Conference on Cooperation in Higher Education in Asia-Pacific 2021 (APEC CCHE 2021) was held both online and offline in Vladivostok, Russia during September 2-4. This year’s Conference titled Ten Years Standing Together: Global Education Foresight was joined by over 140 eminent representatives in the education field from APEC economies and beyond to engage in a dialogue and work closely on offering insights into expanding and improving APEC educational partnerships.
APEC CCHE has been hosted by Far Eastern Federal University and supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the APEC Human Resources Development Working Group and the APEC Education Network.
Gathered to reach new partnerships, address the needs of the future, and unleash the potential of higher education, the participants of APEC CCHE 2021 have identified key perspectives for APEC cooperation in education and ways to strengthen regional and global education systems.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of APEC CCHE. Xu Ningsheng, President of Fudan University, also sent a congratulatory letter to the organizers of the Conference, expressing congratulations on the 10th anniversary of the Conference.
Shen Yi, Director of the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University, made introduction to the Center for BRICS Studies of Fudan University, especially the operation of BRICS Universities League since its initiation in 2013, and put forward suggestions for future cross-border educational cooperation during the “APEC-BRICS-G20: in Search for Areas of Convergence” session.
Dr. Zhou Zhenqiang, Associate Researcher of the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences of Fudan University, introduced the impacts of severe natural disasters caused by frequent record-breaking extreme ocean and climate events on people’s life and economic and social development in recent years, as well as the research findings on extreme ocean and climate events during the “UN Decade of Ocean Science: APEC Input” session.
For the past ten years, APEC CCHE has been committed to strengthening ties between educational institutions of Russia and Asia-Pacific economies. It has become a reliable platform for discussing latest educational trends and challenges facing the regional educational community, while offering a visionary framework for policymaking.
Presented by Fudan University Media Center
Writer: Wang Mengqi