Shi Jingxia, dean of the Law School of the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), attended the 6th Asian Law Schools Deans' Forum in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from June 14 to 15.
The forum was jointly hosted by the China Association for Legal Education, the Law School of the Renmin University of China, and the Law School of the National University of Mongolia.
Over 30 deans, vice deans and professors from law schools from countries that included China, Mongolia, Japan, South Korea and India were invited to the forum. In addition, around 100 students and teachers from law schools participated in the forum discussion.
The forum was themed "The Social Role and Competency of Law Schools: The Experience and Future of Asian Law Schools."
Professor Shi delivered a speech on legal education in relation to the Belt and Road Initiative. She spoke on the opportunities and challenges the initiative brings to the Asian legal education and shared the experience of the UIBE's Law School in teaching students from countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Professor Shi introduced the UIBE Law School's disciplines and highlighted the traditional advantages they possess in relation to legal education in international economic law. She then called for closer cooperation among law schools in Asia to cultivate the necessary legal talent required by the Belt and Road Initiative.