On the afternoon of July 25, the 2023 “China-US Student Leaders’ Dialogue on Finance” was held in the Culture Building. The forum was co-hosted by the School of Finance of RUC and CET Academic Programs of the U.S.
The theme of the forum was "China-US Cooperation in Global Financial Governance". Students from Chinese universities such as Tsinghua University and RUC had in-depths exchanges on the theme with students from American universities such as Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania.
At the beginning of the forum, Luo Yu, Deputy Secretary of the School of Finance of RUC, said that in the past few years, the China-US student dialogue on finance has been held continuously, and students from both sides have gathered together to discuss various topics like the new relationship between China and the U.S. during the construction of the "Belt and Road", and China-US cooperation in the field of financial technology.
He believes that the theme of this year's forum will help students from both sides to play a positive role in international exchanges and cooperation on global financial governance.
At the forum, a total of 19 papers were selected, including 9 from American students and 10 from Chinese students.
The participants highly recognized the performance of the students. For example, Yang Zirong, an associate researcher of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, expressed the hope that China and the US can strengthen exchanges, and encouraged students to find new answers to the problems that the world economy is facing today.
At the end of the forum, Professor Liang Xia from the University of Washington made a summary of the forum. First of all, she extended congratulations to the students who had made remarkable achievements. She also spoke highly of the efforts and progress made by the American students in learning Chinese. Finally, she expressed her thanks to the organizers for their preparation and looked forward to more in-depth exchanges between Chinese and American youth in the future.
Dinner was then followed by a series of student performance. The Chinese students presented programs such as the dance "Blue and White Porcelain" and the song "Story of a Small City". The American students presented the song "The Moon Represents My Heart", the dance "Cotton Eyed Joe" and a Chinese martial arts performance.