Join Atlas Network at The Cornell Club of New York on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. for a reception featuring Ma Junjie, researcher at Unirule Institute of Economics (Unirule) speaking on Defender of the Market of Ideas in China.

Unirule is located in Beijing and was founded 25 years ago. Unirule is dedicated to the open exchange of ideas in economics in general, with a particular focus on institutional economics, and maintains a highly prestigious status within academic circles. Join us at this event and learn more about the current political environment in China and how Ma Junjie and others are working to promote ideas of a free society within the country's borders.

This event is a part of our Global Policy Perspectives event series. Dress is business casual and drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

SPEAKERS

Mr. MA Junjie is a member of Mont Pelerin Society; Researcher at China’s most esteemed private think-tank, and the Acting Director of its International Cooperation Centre; and Associate Researcher at Centre International de Formation Européenne (CIFE).

He is an alumnus of International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) of the US Department of State, and a two-time alumnus of International Academy for Leadership (IAF) of Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF).

He is a regular speaker at Asia Liberty Forum, CIFE’s annual and special conferences, and foreign embassies in Beijing.

His research interests range from China’s economic and political reforms, property rights, innovation and entrepreneurship, reform of state-owned enterprises, and the development of private enterprises, to climate change issues, and corporate social responsibilities.

He is a columnist for multiple major Chinese newspapers and journals, such as China Business Journal (中国经营报), The Economic Observer (经济观察报), and Caixin Media (财新传媒), and a regular contributor to international media outlets, such as The Diplomat, Yicai Global, Foundation for Economics Education (FEE), and L’Europe en Formation.

As of March 2018, Mr. MA Junjie is Founder and CEO of ENC International Advisory Group(www.encinternational.com), a private business; and Executive Director of ENC Centre for Global Affairs, a classical liberal think tank.

The mission of the ENC Centre for Global Affairs is to provide a balanced view for future leaders, opinion-molders, and young professionals in China regarding global affairs. The long-term objective would be to establish a continued and institutionalized learning process available to Chinese young leaders. The vision of this endeavor is to join the civil society and be an active member that promotes libertarian values and ideas.

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