November 20-21, 2018

China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum 2018 in Aarhus/Central Denmark Region 2018 – November 20 – 21, 2018 – Preliminary Program

Strenghtening the cooperation between China and Denmark on regional and local level is an integrated part of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and the China-Denmark joint Work Programme 2017 to 2020.

The first China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum was held in Beijing in December 2016 on the initiative of The Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC). The second Forum will be held in Aarhus in November 2018 and is hosted by the City of Aarhus and co-hosted by Central Denmark Region together with The Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC).

The Forum in Aarhus will build on the numerous Sister City relationships between Chinese and Danish municipalities and provinces/regions and the cooperation areas covered by these partnerships, thus supporting the national agenda of cooperation between China and Denmark.

The timeframe of the conference is 2 days. Day 1 will have the Opening Session and Plenary Session, 3 parallel workshops and the official dinner. Day 2 will contain site visits to technical installations, companies and institutions in Aarhus and Jutland.

Visits to the respective Sister Cities and Regions are optional on the 3rd day.

The first day will be held at the City Hall of Aarhus and the adjacent Concert Hall and the hotels are situated within walking distance from these facilities. The second day will offer bus transport to interesting sites related to the three themes of the Forum:

  • Green solutions
  • Health and elder care
  • Agriculture and food

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