On 21 September 2017, the consultations on personnel issues were held in Beijing between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and the People’s Republic of China at the level of leadership of respective departments. Mr. Yurii Yarmilko, the Director-General of the Human Resources Department, led the Ukrainian delegation. Mr. Cao Zhongming, the Director-General of the Department of Personnel, headed the Chinese delegation.
In the course of consultations, the two Sides have discussed a wide range of topical issues of mutual interest, specifically: the structures of the two countries’ Foreign Offices, the principles of personnel policy management, the system of diplomatic personnel recruitment and training, conditions for their career promotion etc.
The two Sides have outlined the usefulness of such practices of experience sharing between their Ministries of Foreign Affairs in the field of human resources. They have expressed their mutual interest in furthering such bilateral cooperation.