On October 14, the opening ceremony of the New Youth Class of the 2022 New Youth Global Competency Development Program was held online and offline at the conference hall of the China Education Association for International Exchange. Hu Xinli, the New Youth class instructor of SCMZU, and all students participated online.
Established by the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education of PRC, the New Youth Global Competency Talents Plan is aimed to innovate the talent training mode and speed up the nurturing of high-level international talents with a global vision, international communication ability, and global competitiveness. A total of 59 colleges and universities in China were selected in the first batch, including SCMZU.
Wang Yongli, Secretary General of CEAIE, gave a speech at the opening ceremony, hoping that all members follow the historical trend, continuously improve the New Youth program and develop it sustainably in the long run. Ma Yansheng, convenor of the Expert Steering Committee, noted the core qualities that Chinese youth in the new era need to be equipped with, which are patriotism, international vision, cross-cultural communication skills, professional expertise, and foreign language proficiency. Zhou Jian, Secretary of the Party Committee of North China Electric Power University, and Professor Wang Yong from the School of International Studies of Peking University affirmed the achievements of the program and expected the young to make greater contributions in the future.
Personal experiences of global competency training were then shared by Du Peng, Vice President of the Renmin University of China, Zheng Qinghua, Executive Vice President of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Zhao Yutao, Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of Jiangsu University, and Zhang Liping, Assistant to the President of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.
Hu Xinli, the New Youth class instructor spoke as a representative of the class instructors. She said that SCMZU greatly valued the cultivation of global governance talents and pooled strength to implement the program, helping the young cultivate patriotism, develop international vision, and improve competitiveness worldwide.
Hu Xinli delivers a speech
Photo by the School of Public Administration
Edited by Liu Hong Reviewed by Pan Wenjun