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CSCLF launches new project to facilitate exchanges between Chinese and foreign teenagers
发布时间:2019-06-28 15:09

  The China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) launches a new project to encourage young people to participate in the sustainable development initiative. [Photo/CSCLF]

  The China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) launched the Innovative Demonstration Project on Promoting Youth Participation in Sustainable Development and Building a Community for a Shared Future for Mankind during a ceremony on June 20.

  The China Representative Office of the United Nations Development Program, the United National Volunteers Programme (UNV), the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, and the China Soong Ching Ling Science and Culture Center for Young People joined CSCLF for the launch of the project.

  Wang Jiarui, chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), attended the launch ceremony.

  CSCLF Chairman Wang Jiarui (R) meets with Olivier Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, before the launch ceremony on June 20. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Before the launch ceremony, CSCLF Chairman Wang Jairui met with Olivier Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, Devanand Ramiah, deputy representative of the United Nations Development Program's China office, and Zhang Yi, director of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges.

  CSCLF Chairman Wang Jiarui said that Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the idea of building a community for a shared future for mankind in 2013. The idea resonated with a number of countries and has been mentioned in several UN documents.

  Wang said that he reached an agreement with Mr. Guterres to enhance cooperation between CSCLF and the UN.

  The project is a significant step forward for cooperation between the United Nations and CSCLF, Wang added.

  Oliver Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, speaks at the launch ceremony on June 20. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Oliver Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, delivered a speech at the launch ceremony, saying that China played an important role in helping achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. He also praised CSCLF for its efforts in promoting world peace and enhancing non-governmental exchanges

  He expressed hope that all sides would work together to build a platform for exchanges between teenagers.

  Five representatives participate in the launch of the new project. [Photo/CSCLF]

  CSCLF Chairman Wang Jiarui, along with Oliver Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, Hang Yuanxiang, executive vice-chairman of CSCLF, Devanand Ramiah, deputy representative of the United Nations Development Program's China office, and Zhang Yi, director of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, jointly launched the project.

  Hang Yuanxiang, executive vice-chairman of CSCLF, delivers a speech. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Hang Yuanxiang, executive vice-chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF), delivered a speech during the event. He said that CSCLF hopes to work with all other parties to explore ways to enhance exchanges between teenagers from China and other countries and promote the well-rounded development of teenagers.

  Devanand Ramiah, deputy representative of the United Nations Development Program's China office, delivers a speech at the launch ceremony. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Devanand Ramiah, deputy representative of the United Nations Development Program's China office, said that CSCLF and the United Nations Development Program's China office would work together to create a suitable environment for teenagers to participate in the sustainable development initiative.

  The program will develop a series of curricula to encourage young people to take part in the sustainable development initiative and set up a new camp to offer volunteer service training.

  Zhang Yi, director of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, delivers a speech at the launch ceremony. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Zhang Yi, director of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, delivered a speech at the launch ceremony. He said that it is important to encourage children to think about sustainable development.

  Oliver Adam (L), executive coordinator of UNV, and Guo Xinbao, director of the China Soong Ching Ling Science and Culture Center for Young People, unveil the name plaque of the international volunteer training camp for teenagers. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Oliver Adam, executive coordinator of UNV, delivered a speech stating that the three most important factors in achieving sustainable development are youth, values, and innovation.

  He expressed hope that the program would improve young people's abilities to solve problems and increase their awareness of the importance of sustainable development.

  The program will be carried out by CSCLF, the China Representative Office of the United Nations Development Program, the United National Volunteers Programme (UNV), the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, and the China Soong Ching Ling Science and Culture Center for Young People.

  The project management office is launched during the ceremony. [Photo/CSCLF]

  Several representatives unveiled the name plaque of the project management office during the launch ceremony, which was chaired by Yu Qun, vice-chairman of CSCLF.

  The ceremony was attended by 150 representatives.

  The CSCLF Peace Angel Art Troupe gives a performance at the end of the ceremony. [Photo/CSCLF]

  The CSCLF Peace Angel Art Troupe sings at the end of the ceremony. [Photo/CSCLF]

  The CSCLF Peace Angel Art Troupe gave a performance at the end of the ceremony.

  (Source: the China Soong Ching Ling Science and Culture Center for Young People)

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