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Director of International Centre for UNESCO ASPnet Visited ICHEI

September 5, 2019
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On September 3, 2019, Dr. ZHOU Xiaoxia, Director of International Centre for UNESCO ASPnet (ICUA) and representatives of the Education Department of Hainan Province visited ICHEI. Professor LI Ming, Director of ICHEI and Prof. HAN Wei, Executive Deputy Director of ICHEI received the guests.

Director ZHOU Xiaoxia introduced the establishment of ICUA as well as some challenges that ICUA is facing, then she expressed her interest to share experience with ICHEI in institutional development and project implementation. Prof. LI Ming welcomed the guests and shared the experience of ICHEI in establishment, team structure, the cooperation mode among ICHEI, Southern University of Science and Technology and ICT enterprises.

Prof. LI Ming invited Director ZHOU and other specialists in ICUA to participate in the activities held by ICHEI. He also mentioned that since ICUA and ICHEI are both Category 2 centres under the auspices of UNESCO, it’s necessary for both sides to deepen and expand practical cooperation and join hands together to make contributions to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 4 (UN SDG4).

Group photo of ICUA and ICHEI

On April 13, 2018, the establishment of a UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) International Centre in Sanya, China was announced at the 204th session of the Executive Board of UNESCO. The centre aims to contribute to achieving SDG4 through knowledge production, capacity-building, technical support and information sharing.