Beijing International Forum on People-to-People Friendship (BIFPPF) aims to promote interpersonal friendships, friendly relations and cooperation between Beijing and other cities around the world through nongovernmental exchange.
It holds once every two years since 2011. The 2015 forum is co-organized by the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC), the Beijing Association for Science and Technology and the Xicheng District People’s Government of Beijing Municipality.
Established in 1981, the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries has made connections with more than 220 international organizations in over 60 countries. The organization has made an active effort to modernize and globalize Beijing.