From September 28th to 30th, at the invitation of President of National Mineral Resources University, President Zhao Jinzhou participated in UNESCO “2016 Resource Sustainable Development - Global University Presidents Forum”, held in National Mineral Resources University. Zhao Jinzhou also met with the presidents of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) and National Mineral Resources University.
While talking to the president of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Zhao Jinzhou looked back on the trip there in May this year and expressed thanks to the warm reception of the president. Both made further discussions on the details of the draft cooperation agreement. The president spoke highly of the communication and friendship established between the two universities, and said it should be continued to advance exchanges and cooperation in many areas.
While talking to the president of National Mineral Resources University, Zhao Jinzhou expressed thanks to the warm invitation of the president and introduced the basic situation, geo-advantages, and the achievements in the key characteristic discipline of our university. The president extended a warm welcome to Zhao Jinzhou. He said the cooperation between the two universities corresponded to each other with a high degree in the fields of development strategies, major setup, talent cultivation and international scientific research cooperation.
The theme of this forum was “natural resources and sustainable development: global challenge and expectation”, focused on the discussion of “scientific and technology innovation of mining industry and sustainable development”, “further processing and efficient utilization of natural resources”, “resource exploitation and environment protection”, “the new challenges of universities in sustainable development”. There were universities presidents from more than 50 countries attending the forum this time.
Delegates discussed the issues on “the basic requirements and tendency of the higher education of energy and mining industry”, “developing the education of energy and mining industry and improving talents skills”, “the requirements of modern professional engineers”, “how to take full advantage of global energy and mining industry universities’ advantages, to create conditions of effective communication for students and teachers, to improve the quality of professional talents and to extend the international cooperation research fields”.
Dai lei, Vice Director of the Office of International Affairs, and Wang Guiquan, Associate Professor of Foreign Language School, attended the forum with President Zhao Jinzhou.
At the forum
President of National Mineral Resources University putting the university badge on President Zhao Jinzhou