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The Second General Assembly of 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee and Forum on Smart Ocean

TIME:2022-04-22 20:04

On May 17-18, 2022, 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee (hereinafter referred to as “the Committee”) will host the Second General Assembly of 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee and Forum on Smart Ocean in collaboration with the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and Fuzhou Municipal People’s Government.

The event will invite members and advisers of the Committee, members of UCLG and Metropolis, officials of foreign embassies and consulates in China, representatives of international organizations, Fuzhou’s international friendship cities and cities of friendly exchanges and business community, as well as relevant experts and scholars of China and other countries. The General Assembly will include statutory meetings, the vote on the revised Charter, election of the new President, Co-Presidents and Secretary General, establishment of the Council, announcement of a list of new members and advisers, and reports on the Committee's work progress and plans for future. At the same time, the event will also include an activity themed “Stories Between the Committee and me”, which will review the Committee’s 5-year development by displaying photographs and short videos by members to share their stories with the Committee.

The Forum on Smart Ocean will invite guests to talk under the theme of “Marine Development Through Science and Technology” around topics, such as construction of marine big data platforms, modern marine agricultural technology, development of smart ocean industries, application of Internet of Things in ocean-related fields, etc. The participants’ discussions on the construction of “smart ocean” will jointly expand the marine development space with openness, cooperation, shared benefits and win-win result, and foster the marine economy of countries and regions involved in the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road.

We sincerely invite you to participate in the Second General Assembly of 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee and Forum on Smart Ocean. The event will be held in a hybrid form integrating online and in-person attendance. The languages are English and Chinese. To confirm your participation, please register on the Committee’s official website (

Should you have any question on the assembly and forum, please contact the Secretariat of 21st-Century Maritime Cooperation Committee at Tel: +86-591-83533101/83532970, Fax: +86-591-83531520, or Email:

We are looking forward to meeting you online!