Christian Weis, representative of IG Metall, and Chinese Trade Union actors exchanged ideas, discussed current and future challenges and strengthened cooperation in Beijing and Shanghai between June 28th and July 4th 2015.
Work-life balance or reconciling a successful professional career with a rich family life is a topic of growing importance in both China and Germany. In the course of the opening of the travelling exhibition on the social history of Germany in Chengdu a roundtable discussion on the topic took place.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II experts from Europe discussed concepts for Policy of Reconciliation and Détente in Europe and East Asia with Chinese experts and decision makers in Beijing and Shanghai from June 23 to June 26.
Mr. Christoph Pohlmann participated in a Kammerdinner-event on the topic of The Chinese Trade Union Policy on June 10th 2015. He presented a speech on Trade Unions and Workers Participation in China and Germany.
On June 1st and June 2nd, experts from Germany and China discussed the consequences of economic crises and digitalization on the construction and participatory forms of political parties and the implementation of policies.
From May 29th to May 31st former scholarship holders of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Beijing and Shanghai convened in Qingdao for a seminar to discuss current developments concerning European Social Democracy and the perspectives for the German-Chinese dialogue.