China's influence in the Nordic-Baltic region under examination

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The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) has another in its series of online discussions taking place December 9, this time focussing on "China's influence in the Nordic-Baltic region" with expert commentary from Björn Jerdén, Head of Asia Programme and Research Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm.

"We will discuss the more active approach from the Chinese government, the Chinese Communist party and Chinese state media towards the Nordic-Baltic countries," advance publicity says, adding: "What narratives about China and about the Chinese are being promoted in the Nordic-Baltic region?" and "What kind of new information activities are China applying in the region?"

The moderator will be Dr. Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova, political scientist, China scholar, Head of Riga Stradins University China Studies Centre, Head of the New Silk Road program at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs.

The event will be livestreamed on 9 December at 16:00 Rīga time (GMT+2) on both Facebook and YouTube 


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