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  • The Centre of Expertise on Trade,
    Investment and Public Policy

    Lubna Olayan to give keynote speech at Asia House dialogue in Saudi Arabia



    Coronavirus and global tensions dominate major trade dialogue in Riyadh


    The Asia House Middle East Trade Dialogue convened in Riyadh this week, with the economic impact of coronavirus high on the agenda. The conference included speakers from Saudi British Bank, Saudi Aramco and Accenture, and saw a keynote address from Lubna Olayan.

    Sir Douglas Flint: Belt and Road can be solution to shared global challenges

    WATCH Sir Douglas's
    speech in full

    Speaking to an audience of senior diplomatic and business leaders at Asia House, the UK's Special Envoy to the BRI said the initiative could help mitigate “existential threats to the developed world.”

    Climate Risk and Response: Physical Hazards and Socioeconomic Impacts

    This conference, held in partnership with McKinsey & Company, will assesses the nature and extent of the physical risk associated with climate change.

    Jonathan Woetzel, MGI Director and Senior Partner

    6 March | 09:00-11:00


    Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, Chief Executive of the Green Finance Institute

    Dr Robert Falkner, Research Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and Associate Professor in International Relations at the LSE

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