A symposium on the Belt and Road Initiative and global cooperation in higher education kicked off on April 23 in Dunhuang city of Gansu province.
The event was hosted by the Academic Association for International Cultural Exchange (AAICE) and Renming University of China. Some 100 representatives from more than 20 AAICE members and universities attended the conference.
During the conference, experts and scholars shared their experience in higher education cooperation and international cultural exchange, and explored the mechanism and platform for cultural exchange so as to deepen cooperation in higher education among the countries along the Belt and Road.
Professor Hong Junjie, vice president of the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), attended the conference online and made a keynote speech. UIBE has been combining its schooling goals with regional economic and social development as well as major national strategic needs to develop an open group of economics disciplines centered on applied economics, he said. It has been committed to cultivating compound talents with Chinese feelings, international vision and global competitiveness.