Gao Xiang, president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and secretary of the leading Party members’ group at CASS, led a delegation on a visit to Italy, Greece, and Cyprus from Sept. 17 to 26. The visit was at the invitation of the EURISPES–Institute for Political, Social and Economic Studies in Italy, the Academy of Athens in Greece, and the European University Cyprus (EUC). The purpose was to deepen cooperation with the three nations in the humanities and social sciences, introduce and promote the Global Civilization Initiative and the Belt and Road Initiative, advance civilizational exchanges and mutual learning, and accelerate the development of overseas centres of China studies under the supervision of CASS. With fruitful results achieved, the delegation’s visit was a remarkable success.
The CASS delegation attends the Forum on “Italy and China in a Changing World” Photo: BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, CASS
CASS President Gao Xiang and EUC President Andreas Efstathiou inaugurate the Centre of China Studies Between the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and European University Cyprus (CASS-EUC CCS) after signing the agreement on jointly building the centre Photo: BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, CASS
CASS President Gao Xiang and President of the Academy of Athens Michalis Stathopoulos exchange the Agreement on Scientific Co-operation Between the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Academy of Athens Photo: BUREAU OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, CASS