The China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) launched a seminar to train its foreign affairs officers in China’s capital city Beijing on March 15-17, 2023.
The seminar included a high-level interpretation of the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and a systematic and comprehensive analysis of foreign affairs work.
The seminar was meticulously crafted with a deep insight to build CAST a new highland to gather sci-tech talents, maintain closer people-to-people ties, and conduct more scientific and humanity exchanges and cooperation with overseas corresponding organizations.
Luo Hui, member of the leading Party members group and director general of the Department of International Affairs (Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Exchange Office) of CAST addressed the opening ceremony.
Luo noted that the seminar aimed to strengthen the modernization and standardization of its foreign affairs management system and improve the work competence of responsible officers.
Luo added that CAST would stay committed to establishing a foreign affairs officers team with strict discipline, great political awareness and highly commended professionalism.
The 3-day seminar consisted of 6 policy interpretation sessions, 7 situation simulation sessions, two-way communication workshop, and group discussions.
Responsible personnel from the CPC Central Committee and state organs, and experts from relevant fields delivered thematic reports and gave their suggestions.
The heads of the divisions of the Department of International Affairs of CAST elaborated on their responsible programs and had in-depth discussions with the trainees.
The trainees were awarded certificates at the closing ceremony and they recognized the seminar targets-focused and with distinct characteristics.
Sponsored by CAST, the seminar was organized by the CAST Center for Professional Training and Services and the China Association for International Science and Technology Cooperation (CAISTC), and attracted 130 plus foreign affairs officers from the administrative departments and functioning institutions of CAST, associations for science and technology at provincial levels and national societies to take part.
Tag: Department of International Affairs, Talent Cultivation