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Dialogue Between ICEE and COSDF Special Fund Preparation Group for the Research Institute of China’s Science, Technology and Education Policy

  • Published: Aug 10, 2022
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On July 1, 2022, UNESCO International Centre for Engineering Education (ICEE) held a meeting with the Special Fund Preparation Group for the Research Institute of China’s Science, Technology and Education Policy of the China Overseas-Educated Scholars Development Foundation (COSDF) (“the Special Fund Preparation Group”) at Tsinghua Science Park. Many leaders have attended the meeting, including Prof. WANG Sunyu, Deputy Director and Secretary General of ICEE, SHEN Ye, Assistant to Secretary General of ICEE and Secretary General of the Global Corporate Partnership Board of ICEE, and ZHANG Xiaobin, Head of the Special Fund Preparation Group, and Director of the Expert Advisory Board of Social Responsibility Committee of China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (CASME).

Prof. WANG Sunyu introduced ICEE and elaborated on the UNESCO Engineering Report II titled Engineering for Sustainable Development, which was released by UNESCO on the World Engineering Day on March 4, 2021. SHEN Ye emphasized the importance of joint efforts of enterprises, universities, and research institutes, and recognized the positive role played by ICEE's global partners in this regard, including China Academy of Space Technology, China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd., XuetangX, Beijing Yuke Future Intelligence Technology Co., Ltd. (Yuke Future). She also expressed the willingness to join hands with the Special Fund Preparation Group to promote innovation in international engineering education and explore practical and effective ways and projects of cooperation.

At the Meeting

ZHANG Xiaobin said that the Special Fund Preparation Group focused on the public welfare projects in the fields such as rural revitalization and social responsibility of small and medium enterprises. He also hoped to work together with ICEE to innovate the training model of engineers and promote the development of engineering education.

Other experts were also present at the meeting, including ZHOU Ying, Deputy Head of the Special Fund Preparation Group, and Executive Director of CASME Expert Advisory Board of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, WANG Qun, Secretary General of the Special Fund Preparation Group, and Deputy Secretary General of Beijing Jing Nong Public Welfare Foundation, and LI Chao from the Global Corporate Partnership Board of ICEE.