Newsletter
Weather
Community
English home Forum Photo Gallery Features Newsletter Archive   About US Help Site Map
China
World
Opinion
Business
Sci-Edu
Culture/Life
Sports
Photos
 Services
- Newsletter
- Online Community
- China Biz Info
- News Archive
- Feedback
- Voices of Readers
- Weather Forecast
 RSS Feeds
- China 
- Business 
- World 
- Sci-Edu 
- Culture/Life 
- Sports 
- Photos 
- Most Popular 
- FM Briefings 
 Search
 About China
- China at a glance
- China in brief 2004
- Chinese history
- Constitution
- Laws & regulations
- CPC & state organs
- Ethnic minorities
- Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping




Home >> China
UPDATED: 11:51, June 23, 2007
Party school, Harvard organize joint forum
font size    

China's top college for senior Party officials and Harvard University jointly kicked off a forum Friday to scrutinize social development problems China is experiencing.

The two-day event was the first ever collaboration between the Central Party School (CPS) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Harvard.

The China Social Development Forum, attended by more than 50 scholars, will focus on social development problems such as health, education and housing, which the CPC views as the core content of building a harmonious socialist society.

"Through the forum, we can further mutual understanding, evolve better solutions and lay the foundations of future collaboration," said CPS vice president Wang Weiguang in his opening remarks.

"I hope the forum will achieve positive results which contribute to the building of China's harmonious society," he added.

Professor Barry Bloom, head of the Harvard School of Public Health, hoped the forum would mark the successful beginning of an informative and provocative dialogue "between scholars and policy makers of our two universities and countries."

"Social sector development is more than a means to an end," he said. "It is an end in itself."

He warned that there were concerns about the sustainability of China's rapid economic growth and its ability to cope with "a very complex set of challenges in social sector development".

"In an increasingly globalized world, China's development affects not only the 1.3 billion Chinese people, but also many more people the world over," he said.

To date, the CPS has established academic relations with more than 30 countries and regions across the world and hosted more than 30 bilateral and multilateral seminars on fields including politics, economy, law, history and culture.

Source: Xinhua


Comments on the story Comment on the story Recommend to friends Tell a friend Print friendly Version Print friendly format Save to disk Save this



"Olympic Games in My Heart" English Contest

   Recommendation
- Text Version
- RSS Feeds
- China Forum
- Newsletter
- People's Comment
- Most Popular
 Related News
Manufacturers, Exporters, Wholesalers - Global trade starts here.

Dic

Versions:
Copyright by People's Daily Online, all rights reserved