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Workshop on China-Canada Relations Held in CIIS

CIIS Time:01 26, 2018 Writer:CIIS Editor:CIIS

On January 25, CIIS and the Institute of Asian Research of the University of British Columbia jointly held the Workshop on China-Canada Relations in Beijing. Amb. Qi Zhenhong, President of CIIS and Amb. John McCallum , Canadian Ambassador to China delivered the welcome remarks respectively. Dr. Ruan Zongze, Executive Vice President of CIIS chaired the opennig ceremony.

 

Over 40 China and Canada experts had in-depth exchange on China-Canada: Global Governance and Affairs, China-Canada: Bilateral Relations, Common Interests and Peacekeeping and Peace Support Operations. Ms. Xu Xueyuan, Deputy Director-General of the Department of North America and Oceanian Affairs of MFA, Amb. Lu Shumin, President of United Nations Association of China, Senior Colonel Zhou Bo, Director of the Center for Security Cooperation of the Office for International Military Cooperation, MOD, Prof. Paul Evans, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia and Prof. Brian Job at the the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia and other experts deliverd speeches the workshop.

 

Chinese participants mainly came from CIIS, National Defense University, China International Institute for Strategic Society, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Shanghai International Studies University, Sichuan University and Wuhan University. The Canadian delegation was composed of experts from the Institute of Asian Research of the University of British Columbia and the Royal Military College of Canada etc.