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Representatives from CIUL attended the 12th Confucius Institute Conference

Representatives from CIUL attended the 12th Confucius Institute Conference

2017年12月12日至13日,拉大孔院理事长亚尼斯 伊克斯顿思教授、拉方院长贝德高教授、中方院长尚劝余教授一行出席了第十二届孔子学院大会。



On December 12 – 13, 2017, Chairman of CIUL Council Prof Janis Ikstens, Latvian Director Prof Peteris Pildegovics and Chinese Director Prof Shang Quanyu attended the 12th Confucius Institute Conference.

The conference was held in Xi’an, which is sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters and Shaanxi Provincial Government, and organized by Education Department of Shaanxi Province and Xi’an Minicipal Gorvernment. About 2500 representatives from 146 countries, including rectors of universities and directors of Confucius Institutes-Confucius Classrooms participated in the conference. Minister of Education Mr Chen Baosheng presided the opening ceremony, Vice Premier Madam Liu Yandong gave the keynote speech, Governor of Shaanxi Provincial Government Mr Hu Heping gave welcome remarks.

The conference includes Conference Forum “Development of Confucius Institutes and Building of a Community of Shared Future for Mankind”, Directors’ Forums and Presidents’ Forum. Three representatives from Confucius Institute at University of Latvia, in addition to attending the forums, also made interaction with representatives from South China Normal University, Confucius Institute at University of Reunion and Confucius Institute in Coquitlam, which will be tremendously instrumental to the development of Confucius Institute at University of Latvia.





















































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