Wednesday, 09 November 2011 23:23

China, Africa Launch Think Tank Forum

Hangzhou — China and Africa have taken another step to strengthen relations with the launch of a forum to promote research and exchanges among think tanks from both places.

Representatives of think tanks, political and business leaders from China and 27 African countries gathered in the Chinese cities of Hangzhou and Jinhua at the end of October for the first meeting of the China-Africa Think Tank Forum (CATTF). The new forum establishes a mechanism for Chinese and African think tanks to exchange ideas and conduct cooperative work toward deeper understanding of China-African relations.

Held under the theme "Sino-African Relations in the Second Decade of the New Century", the meeting reviewed the achievements of the development of Sino-African relations in the past decade, analysed the existing problems and challenges facing current Sino-African relations and the outlook for development and areas of potential innovation in the next decade.

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