The official opening ceremony of the China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center took place on November 24th in Beijing under the title “Inauguration of China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center”. MEE Minister HUANG Runqiu and Assistant Minister of MFA DENG Li attended the event. Vice Minister of MEE Zhao Yingmin moderated the event. At the invitation of FECO, the project also took part in the ceremony, alongside ambassadors from various African and European countries. With the inauguration of the center, the initiative announced by President Xi Jinping in 2018 for environmental cooperation between China and Africa is to be implemented.
On November 25th, the “China-Africa Youth Roundtable on Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation” also took place. Alexander Fisher gave a key-note speech.
Inauguration of China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Center Picture Credit: MEE
China-Africa Youth Roundtable on Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation Picture Credit: FECO