The Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy hosted its inaugural Carnegie–Tsinghua Global Dialogue on December 4, 2013. Supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, this day-long event explored China’s evolving foreign policy and global role with the goal of identifying effective solutions to shared global challenges.

The morning session consisted of a series of presentations by leading Chinese and international policymakers and advisers. Simultaneous panel discussions in the afternoon covered a variety of important and timely global issues including: U.S.-China cooperation, regional security in East Asia, energy cooperation in the Middle East, and the emerging role of Central Asia.