The participants agreed to have the 17+1 Midterm Cooperation Agenda for 2020-2025 adopted during the meeting of 17+1 leaders in 2020.
The visit of the People’s Republic of China’s foreign minister to Warsaw
On July the 8th, 2019, ministers f.a. of both countries chaired the II meeting of the Polish-Chinese Intergovernmental Committee. Both sides welcomed the activities of the Coordinating Secretariat for Maritime Issues of Central and Eastern Europe and China.
The “16+1” becomes the “17+1”: Greece joins China’s cooperation framework in Central and Eastern Europe
On April 11 and 12, participants met in Dubrovnik for the framework’s 8th Summit, as well as for its 9th Business Forum, where the new member of the Format – Greece was announced.
A visit of scientists from China at the Maritime University of Szczecin
The visit took place on 17-19 June 2019. During the meetings with the university authorities, the guests discussed, among others, opportunities to develop cooperation between universities.
Visit of the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas of China in Warsaw
The head of the Chinese delegation was Director of the Fisheries Office in the Ministry, Mr. Zhang Xianliang.
Deputy Minister Ms. Anna Moskwa met the Yellow River Conservancy Commission
The tackled issue was the cooperation within the competence of the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation and the State Water Farm “Polish Waters (Wody Polskie)”.
Construction of the Pelješac bridge as the example of Chinese and Croatian cooperation
The Pelješac bridge will connect the peninsula of the same name with the rest of mainland Croatia over the Adriatic, providing an alternative route to crossing the Neum Corridor – a strip of the Adriatic coastline situated in Bosnia and Herzegovina between these two parts of Croatia.
The Central and Eastern Europe – China Summit 2018 in Sofia
The 7th Central and Eastern Europe – China summit was held on 6-7 July in Sofia. The theme of the meeting was Deep, open cooperation for inclusive prosperity. During the summit Mr. Li Keqiang, Prime Minister of China assured that the Chinese market is open to foreign products and investors.
Promoting cooperation between seaports within the Belt and Road Initiative
During the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2018 Mr. LIU Xiaoming, Vice-Minister of Transport of China delivered a presentation on promoting pragmatic cooperation in seaports along the Belt and Road Initiative. Mr. LIU Xiaoming pointed out the achievements made in Chinese domestic port development. He emphasized that the total cargo throughput of Chinese ports and the volume of containers handled at Chinese ports is the first in the world and that 7 Chinese ports are on list of the world’s top 10 seaports.
World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2018 in Szczecin. The most important maritime event of the United Nations has just ended!
Debates with attendance of 15 ministers from all over the world, world-class experts and more than 800 domestic and foreign participants as well as discussions on the most important challenges facing maritime economies nowadays were the results of the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2018 in Szczecin, which was held on June 13-16 and was organized by the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation of Poland in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations.