"One belt and one road" alliance of international scientific organizations

Wang Ying

08 November 2018, 09:07 source: Xinhua net
 

Xinhua Beijing, November 7 (Wang Ying) the reporter learned from the Chinese Academy of Sciences that in order to further respond to the urgent needs of the countries and regions along the "one belt along the way" in carrying out scientific and technological cooperation and coping with common challenges and so on, to promote the construction of the "one belt and one way" technological innovation community, the Chinese Academy of Sciences initiated and joined 40 national and regional scientific research institutions and relevant international scientific and technological organizations, and initiated the establishment of the "one belt and one way" international scientific organization alliance.

At a news conference held recently, Bai Chunli, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that the alliance is the first comprehensive international scientific and technological organization founded jointly by the research institutes and international organizations along the "one belt and one way" initiative. It will further develop scientific and technological cooperation, work together to meet common challenges, promote popular communication and cultural exchanges, and promote the construction of a community of human destiny and build a mechanism and guarantee platform for the countries and regions along the line.

According to the introduction, the general assembly of the alliance is the highest decision-making body of the alliance, and the alliance Council is the decision-making executive body of the alliance. The Union has 1 chairmen, 2 vice chairmen and a number of directors. The alliance Secretariat will be located in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The purpose of the alliance is to jointly build "one belt and one road" technological innovation community, promote the sustainable and high-quality development of all countries' economy and society, focus on the regional common challenges and major needs of the "one belt and one road" area, promote the communication and strategic docking of scientific and technological innovation policies among various countries, jointly organize and implement major scientific and technological cooperation plans, promote mutual opening and cooperation of innovative capabilities, open and share resources and data, increase joint efforts of innovative talents, and jointly enhance technological innovation capability.

Reporters learned that, since 2013, the Chinese Academy of Sciences has responded positively to the "one belt and one road" initiative, and has actively planned, prospectively deployed and promoted pragmatically in terms of platform construction, project layout, personnel training and the role of international scientific and technological organizations. At present, the Chinese Academy of Sciences has established 9 Overseas Cooperation centers for science and education in the countries and regions along the "one belt and one road". It has deployed more than 100 cooperation projects for science and education, and has trained and trained nearly 5000 high-level scientific and technological talents for the countries and regions along the route.

(Editor: Shi Yaqiao, Wang Jing)