Cooperation framework between China and Central and Eastern European Countries (17+1)

Cooperation framework between China and 17 Central and Eastern European Countries (also known as China-CEEC 17+1) http://www.china-ceec.org/eng/ was established in 2012 on the initiative of China. The platform aims to strengthen and expand cooperation in economy and trade, culture, education, agriculture, transport, tourism, science and technology, health, local exchange, youth and other fields between China and 17 countries of Central and Eastern Europe – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

The first Ministerial Forum on Cultural Cooperation between China and CEEC was held in Beijing in 2013 and is organized every two years in partnering countries: Sofia, (2015) https://china-ceec.kultura.gov.mk/media/1901/sofia-declaration.pdf, Hangdzou (2017) https://china-ceec.kultura.gov.mk/media/1899/hangzhou-declaration.pdf, Skopje (2019) https://china-ceec.kultura.gov.mk/media/1909/skopje-declaration.pdf).

The Coordination Centre for Cultural Cooperation between China and CEEC in Skopje, the Republic of North Macedonia, was opened on 1st March 2018, pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding between China and CEEC signed in Hangdzou in 2017. Website of the Centre: https://china-ceec.kultura.gov.mk/

 

Last updated: 02-01-2020