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Build a sharing platform to enhance public scientific quality——The World Conference on promoting public scientific literacy opened in Beijing.

Publish Time:1818-09-17    Views:39

Build a sharing platform to enhance public scientific quality——The World Conference on promoting public scientific literacy opened in Beijing.


On September 17, 2018, the world public scientific literacy promotion conference opened in Beijing on the morning of 17. With the theme of "scientific literacy and community of shared destiny for mankind", 29 special forums were set up, including "science education and human future", "environmental literacy promoting ecological civilization construction", "health literacy promoting disease prevention and control".


 



At the opening ceremony of the conference, Wang Huning, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Central Secretariat, attended the letter of congratulations from President Xi Jinping and delivered a speech. Wang Huning said that President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to fully affirm the importance of this Conference and highly appraised the important role of enhancing the quality of Public Science in building the community of human destiny, which reflected the enhancement of public scientific quality. We attach great importance to it. President Xi Jinping has always attached great importance to technological innovation and scientific and technological undertakings. He stressed that technological innovation depends on the improvement of the scientific quality of the public. We should place science popularization in the same important position as scientific and technological innovation, popularize scientific knowledge, carry forward the scientific spirit, disseminate scientific thinking and advocate scientific methods. China attaches great importance to the popularization of science and technology, and has promulgated the law on popularization of science and technology, providing convenient science popularization services for the Chinese people.



Dong Henggang, general manager of Jiusi Education Technology Co., Ltd., was invited to attend the meeting


In addition, the staff read out a congratulatory letter from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Wan Gang, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, moez chakchouk, assistant director general of information and Communication Department of UNESCO, Chen Hongbing, head of China Office of WIPO, and Marlene, chairman of the Federation of world engineering organizations Kanga) addressed the opening ceremony.





China Association for science and technology is the initiator of the conference. More than 1000 representatives from international organizations, government agencies, science and technology non-governmental organizations, scientific communication industry organizations or institutions, universities and research institutions, as well as management personnel, experts, scholars and celebrities from the fields of science and technology, education, industry and Commerce attended the conference.



Sir Martin Polyakov, member of the Royal Academy of engineering and professor of Nottingham University





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