CICETE Deputy Director General Zhang Yi attended the Re:Think Inaugural Conference for Innovation and Sustainable Development
On April 28th, CICETE Deputy Director General Zhang Yi attended the Re:Think Inaugural Conference for Innovation and Sustainable Development as well as the launching ceremony for the SPARK UNDP SDG Innovation Lab in Chengdu.
DDG Zhang Yi pointed out in his speech that, it’s high time to take profound thinking and concrete practices in achieving China’s second centenary goals. When facing the current COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, even more thinking and efforts should be made jointly throughout the world to conquer the difficulties. This conference centered on sustainable innovation, covering 4 specific topics including finance, science & technology, society and gender, all of which required in-depth thinking and corresponding actions. He expressed his vision that people from all walks of life should contribute their thoughts and talents through this platform for the sustainable development of innovation.
This conference is one of the activities supported under the UNDP SDG Innovation Pilot Project in Chengdu, which was designed to establish an international cooperation platform with in Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone to promote the innovation practices, international sustainable investment cooperation, South-South cooperation as well as communications with other countries.