Bridges China Dialogue in Geneva is an independent, international initiative that is committed to improving China’s globalization in a sustainable manner by engaging Chinese business leaders and policymakers in international multi-stakeholder conversations on governance, strategies, practices and global citizenship.
The Dialogue was founded by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) in Geneva in September 1996. ICTSD aims to influence the international trade system such that it advances the goal of sustainable development.
On March 21, 2011, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met with ICTSD Chief Executive Mr Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz. He congratulated ICTSD in its work on global economic governance matters and its focus on sustainability, and expressed appreciation for ICTSD’s work in ensuring China’s smoother integration into world economy, advancing sustainable development of China and the world.