The Seminar on “Renovation of Urban Shantytowns of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road” at Beijing
Supported by the Office of the Leading Group for the Belt and Road Initiative (the B&R Office) and China Development Bank (CDB), the seminar was co-organized by Silk-Road Planning Research Center (S-PRC), the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), United Cities and Local Governments ASPAC (UCLG ASPAC), Institute for One Belt-One Road Strategies of Tsinghua University and the Bank of Beijing. Mr.Chenyuan, Chairman of the Silk-Road President of Chinese Pepole’s Planning Research Centre,Vice chairman of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and Mr. Song Jingwu, vice-president of CPAFFC attended the meeting and delivered the speech.
Over the past 40 years since China’s reform and opening up, China has achieved a lot in city renovation and is recognized by the countries along the belt and the road. The seminar focused on renovation of urban shantytowns, providing a platform for mutual learning and idea changing. The meeting was concluded by signature of the "Initiative for Cooperation in Urban Shantytown Renovation of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road" consensus.