Declaration on Int'l Science Communication Released at 3rd BRISCS
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By Staff Reporters
Committed to broadening the channels for international exchange and cooperation on science popularization and promoting the intensive sharing of science popularization resources, the 3rd Belt and Road International Science Communication Seminar (BRISCS) was held on December 16, 2021.
During the seminar, the Declaration on International Science Communication was jointly released by participants, aiming to strengthen cooperation between scientific research entities and science popularization institutions, along with promoting international engagement in youth science education.
Speaking at the seminar, Li Yong, deputy director-general of the Department of Science and Technology Talent and Popularization of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), called for joint efforts to enhance the public's scientific literacy, promote the sharing of scientific achievements and contribute to the building of a community with a shared future for humankind.
It is hoped that the seminar could help enhance mutual understanding and learning between people of all civilizations and contribute to the advance of science, technology and innovation along the Belt and Road, said Ruan Xiangping, senior counsel of the Department of International Cooperation of MOST.
BRISCS is a concrete step in the Belt and Road Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation Action Plan, with the aim of pooling resources, gathering views, exploring cooperation and promoting communication.
The seminar brought together 21 experts from 18 countries on four continents and more than 20 Chinese experts, who shared their views and experiences on science popularization.