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The Institute of International Disputes Prevention and Settlement, Beijing Institute of Technology Established

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    Translator:  News Agency of BIT, Zhuang Chunyu

    Editor:  News Agency of BIT

  

  On May 24th, the unveiling ceremony and special report meeting of the Institute of International Disputes Prevention and Settlement, Beijing Institute of Technology (IIDPS) was held in the lecture hall of Building 7, Zhongguancun Campus. Professor Zhang Yuexi, former Chairman of the World Trade Organization Appellate Body, Zhao Ai, Director of the Regional Development Department of the National Development and Reform Commission (the Office of the Leading Group for Promoting the Construction of the Belt and Road), Yan Weige, Deputy Director of the Department of Humanities and Education, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China Academy of Engineering Academician Wang Huaming, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Zhou Zhicheng, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Du Yanliang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Yang Yuanxi, former Dean of the School of Law of the University of International Business and Economics, Professor Shen Sibao, Vice Chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Lu Pengqi, Personnel Department of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Minister Xu Baolin were invited to attend. More than 120 experts and scholars from the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Justice, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Tsinghua University and Peking University attended the meeting. Zhao Changlu, secretary of the Party Committee of Beijing Institute of Technology, and Zhang Jun, president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, attended the meeting. Yang Zhihong, deputy secretary of the party committee and secretary of the Disciplinary Committee, presided over the meeting.

  At the unveiling ceremony, Zhang Jun, Yan Weige and Lu Pengqi delivered speeches respectively, congratulated the establishment of the Institute of International Disputes Prevention and Settlement, Beijing Institute of Technology, and put forward some suggestions for the future work of the institute.

  The Institute of International Disputes Prevention and Settlement (IIDPS) is a research and teaching institution jointly established by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Beijing Institute of Technology. The Institute is committed to serving the “Belt and Road Initiative”, providing think-tank support for national and international organizations in the field of prevention and settlement of commercial disputes, risk control and dispute resolution schemes for relevant industries, and cultivating high-level talents for countries along the Belt and Road route.

  At this meeting, Liu Chao, Vice Minister of Legal Affairs of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Professor Li Shouping, Dean of the School of Law of Beijing Institute of Technology and Academician of the International Academy of Astronautics, signed a cooperation agreement on behalf of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Beijing Institute of Technology.

  Subsequently, the guests jointly unveiled the IIDPS and opened the official website.

  The IIDPS also hired 40 well-known domestic experts including 6 academicians as members of the advisory committee of experts. Among them, Academician Zhang Jun, President of Beijing Institute of Technology, Gao Yan, President of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and Professor Zhang Yuexi, former Chairman of the Appeals Body of the World Trade Organization, jointly served as the chairman of the Institute's Expert Advisory Committee. At the unveiling ceremony, Academician Zhang Jun, Chairman of the Expert Advisory Committee, Professor Zhang Yuexi and Vice Chairman Lu Pengqi, Vice President and Professor Shen Sibao jointly issued letters of appointment for the members of the Advisory Committee of the Experts.

  In addition, “Belt and Road” country law research series republished by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade were released in the unveilling ceremony. Liu Chao, deputy director of the Legal Affairs Department of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, introduced the release of the new book, and donated books to the School of Law of Beijing Institute of Technology.

  In the special report session after the opening ceremony, Zhao Ai, Director of the Regional Development Department of the National Development and Reform Commission (the Office of the Leading Group for Promoting the Construction of the “Belt and Road”), the former Vice President of the People’s Court of the Supreme People’s Court, and the Chinese Society Liu Jingdong, a professor at the Institute of International Law of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Liu Chao, deputy director of the Legal Affairs Department of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, respectively, made reports titled "promotion of the work of the "Belt and Road" work, "the construction of the "Belt and Road" and the International Commercial Court" and "the construction of the Belt and Road" and international organization for International Disputes Prevention and Settlement”.

  In the end, Professor Zhang Yuexi, said in her concluding remarks that the establishment of the IIDPS of Beijing Institute of Technology would bring together top talent at home and abroad, and build a legal think tank for the “Belt and Road”.

  The successful holding of this unveiling ceremony marks the official establishment of the IIDPS of Beijing Institute of Technology. In the future, the institute will cooperate with the society to promote the cooperation of “the Belt and the Road” and make contribution to the intimate community of shared destiny.

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