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Beihang University Invited to Attend 13th Sino-Japanese University Presidents Forum
Release time:December 13, 2023 / Lu Meili

From November 28 to 30, the 13th Sino-Japanese University Presidents Forum was held in Hiroshima, Japan. Beihang Vice President Huang Haijun was invited to attend the event and deliver a special report.

Hosted by Peking University and the University of Tokyo, and assisted by Hiroshima University, the forum brought together more than 160 representatives from more than 40 leading universities, government organizations and academic institutions from China and Japan to conduct in-depth exchanges on the theme of "Diversity and Integration: Talents and Higher Education for the Future". Wu Jianghao, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Japan, and Masaaki Saijo, Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan attended and addressed the opening ceremony.

Huang Haijun made a special speech on the topic of "The Internationalized Development of Beihang in the Post-Pandemic Era", expounded the thinking and practice of Beihang's internationalization in the new era, shared the fruitful results of cooperation with Japan, and put forward constructive proposals for strengthening further cooperation between Beihang and Japanese universities in the fields of scientific research platform construction and personnel training, hoping that the higher education of China and Japan can make joint progress and contribute to the development of global higher education.

During the forum, Huang Haijun met with Waseda University Executive Vice President Masahiko Gemma and Hiroshima University Executive Vice President Shinji Kaneko respectively for in-depth exchanges on expanding and deepening bilateral cooperation.

The Sino-Japanese University Presidents Forum was jointly initiated by Peking University and the University of Tokyo, and the first meeting was held in Tokyo in October 2000. The forum has been held every two years since then. It is a high-level forum with the participation of major Chinese and Japanese universities and relevant government agencies, with the purpose of extensively discussing the current situation of higher education in China and Japan, promoting academic and student exchanges between the two countries, and exploring new ideas in the field of higher education and research in the two countries.

Written by: Chen Cui

Reviewed by: Weng Jingnong

Edited by: Jia Aiping

Translated by: Lu Meili

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