Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine in Galway Hosted the Inaugural Global Alliance of Confucius Institutes for Chinese Medicine
    
On September 18th, the Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine, jointly established by Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) and The National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), took the lead to establish the Global Alliance of Confucius Institute for Chinese Medicine (GACICM) with 17 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms in 13 countries and regions, supported by Chinese International Education Foundation. Professor Timothy O 'Brien, Dean of the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Director of the Confucius Institute at NUI Galway is the chairman of the Alliance.
 
Professor Timothy O 'Brien is the chairman of the Alliance
The meeting was attended by Zhao Lingshan, the Vice President and Secretary-General of Chinese International Education Foundation, Professor Sun Zhiguang, NJUCM Vice President and representatives from other Confucius Institute Directors, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Hungary, Korea, Thailand, South Africa, USA, Cuba, Brazil and Slovakia also attended the virtual meeting.
 
President Ciarán ó hógartaigh of NUIG delivered the welcome speech
President Ciarán ó hógartaigh of NUIG delivered the welcome speech that the establishment of the Alliance is an opportunity to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation among Confucius Institutes on Chinese Medicine around the world. Zhao Lingshan said in his speech that the establishment of the Global Alliance of Confucius Institutes of Chinese Medicine has set up a new platform for the overseas dissemination of Chinese Medicine. He hoped that the Alliance would strengthen joint curriculum development, deepen experience exchanges and expand resource sharing, so as to add impetus to the characteristic and coordinated development of Confucius Institutes.
 
Zhao Lingshan, the Vice President and Secretary-General of Chinese International Education Foundation delivered a speech
At the meeting, Vice President Sun Zhiguang introduced the general situation of the construction and development of two Confucius Institutes established by NJUCM. The establishment of the Alliance for Global Confucius Institutes provides a platform for us to integrate Chinese medicine resources, seek common development. We would work together in joint hands to increase the public awareness of Chinese Medicine among ordinary people in different countries, allowing people to understand and apply Chinese Medicine, making Chinese culture as a bridge to booster the thriving international cultural exchanges.
 
NJUCM Vice President Professor Sun Zhiguang delivering a speech 
At the meeting, representatives from more than 10 Confucius Institutes and classrooms of Chinese Medicine from the UK, Japan, South Korea, Hungary, Australia, Thailand and the United States introduced their respective developments, put forward suggestions on the future work planning and development of the Alliance, and conducted online exchanges on Chinese Medicine teaching, clinical practice, scientific research and cooperative projects.


 

Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine in Galway Hosted the Inaugural Global Alliance of Confucius Institutes for Chinese Medicine

On September 18th, the Confucius Institute of Chinese and Regenerative Medicine, jointly established by Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM) and The National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), took the lead to establish the Global Alliance of Confucius Institute for Chinese Medicine (GACICM) with 17 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms in 13 countries and regions, supported by Chinese International Education Foundation. Professor Timothy O 'Brien, Dean of the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Director of the Confucius Institute at NUI Galway is the chairman of the Alliance.
 
Professor Timothy O 'Brien is the chairman of the Alliance
The meeting was attended by Zhao Lingshan, the Vice President and Secretary-General of Chinese International Education Foundation, Professor Sun Zhiguang, NJUCM Vice President and representatives from other Confucius Institute Directors, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Hungary, Korea, Thailand, South Africa, USA, Cuba, Brazil and Slovakia also attended the virtual meeting.
 
President Ciarán ó hógartaigh of NUIG delivered the welcome speech
President Ciarán ó hógartaigh of NUIG delivered the welcome speech that the establishment of the Alliance is an opportunity to further strengthen exchanges and cooperation among Confucius Institutes on Chinese Medicine around the world. Zhao Lingshan said in his speech that the establishment of the Global Alliance of Confucius Institutes of Chinese Medicine has set up a new platform for the overseas dissemination of Chinese Medicine. He hoped that the Alliance would strengthen joint curriculum development, deepen experience exchanges and expand resource sharing, so as to add impetus to the characteristic and coordinated development of Confucius Institutes.
 
Zhao Lingshan, the Vice President and Secretary-General of Chinese International Education Foundation delivered a speech
At the meeting, Vice President Sun Zhiguang introduced the general situation of the construction and development of two Confucius Institutes established by NJUCM. The establishment of the Alliance for Global Confucius Institutes provides a platform for us to integrate Chinese medicine resources, seek common development. We would work together in joint hands to increase the public awareness of Chinese Medicine among ordinary people in different countries, allowing people to understand and apply Chinese Medicine, making Chinese culture as a bridge to booster the thriving international cultural exchanges.
 
NJUCM Vice President Professor Sun Zhiguang delivering a speech 
At the meeting, representatives from more than 10 Confucius Institutes and classrooms of Chinese Medicine from the UK, Japan, South Korea, Hungary, Australia, Thailand and the United States introduced their respective developments, put forward suggestions on the future work planning and development of the Alliance, and conducted online exchanges on Chinese Medicine teaching, clinical practice, scientific research and cooperative projects.