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Global Civics Summit: Empower Yourself with Skills of International Negotiations
& The 3rd Belt and Road Initiative Simulation Competition
November 22-24, 2019

Registration is completed by submission of the registration form and payment. 

About the FLIA Global Civics Summit

Today, the era of globalization requires more well-trained negotiators to create strategies for difficult transnational projects and deal with hard bargainers representing governments, corporations, international organizations, civil societies, and individuals.


So here we are!

"FLIA Global Civics Summit: Empower Yourself with Skills of International Negotiations." An education and career development program with:


(1) a discussion panel with a group of distinguished scholars, practitioners, and guests, on how to support young professionals’ career paths under the background of globalization and anti-globalization;


(2) an international negotiation simulation that equips participants with skills in trans-cultural negotiating, researching, public speaking, debating, and writing;


(3) a series of networking events with scholars, local law firms, representatives from international organizations and federal governments, and entrepreneurs, and


(4) a fabulous DC tour to the cherry blossom festival and other historical tourism sites.

Top 7 Reasons to Attend the Summit


  • Learn about the most topical subject areas that are being discussed by policy-makers and employers on young professionals’ career development in the global society.  


  • Expand the knowledge base and skillset becoming better equipped for conducting cross-cultural negotiations and improving ability in creative and critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership.


  • Understand how BRI projects function and understand the typical issues involved in BRI cooperation.


  • Meet your peers who are eager to become a competitive international professional.


  • Meet mentors and experienced professionals that can provide useful insights and advice on your career path.


  • Enjoy the beautiful cherry blossom scenery and historical sites of Washington DC over your spring break.


  • Get a certificate on FLIA’s BRI Simulation Training Program potentially win the awards in the negotiation competition.

Dates and Agenda

Day 1

November 22, 2019

9am to 4pm

(1) Keynote Speech and Discussion Panel: Transforming Negotiations -- for Better Global Goverance


(2) Negotiation Simulation and Training


Systematically study the concept, history, development, policy deployment and other background knowledge of BRI. Use the case to explain concept,  character, and the roles involved in the negotiation process. Guide the participants to discuss and understand the financial issues, labor issues, environmental issues, and geo-political issues.

Day 2

September 9, 2019

9am to 4pm


(1) Role Assignment and Team Preparation.


Acquire preliminary understanding/analysis of the case, and clarify the main issues under instructors’ guidance;


Role distribution and team formation are carried out according to the four negotiating bodies: enterprises, governments, NGOs, and intergovernmental international organizations. In the following training, participants are guided to discuss and analyze the class according to the role of the team.


(2) Competition

Day 3

September 10, 2019

9am to 4pm


(1) Networking with peers and DC professionals 


Connect with professionals and other participants from all over the world and build a global network of potential employers, cooperation and business partners.


(2) Enjoy a fabulous DC tour to the historical sites. 



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