Summary: BRICS political and cultural circles offer suggestions for BRICS people-to-people exchanges
Brasilia, 13 Nov (Xinhua) A review of BRICS political and cultural circles: BRICS people from political and cultural circles have offered suggestions and suggestions for BRICS people-to-people exchanges.
Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhou Xingzhu
On the 13th, the BRICS people-to-people Exchange Forum and the first BRICS documentary "Children and Honor" was held in Brasilia, Brazil. More than 200 participants from BRICS political, cultural and think tanks discussed the importance of people-to-people exchanges to BRICS cooperation and offered suggestions on the future direction of cooperation.
Bruno Araujo, chairman of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party, said that people-to-people exchanges are not only the cornerstone of BRICS cooperation, but also the common aspiration of the BRICS countries and the people of all countries in the world. The BRICS countries have unparalleled advantages in culture, science and technology, and education, and BRICS people-to-people exchanges and cooperation have a broader space and a bright future.
Zhao Jianguo, director of the International Communication Bureau of the Information Office of the State Council of China, said that strengthening people-to-people exchanges and building the third pillar of BRICS cooperation is the consensus of the leaders of the five BRICS countries. The BRICS countries should persist in learning from each other, show the beauty of BRICS civilization to the world, solve development problems with the wisdom of BRICS civilization, and let civilizations blend and tighten the ties of understanding and friendship.
Pinato, chairman of the Brazilian Congressional Front of Brazil-China and the BRICS Congressman Front, said that the BRICS countries are not only a mechanism between the five countries, but also a group capable of influencing the world. People-to-people exchanges among the BRICS countries are an important part of the cooperation between the five countries. In sports, Brazil has a large number of players playing in other BRICS countries. In the tourism sector, the Brazilian government is working to relax visa policies to attract more foreign tourists, including the BRICS countries.
Hu Bing, deputy director of the State Administration of Cultural relics of China, believes that cultural heritage is an important part of people-to-people exchanges among the BRICS countries. On the basis of the existing solid cooperation, all countries should make overall planning, make good use of the cooperation platform, expand the scope of cultural relics exhibitions, promote cultural relics protection projects, promote exchanges among units in the field of cultural heritage, and strengthen the safety management of cultural heritage. To jointly crack down on the smuggling of cultural relics.
Enrique Welva, vice president of the University of Brasilia and dean of the Confucius Institute of the University of Brasilia, said: academic exchanges can ensure the strong promotion of scientific and technological cooperation, and the BRICS countries have achieved fruitful results in academic exchanges and cooperation in recent years. Various countries have jointly carried out academic research, and the number of academic papers published has increased, and institutions of higher learning will also enhance their exchanges in the form of translated articles.
Srikanta Kundapali, director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Nehru University in India, said that the BRICS countries have great potential in the field of people-to-people exchanges. Countries can deepen cooperation in media, museum management, language learning, sports, tourism, literary books, think tanks, historical archaeology, and so on.
Sandeka Dabata, a researcher at the South African Human Sciences Research Council, points out that people-to-people exchanges are often referred to as soft diplomacy, and in some areas they can often achieve effects that government exchanges cannot achieve. The BRICS countries, especially China, have played a very active role in promoting agricultural development in South Africa, and cultural exchanges should also receive more attention in future cooperation.
Lu Chuan, director-in-chief of the BRICS documentary Children and Glory, says BRICS cooperation can have an amazing effect not only on economic exchanges, but also on cultural exchanges.