The 21st Century Maritime Cooperation Committee (21CMCC) was initiated by Fuzhou Municipality in UCLG ASPAC. It was officially approved at the 2017 UCLG ASPAC Executive Bureau Meeting held in Catbalogan, Philippines on April 6, 2017, and it was officially unveiled and published at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held in Beijing on May 14, 2017. The site and secretariat of the committee are permanently located in Fuzhou.
- To Build a Platform
Based in UCLG ASPAC, the committee will work with major cities and local governments in Asia-Pacific and the world at large to jointly build the 21st Century Maritime Cooperation Centre, to set up the effective dialogue and linkage mechanism, and to serve as a platform to share ideas and practices on maritime cooperation for cities and local governments in Asia-Pacific and the world at large.
- To Integrate Resources
The committee will implement a batch of key projects with the involvement of different parties and take overall consideration of cooperation in marine science and technology and protection of marine resources. With the participation of the members of UCLG ASPAC and international partners in the activities of the committee, the committee will absorb and integrate the project resources in Asia-Pacific and the world at large and enrich the construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
- To Promote Exchanges
The committee will deepen cooperation in fields of marine fisheries, marine conservation, waterway security, port as well as disaster prevention and relief, focus on industries including marine aquaculture, fishing, aquatic products processing, marine engineering equipment, new energy and renewable energy, desalination, marine biopharmaceutical, environmental protection and maritime tourism, and jointly build Marine Economy Demonstration Zone, Marine Science and Technological Park, Marine Resort and Marine Professionals Training Centre. It will strengthen exchanges and cooperation on maritime cooperation among cities and local governments in Asia-Pacific and the world at large.
- To Offer Advices and Suggestions
In order to provide cities and local governments in Asia-Pacific and the world at large with practical advices and suggestions on maritime cooperation, the committee will strengthen subject research on maritime cooperation, compile and publish theoretical study results, and enhance the scientific and technological innovation capacity of the members in common.
- To Build a Platform
For more information, please contact: secretariat_21CMCC@163.com.
The 21st Century Maritime Cooperation Committee (21CMCC), led by the city of Fuzhou, has scheduled various workshops in 2020. Although further confirmation is needed, below information can still present the scope of work this committee envisages. Global Fisheries Communication and Cooperation...