On June 18, 2021, a delegation consisting of 15 journalists from 9 Chinese mainstream media and 39 journalists from 22 foreign media visited CELAP, as part of an effort to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. The activity was organized by the State Council Information Office. Chen Wenjun, head of the Press Bureau of the State Council Information Office (SCIO) and spokesperson of the SCIO, moderated the press conference between CELAP leaders and the visiting journalists.
At the press conference, Prof. Cao Wenze, on behalf of CELAP, extended a warm welcome to the journalists before introducing the background, history and features of the academy. The members of CELAP leadership answered questions from the journalists. During the visit, the journalists experienced how interview-based teaching was carried out for the course titled “The Belt and Road Initiative and Cross-Cultural Exchange”. As part of their tour around the CELAP campus, the journalists visited the Themed Classroom for Pudong’s Development and Opening-up, and CELAP’s teaching buildings. They also attended an on-site class at the Zhangjiang Artificial Intelligence Pavilion together with the participants, and interviewed some teachers and participants of the academy.
Press conference with Domestic and foreign journalists
Chen Wenjun, Head of the Press Bureau of the State Council Information Office (SCIO) and spokesperson of the SCIO
Cao Wenze, Executive Vice President of CELAP
Zheng Jinzhou, Vice President of CELAP
Xiong Yun, Vice President of CELAP
Liu Jingbei, Vice President of CELAP
Zhang Shengxin, Member of the Executive Committee
Song Jin, Member of the Executive Committee
Xiao Bingnan, Member of the Executive Committee
Press conference with domestic and foreign journalists
The journalists attended a class at CELAP as observers
The journalists listened to explanation by a sand table
The journalists attended an on-site class as observers.
The journalists interviewed CELAP teachers and participants
The journalists interviewed CELAP teachers and participants during a site visit.