Speech by Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn at Tsinghua University on the issue of the European Union and China joining forces to tackle global political challenges, Beijing, 25 May 2011
"2011 is also the EU-China Year of Youth. Along a raft of exciting initiatives, it provides a perfect opportunity to further enhance the ties between our students and researchers and to promote mutual understanding among our young people. Our universities have a special role to play in doing just that."
Beijing, 25 May 2011
President Gu, ladies and gentlemen,
It is an honour and a pleasure to address you today and to meet the leaders of one of the most famous and most renowned universities in the world.
I would like to congratulate the University on its 100th anniversary and the magnificent celebrations that were held in April to mark the occasion.
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