Where: Beijing, China
Topic: Culture, education and youth | External relations and foreign affairs
Organiser: European Commission
The launch of the EU-China Year of Intercultural Dialogue took place in Brussels on 1st and 2nd February 2012.
This year saw a large number of projects and activities being hosted by EU Member States and the People's Republic of China, with the aim of enhancing cultural relations and cooperation.
As well as the various cultural sectors, these activities covered other related fields which contribute to mutual understanding and civil society exchanges, in particular education, research and exchanges between intellectuals, multilingualism and youth.
Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will attend the event which will take place in China.