About the Conference

 

Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference

19th to 21st August, 2019

 

I. About Boao Forum for Asia

Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) was inaugurated in Boao, Hainan Province, China by 29 Asian-Pacific countries including China and Mongolia at 2001. The BFA is dedicated to promoting Asian countries to achieve common development through further integration of regional economy. Each spring, the BFA holds its Annual Conference in Boao, bringing together senior government officials, corporate leaders and insightful scholars and experts from Asia and other parts of the world for an intensive brainstorming on the most pressing issues of the world and emerging economies in Asia. Other than the flagship event – BFA Annual Conferences, BFA also holds overseas conferences, forums and symposiums in collaboration with its partners throughout the year.

 

In April 2018, BFA elected the new Board of Directors. Dr. BAN Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations, was elected as Chairman of the Board and Mr. ZHOU Xiaochuan, former Governor of People’s Bank of China, was elected as Vice Chairman. Mr. LI Baodong, former vice foreign minister of China was elected Secretary-General. H.E. Mr. Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Prime Minister of Mongolia attended the Opening Ceremony of BFA Annual Conference 2018 and delivered a keynote speech.

 

II. About the BFA Ulaanbaatar Conference

China and Mongolia are friendly neighbors linked by rivers and mountains, enjoying profound traditional friendship. The two countries maintained good cooperation in various fields. Both countries announced the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership in 2014. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mongolia. Over the last 70 years, the two countries have been living in amity and cooperation and making progress together, becoming a good model of state-to-state relations.

 

At the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, BFA plans to hold its first event ever in Mongolia from August 19 to 20 - Boao Forum for Asia Ulaanbaatar Conference. The Conference aims at helping the Chinese entrepreneurs better understand the business environment and related policies in Mongolia and implementing the important consensus reached by top leaders of the two countries which will provide greater opportunities for economic and trade cooperation between China and Mongolia and Asian countries at large.

 

III. About Conference Arrangement

1. Time: Aug 19th (Monday) to Aug 21st (Wednesday), 2019

2. Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar

3. Theme: Concerted Action for Common Development in the New Era

4. Tentative Agenda:

(1) 19th August   Mini-Naadam, Welcome Dinner

(2) Morning of 20th August  Opening & Plenary Session,  Business Opportunities: Investment Climate in Mongolia

(3) Noon of 20th August  Buffet Lunch

(4) Afternoon of 20th August  Business Leaders Dialogue Face-to-Face,  B2B Meetings

(5) 21st August  Side Events with visit to the Industry Park of Ulaanbaatar Region by the Chinese entrepreneurs and visit to relevant government officials of Mongolia by Chinese entrepreneurs (TBD)

5. Scale: 300 participants

(1) BFA invites about 100 Chinese entrepreneur representatives.

(2) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia invites about 200 Mongolian entrepreneur representatives.

(3) Both sides may invite representatives from a third country.

6. Organizers:

Boao Forum for Asia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia

7. Co-Organizers:

(1) The Business Council of Mongolia, BCM

(2) China International Council for the Promotion of Multinational Corporations,CICPMC

8. Supporting Organizations:

(1) Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Mongolia

(2) International Think-tank for LLDC

(3) Mongolian Development Strategy Institute NGO,MDSI

8. Sponsors (TBD)