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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

Commissioner gives a speech at Tsinghua University on the issue of the European Union and China joining forces to tackle global political , Beijing, 25 May 2011 - Photos: © EU Delegation, China
"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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