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The First Innovation Training Base of the GDPC Opens in Xiamen
Time: 2023-01-17

An inaugural ceremony was held on the morning of January 16 in Xiamen for the first innovation training base of the Global Development Promotion Center (GDPC). The Innovation Training Base is located at the BRICS PartNIR Innovation Center (BPIC).

The Global Development Promotion Center (GDPC), which opened on November 12, 2022, is based at the China International Development Cooperation Agency. The GDPC serves a platform foar allocating resources, coordinating actions, pooling ideas and promoting visions in response to General-Secretary Xi Jinping’s Global Development Initiative. The BRICS PartNIR Innovation Center (BPIC), in adherence to the BRICS spirit of openness, inclusiveness and mutually beneficial cooperation, is dedicated to promoting technological advancement, economic prosperity and social development. As such, the BPIC is in perfect accord with China’s vision for international development cooperation and with the mission and tasks of the Global Development Initiative.

Thus, the Innovation Training Base, affiliated with the BPIC, is primarily targeted at the “Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative” and is intended to strengthen the exchange of governance experience and sharing of development knowledge and to enhance capacity building for developing countries to achieve the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The official inauguration of the Innovation Training Base represents a significant early outcome of the efforts to consolidate the Global Development Initiative. Focused on development themes, the Innovation Training Base will be dedicated to tapping regional advantages, unleashing new impetus for growth and adding more substance to the Global Development Initiative.