The 32nd CIIS-JIIA Dialogue Held at CIIS

CIIS | 作者: CIIS | 时间: 2018-11-13 | 责编: 王嘉
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On Novmber 8, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) and Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) co-hosted the 32nd CIIS-JIIA Dialogue in Beijing. Amb. Qi Zhenhong, President of CIIS and, Amb. Yasunori NAKAYAMA, Acting Director General of JIIA delivered the opening remarks. Dr. Rong Ying, Vice President of CIIS, chaired the meeting.


About 20 Chinese and Japanese scholars from CIIS, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Renmin University of China, JIIA, and The University of Tokyo attended the conference. The two sides had in-depth discussions on various topics including China-US relations, US-Japan relations, the characteristics of China-Japan relations in the new era, and the prospects for pragmatic cooperation between China and Japan.


In his remarks, Amb. Qi pointed out that this year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the China-Japan Treaty of Peace and Friendship and that the bilateral relations is at a historal turning point. China and Japan are close neighbors and a long-term healthy and stable bilateral relations is in the fundamental interests of the two peoples and important to the regional and the international community as well. The two countries should set long-term goals of developing the China-Japan strategic relationship of mutual benefits, solidly promote pragmatic cooperation in an innovative manner, and manage differences properly.


The CIIS-JIIA Dialogue is a yearly bilateral exchange mechanism between CIIS and JIIA. The two institutes take turns to hold the meeting. Since the first meeting in 1985, this mechanism has lasted for 32 years.