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Iamveryexcitedtosee the photoofyourself handinhandwithChina’sFirst

LadyMadamPengLiyuaninXiamenduringthe BRICS Summit4-5September

2017forawardingUNESCOGirls& Women'sEducationPrize.

I watchedthe culturalgalaoftheBRICSSummitonCCTVandwasvery

impressedthatChinaPresidentXiJinpingandFirstLadyPengLiyuanstretched

outtoshakehandswithyou.Youwere theonlyoneonthesecondrowofVIPs

thattheyshookhandswith.

Thereislittle doubtthatyour relationswiththe Chinesetopleadersisexcellent

at bothofficialandpersonallevel.


theChineseleadershipforUNESCOtoproactivelyadvancetheeconomicand

socialdevelopmentofthedevelopingworldthroughthevisionary“OneBelt

OneRoad”(OBOR)Initiative.

ThoughOBORisChina’scontributiontothedevelopingworld,OBORisnow

co-ownedbyover100Southcountries,developedcountries,intergovernmental

agenciesandnon-governmentorganisations.I termOBORthesignatureagenda

fortheworld’sfirstDevelopmentRevolution.IfOBORsucceeds,theUN

SDGswillsucceedforSouthcountries.

Youwill recallIwrotetoyouon7October2015aboutstrengthening

UNESCO/China relationsonSouth-SouthCooperation.The exchangeof

correspondenceisinANNEXNo1foreaseofreference.

ThoughI amnotawareofanydevelopmentonmy2015suggestion,I havenot

beenidle.ISTIC hassignedMOUswithtwosister UNESCOCategory2

CentresinChina,namelytheInternationalKnowledgeCentreforEngineering,

ScienceandTechnology(IKCEST)andthe InternationalCentreforEngineering

Education.

Above all,theAcademyofEngineeringandTechnologyoftheDeveloping

World(AETDEW)whosesecretariatisISTIC hasbeenactivelypromotingthe

humanresourcescapacitydevelopmentunder theOBOR Initiative.Withthe

helpofAETDEWFellowsinChina,AETDEWmetwiththeInternational

CooperationCentreofChinaNationalDevelopmentandReformCommission

(ICC-NDRC)on4July2017inBeijing.Besidesmyself,AETDEWwas

representedbyAETDEWCouncilmembers,Dr.EltayebMustafaofSudanand

Professor ManzoorSoomroofPakistan.AETDEW’sofferofthenetworksof

our150Fellowsthroughoutthedevelopingworldfor OBORhumanresources

capacitydevelopmentprogramswasverywellreceivedbyICC-NDRC.The

proposaltosignaMOUbetweenICC/NDRCandAETDEWwasmooted.

IwillbeinBeijingon25September2017tomeetICC-NDRCagainto

progresstheMOUandtodiscussgenuinecollaborationprojects,namelythe

settingupofOBORMaintenanceofInfrastructureTrainingCentresinOBOR

countries,startingwith"proofofconcepttrainingcentres"inPakistan,

Myanmar,Sudan,Nigeria,KenyaandMalaysiain2018.ISTICalsooffertobe

thecoordinating centre for all ICC-NDRCcollaborativeprojects.Iattachthe

exchangeofcorrespondencebetweenAETDEWwithICC-NDRCinANNEX

No.2.

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I alsoattachtheproposedMOUinANNEXNo.3.The projectsenvisagedin

theMOUandlistedbelowarethepriorityagendasuccessfullycarriedout

byISTICsinceitsestablishmentin2008.

”(1)“OneBeltOneRoadFusionofCivilizations”curriculumdesignfor

schoolsalong“OneBeltOneRoad(OBOR)”countries;

(2)MaintenanceandRepairofInfrastructuretrainingforOBORengineersand

technicians;

(3)TechnopreneurtrainingforinnovatorsforpromotionofSMEsinOBOR

countries;

(4)Accreditationofengineeringcoursestointernationalstandardsand

certificationofengineersandtechniciansinOBORcountriesleadingto

mobilityofengineersandtechniciansinOBORcountries;

(5)Distance learningandremote trainingviaInternetforhumancapital

developmentindigitalskillsandtechnologiesinOBORcountries;and

(6)Anyothercooperationprogramsmutuallyagreed.”

The above projectsareconsonantwithChinaPresidentXiJinping’svisionand

missioninhisspeechduringtheopeningoftheOBORSummitForum14May

2017:

•WeshouldbuildtheBeltandRoadintoaRoadforPeace;

•WeshouldbuildtheBeltandRoadintoaRoadofProsperity;

•WeshouldbuildtheBeltandRoadintoaRoadofOpeningUp;

•WeshouldbuildtheBeltandRoadintoaRoadofInnovation;

•WeshouldbuildtheBeltandRoadintoaRoadconnectingDifferent

Civilizations.

I wouldliketoreiterate thatOBORisthecommondevelopmentagendaofthe

world,especiallythedevelopingworld.Itsall-embracingagendaisalsothe

agendaofUNESCOineducation,science,culture andcommunicationsin

fulfilmentofUNESCOvisionand missionfor worldpeace.

I attachbelowwhatChinahas committedinresourcesforOBOR.Ibelieve

ChinawouldneedtheadviceandassistanceofUNESCOandherextensive

networksand centreslike ISTICtoassure the resourcescommitted toOBOR

willbear the proper fruits expeditiously.



DirectorGeneral’sOffice.ISTICandAETDEWstandreadytoassistin

whatever wayrequired.

WithKindestRegards