On 28th March 2012 in Sanya, province Hainan, the first meeting of the Subcommission on Cooperation in the field of Education of the Intergovernmental Commission on Cooperation has took place.
The Subcommission approved the Plan ofpriority measures for the development of Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in education for 2012-2014, which includes mutual dynamic projects and measures for improving the legal base oftwo countries in the field of education, exchange of information and experience onthe development of education and science, as well as support for Ukrainianlanguage in China and Chinese language in Ukraine.
Mr. Yevhen Sulima, Head of Ukrainian delegation, First Deputy-Minister for Educationand Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine, and Mr. Hao Pin, Head of Chinese delegation, Deputy-Minister for Education of the People’s Republic of China, have signed renewed Agreement on cooperation in the field of Education. Under the provisions of this Agreement a number of grants provided by one party to the students of other party will be increased four times.
H.E. Yurii Kostenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to China, took part in the work of the Subcommission.
In the framework of the Subcommission an Ukrainian-Chinese Forum of Rectors was also held. During the Forum representatives of more than 30 universities from both states have discussed ways of further dynamic development of inter-university cooperation.