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March 2017

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CAMPUS VOICES 法 學 院 新 聞 Co-Convenors of the Global China Research Programme: Prof. Fanny M. Cheung, CUHK Pro-Vice-Chancellor (2nd on the left) & Prof. Stephen W. K. Chiu (2nd on the right); General Editors and chapter writers for the book "Legal Dimensions of China's Belt and Road Initiative": Prof. Lutz-Christian Wolff, Wei Lun Professor of Law (1st on the right) and Prof. Chao Xi (1st on the left), Professor of the CUHK Faculty of Law. 全球中國研究計劃召集人:張妙清教授副校長(左二)及趙永佳教授(右二);《Legal Dimensions of China's Belt and Road Initiative》一書總編輯及章節作者:鄔楓偉倫法 律學講座教授(右一)及中大法律學院習超教授(左一)。 Cutting-Edge Research on the Legal Dimensions of China's Belt and Road Initiative at the CUHK The Belt and Road Initiative is a monumental development strategy launched by China's President Xi Jinping in 2013. The Initiative has since been a topic of broad discussion at all levels. Although its tremendous significance for local, regional and global developments has been widely acknowledged, the discourse on the opportunities and challenges of the Initiative for the legal profession is only starting to emerge. At the Chinese University of Hong Kong ("CUHK"), the Faculty of Law and the University's Global China Research Programme have partnered to embark on a major research project that explores the legal and policy aspects of the Initiative. Joining hands with a distinguished team of internationally leading experts, seven CUHK Faculty of Law professors (Professors Jyh-An LEE, Michelle MIAO, Gonzalo VILLALTA PUIG, Lutz-Christian WOLFF, Chao XI, Yan XU and Mimi ZOU) have collectively engaged in an intellectual joint venture that leads to a recent milestone publication with Wolters Kluwer entitled Legal Dimensions of China's Belt and Road Initiative. One of the first English-language volumes on this topic, this edited volume discusses many open questions from the legal point of view to establish a framework for policy initiatives and legislative projects. It also serves as a theoretical basis for future research, and offers practical up-to-date guidance on the current status of the Belt and Road Initiative. For details about the book, please refer to www.law.cuhk.edu.hk/OBOR_Book. The volume has recently been launched at a CPD-point-bearing international conference on Legal Aspects of China's Belt and Road Initiative, taking place at the Law Faculty's Graduate Law Centre at 中大就一帶一路的法律層面進行尖端研究 「一帶一路」倡議是中國國家主席習近平在2013年發起的一項 重大發展戰略,在各階層引起廣泛討論。儘管「一帶一路」對 本地、區域和全球發展的重大意義已得到廣泛承認,但就「一 帶一路」為法律界帶來的機遇和挑戰的討論才剛剛開始 。 香港中文大學(中大)法律學院和全球中國研究計劃合作進行重 要研究項目,探討「一帶一路」的法律和政策方面。中大法 律學院7位教授(李治安教授、苗苗教授、Gonzalo VILLALTA PUIG教授、鄔楓教授、習超教授、許炎教授及鄒密密教授)匯聚 知識,與Wolters Kluwer出版了《Legal Dimensions of China's Belt and Road Initiative》一書。本書乃此題目的首本英語著作 之一。本編輯版從法律角度討論了許多懸而未決的問題,以為 政策倡議和立法項目建立框架。它亦為未來研究提供理論基 84 www.hk-lawyer.org •  March 2017

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