Inaugural Meeting of theInternational Union of Scientific Organizations "One Belt And One Road" and the second "One Belt And One Road" International Symposium on Scientific and Technological Innovation will be held in Beijing on November 4th . The conference will be attended by more than 700 heads of scientific research institutions and universities, representatives of international organizations and internationally renowned experts from more than 40 countries along the "One Belt And One Road" route. Cao jing-hua, director of the International Bureau of the Chinese Academy of Sciences will chair the meeting.

The theme of this session is "One Belt And One Road" : scientific and technological cooperation and sustainable development. The signing ceremony of the agreement between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and UNESCO will be held at the conference. At the same time, there will be held unveiling ceremony of International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Asia Pacific).

The International Centre for Theoretical Physics Asia-Pacific (ICTP-AP) is a category 2 Centre under the auspices of UNESCO in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation China (NSFC) and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP, Trieste). It is the first UNESCO category 2 basic science center in China in the area of basic science of UNESCO. ICTP-AP will operate as a branch center of ICTP in the Asia-Pacific region. ICTP-AP will develop outreach activities in cooperation with national and international institutions, providing an international forum and enhancing collaborative networks among scientists from different countries in and out of the region. Moreover, ICTP-AP will provide opportunities for advanced education, training and research in the area of basic physics.

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