The two-day 2015 Beijing International Forum on People-to-People Friendship will start on November 12.
Directed by the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, co-hosted by the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (BPAFFC), the People's Government of Beijing Municipality's Xicheng District and the Beijing Association for Science and Technology, the two-day 2015 Beijing International Forum on People-to-People Friendship will start on November 12.
The organizing committee of the 2015 Beijing International Forum on People-to-People Friendship held a meeting on October 15. The activity program was planned and the preparatory work was also introduced during the meeting. Tian Yan, executive vice president of BPAFFC, attended and gave a speech.
Centered on the theme of "promoting non-governmental friendly exchanges and discussing the harmonious development of cities," the forum will include an opening ceremony, sub-forums and a few showcase platforms. It will focus on a discussion of "urban construction and management," "course construction and teachers' professional development," "cultural mutual exchange and intangible cultural heritage transmission," as well as "aging industry cooperation and development." Particularly, the forum will set up a China-Japan-Korea Youth Exchange Meeting.
The forum invited experts and friends of more than 30 international friendship organizations from over 20 countries and received a number papers and presentation reports.
"Since the Beijing International Forum on People-to-People Friendship was founded in 2011, two forums have been successfully held in the past few years. The forum is a platform for friendly exchange between Beijing and the world. It has contributed to Beijing's development. We are looking forward to more achievements this year," stressed Tian Yan.