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EU’s Global Gateway Forum Aims to Take On China’s Belt and Road

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen signed a partnership at the Global Gateway Forum in Brussels to develop green hydrogen exports. Image via @vonderleyen.

Wednesday and Thursday will see leaders from twenty countries gathering in Brussels for the Global Gateway Forum, the newest step in the EU’s global infrastructure scheme. The forum comes a week after China’s Belt and Road Forum, which gathered representatives from about 130 countries.

The Global Gateway Forum focuses on concrete next steps in the EU’s $322 million Global Gateway infrastructure project, which focuses on green energy, digital economies, and transport.

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