|Author (Corporate)||Cardiff EDC|
The 22nd bilateral summit between the European Union and China was held on 22 June 2020. This meeting was held via videoconference.
The European Union highlighted the need for progress on the implementation of the commitments made at the previous EU-China Summit, including advancing negotiations for an EU-China Comprehensive Investment Agreement. The EU also expressed willingness to sign the EU-China Agreement on Geographical Indications (GIs).
Leaders held a discussion on climate change. The EU also stresses the need for fundamental rights and data protection to be respected amidst development of digital technologies. Outstanding issues relating to cyber-security and disinformation were also raised. China was urged to assume greater responsibility in dealing with global challenges through a rules-based international system.
Both sides also discussed regional and other international issues.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Bilateral Relations|
|Countries / Regions||China|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|