On the afternoon of May 24, the Beijing Language and Culture University African Research Center was inaugurated.
Liu Li, President of the BLCU, said that relying on the rich cooperation channels with African higher education institutions, BLCU has given full play to its advantages in the field of human exchange and established the African research center. Since the establishment of the BLCU African Research Center, it has served as an important window and platform to serve China-Africa cooperation and deepen the traditional friendship between China and Africa. Closely surrounding the "the belt and road" initiative, it has made scientific research work, think tank construction and cultural exchange as key areas, continuously deepening educational exchanges and cooperation with African countries. It will better serve the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China radio international, African missions in China and their cultural and educational institutions. It will adhere to the principles of consultation, co-construction and sharing, increase the training of specialized personnel in "the belt and road" initiative and provide the talent foundation and emotional ties for the construction of the human destiny community.
BLCU African research center is a research center of colleges and universities directly under the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China certified by the national and regional research center research institute of the Ministry of Education in 2018. Guided by the national "the belt and road" initiative in the new era and guided by the principle of " strengthening China-Africa friendship and serving China-Africa cooperation", the center will strive to turn it into an information communication platform for China-Africa cooperation and exchange.