Roundtable on “The Maritime Silk Roads: Connection between China and the Middle East”

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 7 February 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Where: 
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Natalia Wagner, n.wagner@unesco.org

On the occasion of 30th anniversary of the launch UNESCO Silk Roads initiative, the Permanent Delegation of the People’s Republic of China to UNESCO, UNESCO’s Group of Arab States and UNESCO, will jointly organize a Roundtable on “Maritime Silk Roads: Connecting China and Middle-East”, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, on 7 February 2018.

This Roundtable will discuss the historical interactions between China and the countries along the Maritime Silk Roads and the contribution of their common heritage to intercultural dialogue in the new international context.

The Roundtable will be followed by the opening of an exhibition "China and the Arab World along the Maritime Silk Roads 10th-14th centuries" organized by Permanent Delegation of China to UNESCO in cooperation with UNESCO’s Group of Arab States and Social and Human Sciences Sector.