Work together to build a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future

International Business News  –  On August 23, the 2022 China-ASEAN Educational Exchange Week kicked off. Guests from China, ASEAN countries and specially invited partner countries of the “Belt and Road” participated in the exchange week activities online and offline to jointly promote the building of a closer community of shared future.

Hand in hand, fruitful results. Since the establishment of the China-ASEAN Education Exchange Week mechanism 15 years ago, it has developed into the most typical inter-governmental educational cooperation platform between the two sides, and has become the platform with the highest degree of institutionalization, the greatest radiation influence and the most fruitful practical cooperation results in the China-ASEAN education field. Since the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, all parties have continued to carry out online and offline education cooperation through the exchange week, which has become a vivid epitome of China and ASEAN helping each other and overcoming difficulties together.

New starting point, new opportunities, new actions. With the entry into force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement and the accelerated implementation of the high-quality joint construction of the “Belt and Road”, China-ASEAN cooperation has reached a new historical starting point, and the educational cooperation between the two sides has ushered in a broader space. The theme of this year’s exchange week is “Building a Friendly Homeland and Creating a Colorful Future”, which is in line with the trend of the times for friendly cooperation between China and ASEAN. The two sides should further expand cooperation and deepen exchanges, and promote the building of a more innovative, inclusive and sustainable China-ASEAN education community.

To promote the construction of a more innovative, inclusive and sustainable China-ASEAN education community, it is necessary to jointly plan and formulate a vision for education development cooperation oriented to 2030, and jointly implement the agreements reached by the two sides in key areas such as talent training, joint scientific research, digital education, and people-to-people and cultural exchanges. Cooperation projects, continue to expand the scope of cooperation and participation, and strengthen the connection between the education chain, talent chain, industrial chain, and innovation chain. As the permanent host of the exchange week, Guizhou is also the main channel of the new land-sea corridor in western China, and an important node connecting the “Belt and Road”. It should continue to deepen pragmatic cooperation with ASEAN in various fields, and solidly promote education, culture, science and technology, and economic and trade cooperation to achieve better results. Lots of results.

Sail together in the same boat, and sail thousands of miles through the wind and waves. By insisting on jointly building a peaceful, peaceful, prosperous, beautiful and friendly homeland, and solidly promoting the construction of a more innovative, inclusive and sustainable China-ASEAN educational community, we will surely be able to paint a more colorful homeland.