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On January 31, 2021 the first meeting of The International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future (IYCPF) was held.
IYCPF is traditionally organized by the City of Hiroshima and supported by APCC (in Saint-Petersburg),  its participants - students from all over the world, including the major Universities of St. Petersburg.
This meeting was arranged to discuss some proposals and initiatives for Peace in 2021 as well as proposals for the format of IYCPF 2021, assuming the continuing impact of COVID-19.

IYCPF-2021 

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On July 4, 2020 The International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future (IYCPF) 2020 was held.
IYCPF organizers are the City of Hiroshima (Japan), International Youth Association of Hiroshima and some other relevant institutions. The Conference is held annually (in Hiroshima and its sister cities all over the world) and aims to bring together youth (high school students and college students) to have think about world peace, deepen the friendship and mutual understanding between our cities.

APCC arranges the major Universities of St. Petersburg to participate the YICPF on regular basis.
The Conference - 2020 was set to be held by Russia but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hiroshima has decided to hold the Conference in online mode.

IYCPF-2020 

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On October 31 APCC has organized a meeting at the Saint-Petersburg University of State Fire Service of EMERCOM of Russia with a delegation of Hubei Emergency Situations Department, China. The delegation consisting of 6 people was headed by Mr. Qiao Bing, the Deputy Head of Hubei Emergency Situations Department. During the meeting there were made two presentations for the Chinese delegation: on the system and work of the Ministry of Emergencies in Russia and on the history and activities of the Saint-Petersburg University of State Fire Service. The parties also exchanged experience on the following issues: prevention  of emergency situations, protection of the population and territories in case of natural disasters, organization of emergency response and emergency assistance, organization of work of rescue services, conducting training exercises. At the end of the meeting the parties agreed on further cooperation, the possibility of holding joint seminars and education courses.

On September 25 APCC has organized a meeting at The Research Institute of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductology named after D. O. Ott with a delegation of Hubei Health Commission, China. The delegation consisting of 6 people was headed by Mr. Zhu Huiming, the Deputy Head of the Hubei Health Commission. During the meeting the Chinese delegation has a tour over the Institute, its museum and library. The parties also discussed possible directions for developing of mutual cooperation including conducting joint clinical and scientific-fundamental researches, exchanging specialists and arranging the internships. Concluding the meeting, the parties agreed on a further exchange of information and other steps for the cooperation development.

 From July 4 to 11, 2019 Asia and Pacific Collaboration Center organized a series of seminars at oncological clinics of St. Petersburg involving the delegations from Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Chengdu (PRC) oncological clinics.

During the meetings the delegation got acquainted with the activity of oncological hospitals in St. Petersburg, treatment methods, pharmaceuticals being used and equipment for the oncology treatment. The parties discussed the selection of treatment methods, their effectiveness, exchanged experiences, and also agreed on further cooperation.

July 4, Guangzhou delegation at Medical Institute named after Berezin Sergey (MIBS)

 

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On the 20nd of February 2019 in St. Petersburg were held both annul business seminar “Hong Kong - aspects and capacity” and evening meeting regarded to Chinese New Year, which were organized by the Council of Developing Hong Kong trade, by Trade-Economic representation of the government of SAR Hong Kong in London and by “Asia and Pacific Collaboration Center”. More than 200 representatives from St. Petersburg companies participated, as well as the members of consulate, official people and mass media of St. Petersburg. Regional director of the Council of developing Hong Kong trade, mister Steven Wang greeted everyone.

 Speakers at seminar:

·        General Director of Moscow office of the Council of trade with Hong Kong Mister Leonid Orlov with the presentation “Hong Kong – aspects and capacity for Russian business”.

·        The head of the office of currency and money market, North-Western branch of the company “Moscow stock exchange” Misses Irina Kyuchukova with the presentation “Chinese yuan and Hong Kong dollar for rubles at Moscow stock exchange – the result of auction, plans and perspectives”.

The seminar became a productive platform for presenting business and companies, for exchanging information and contacts between St. Petersburg business men and representatives from Hong Kong. Speakers mentioned unexampled speed of developing bilateral relationships in any fields, especially, the growth of trade, active tourist exchange, positive dynamics in developing collaboration in culture and education.

On November 26 APCC organized a meeting at the North-West branch of the Russian State University of justice with a delegation of Management of Intellectual Property Administration of Yunnan province, consisting of 4 people headed by Mr. Yang Jie, the Head of the planning and development of the Intellectual Property Department of Yunnan province. The Chinese delegation get acquainted with the activities of the University, the main directions of training and advanced training. The parties discussed issues of intellectual rights protection and patent law in Russia and the People's Republic of China. Summing up the meeting, parties agreed about further interaction and exchange of information.

On November 12 APCC arranged a meeting between Unity Auditor Association and the delegation of Jiangsu province (5 representatives) headed by the Chief Auditor of Department of the audit of Jiangsu province, Mr. Chu Zongming. Unity Auditor Association was presented at the meeting by its Chairman, Mr. Alexander Kuznetsov, and members of the council: Ms. Lyudmila Akhmedova, Mr. Artur Gazaryan, Mr. Igor Gromov, Ms. Alla Levashova and Ms. Natalia Chepik. The Chinese delegation get acquainted with the principles of the organization and conducting of auditor activity in the Russian Federation, the main aspects of the current legislation in the sphere of audit and anti-corruption. The parties exchanged experiences on efficiency increase and quality control of auditor activity.

During the visit, the parties exchanged their views on the following issues:

The applied professional standards of auditor activity in the Russian Federation and in the People's Republic of China.

 Self-regulation of auditor activity in the Russian Federation, the organization of external control of quality and advanced training.

Interaction of state bodies and private audit companies in Russia and in the People's Republic of China.

     The organization of tenders for elections of the auditor for the socially significant organizations including the applied anti-dumping measures, and admission conditions to professional auditor activity in Russia and in the People's Republic of China.

 

On October 29 APCC arranged a presentation of ceramic products held by Gansu companies, the People's Republic of China. The meeting was attended by 6 supplier companies as well as representatives of the Government Gansu province. On the Russian side the St. Petersburg business representatives took part in the meeting.

Gansu governmental officer has told about the province development in the fields of economy, trade, science and technology, education and other areas. Representatives of the Gansu companies held the presentations on their products. Summing up the meeting the parties discussed possible cooperation projects, the organization of import and export of products, as well as a possibility of manufacturing of ceramics by Gansu companies in the Leningrad Region.

On October 23, APCC arranged a meeting in SUE Vodokanal of Saint-Petersburg   with the delegation of 5 representatives of Hunan province (People's Republic of China) headed by Mr. Zhan Xiaoan, head of Hunan Water management department. During the meeting SUE Vodokanal of Saint-Petersburg held a presentation and acquainted the Chinese delegation with a city water supply system, water disposals and technology of disinfecting and water purification in St. Petersburg. Additionally, for delegation of Management of the water industry of the Hunan province there was arranged a tour to the Children's ecological center and the Water Universe Museum complex. Summing up the meeting, the parties agreed about the further exchange of information.

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