian Population Association Scientific Group on One-Belt-One-Road Strategy (OBOR): Implications on Population Dynamics and Socio-Ecological Impacts will hold its first workshop at the Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) of Shanghai University on Oct. 10-11, 2017. This workshop, “The One-Belt-One-Road Strategy and its Implications for International Migration and Socioeconomic Change,” will gather two ddozen experts from 14 countries and international organizations to exchange ideas and research findings about the historical trends in and interactions between human movements and socioeconomic and environmental conditions along the OBOR, exploring the plausible impacts of OBOR policies on migration and socio-ecological changes.
Leiwen Jiang is organizing the workshop, and Brian O'Neill will chair a session on socio-ecological scenarios development under One-Belt-One-Road Initiative. Jing Gao will present on current social and ecological trends anticipated impact assessment.