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The Belt and Road International Forum on Creativity and Sustainable Development in Post-Pandemic Era

JUL . 31 2020

Forum Background
The coronavirus pandemic in 2020 poses a major challenge to the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. No single country, enterprise or organization is able to face and cope with this significant difficulty alone. China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a model of international cooperation for achieving sustainable development, and Creativity is an important momentum to drive this long-term progress. Countries and regions along the Belt and Road should take pragmatic, effective and creative actions to promote the creation and sharing of cultural resources, advance innovation research and development of cultural technology, pursue global sustainable development and contribute creatively to world economic recovery.

Topic: The Belt and Road International Forum on Creativity and Sustainable Development in Post-Pandemic Era

Time: Friday, July 31 ,2020 |7 p.m.-10 p.m. (GMT+8)

Meeting Form: ZOOM Online Meeting

Media Support: Journal of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China Culture Daily, XINHUA Net, China News Service, China Economic Net

Chairman: Xiang Yong, professor and vice dean of Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University


Guest Address

19:00-19:10 Xiao Lan, executive director of International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development under the auspices of UNESCO

Guest Speech
19:10-19:35 Hua Jian, director and Researcher of Cultural Industries Research Center, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

19:35-20:00 Madarshahi Mehri, former senior economist and management analyst of the United Nations New York, visiting professor of South China University of Technology

20:00-20:25 Li Fengliang, deputy chairman of Council of Southern University of Science and Technology, director of Institute of Cultural Industries of Shenzhen University

20:25-20:50 Zhang Hui, vice dean and professor of School of Economics, Peking University

20:50-21:10 Mugendi K. M’Rithaa, professor of Machakos University of Kenya

21:10-21:30 Wu Hao, executive dean of Silk Road Research Institute, Beijing Foreign Studies University

21:30-21:50 Hans d'Orville, former UNESCO assistant director-general for Strategic Planning, chairman of ICCSD Advisory Committee

21:50-22:00 Summary of Forum

Source: Institute for Cultural Industries, Peking University