2021-05-01

Deepen Trilateral Cooperation and Build a Harmonious East Asia-Interview with Cao Jing, Deputy Secretary-General of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

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Chinanews.com, Seoul, May 1st, title: Deepening the cooperation of the three countries to create a harmonious East Asia-Interview with Cao Jing, Deputy Secretary-General of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

This year is the establishment of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat On the 10th anniversary, Cao Jing, deputy secretary-general of the Secretariat, said in an interview with the media in Seoul a few days ago that for the past ten years, the Secretariat has closely served the purpose of cooperation between the three countries and has worked hard to serve as a bridge and bond of friendship between the three countries for generations. Standing on a new starting point, the Secretariat will continue to work hard, tap the potential, promote more efficient, standardized, orderly and institutionalized cooperation, and contribute wisdom and strength to shaping a better future in this region.

Deepen Trilateral Cooperation and Build a Harmonious East Asia-Interview with Cao Jing, Deputy Secretary-General of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretary Deputy Secretary-General Cao Jing.

In 2011, the governments of China, Japan and South Korea established a permanent international organization-the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat in Seoul to further deepen the trilateral cooperation. “The secretariat was born in the tide of economic globalization and regional economic integration. It is an important symbol of the institutionalization of the three countries’ cooperation, and it is also a phased achievement of the three countries’ strengthening cooperation.” Cao Jing said that over the past ten years, the secretariat’s cooperation with the three countries has developed greatly. The trend of the times resonates at the same frequency, closely following the purpose of serving the cooperation of the three countries, and holding a series of colorful activities pioneeringly, striving to serve as a bridge and link for the friendship of the three countries for generations to enhance mutual understanding, exchanges and friendship between all walks of life.

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On April 9th, Chinese Ambassador to South Korea Xing Haiming, Japanese Ambassador to South Korea Sangsei Koichi, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry Deputy Minister Bu Jin Jian in the first China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat for photo courtesy

Let’s look at it specifically, in the past ten years , The secretariat takes full advantage of the unique advantages of international organizations to organize many brand projects in the fields of politics, economy and trade, social and humanities, such as the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation International Forum, the Free Trade Zone Seminar, and the exchange of journalists from the three countries. It is committed to consolidating the foundation of mutual trust; strengthening research, Regularly release results, organize joint research on the topics of e-commerce, mutual recognition of degrees between China, Japan and South Korea; and maintain cooperation with multilateral institutions such as the ASEAN Secretariat, the United Nations ESCAP, the East Asia Business Council, the ASEAN and the China, Japan and South Korea Macroeconomic Research Office , Carry out international exchanges and expand the influence of the three-nation cooperation.

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The secretariat for China-Japan-Korea Cooperation has participated in supporting activities for the “Asian Campus” for many years to support the exchange of students from universities in the three countries. Photo courtesy of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

After the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia, the Secretariat actively participated in the anti-epidemic action: the first time it sent a letter of condolences and donations to the most affected Hubei Province, and at the same time took the initiative Play a role and promote the sharing of prevention and control experience and results with “cloud communication” as the main channel. A video conference of experts from China, Japan and South Korea on the response to the new crown pneumonia epidemic was held, and authoritative experts from the three countries were invited to introduce their country’s anti-epidemic situation and prevention and control experience, and to discuss the impact of the epidemic on the socio-economic and health systems, attracting nearly 10,000 people from more than 70 countries to participate. Support and participate in industry expos and academic seminars held by the governments of China, Japan and South Korea, universities, industry organizations, and local governments, encourage deepening cooperation in resuming work and production, and revitalize the momentum of regional economic and social development.

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On July 2, 2020, the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat held a webinar on “Responding to the New Crown Pneumonia Epidemic-Sharing China, Japan and South Korea’s Epidemic Prevention Experiences”. Photo courtesy of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

Cao Jing pointed out that the three countries are close neighbors and are also major economies in the world with important influence. China-Japan-Korea cooperation is the propeller of East Asian cooperation. At present, China-Japan-Korea cooperation is also facing some difficulties and challenges, including the increasing complexity and instability of the international and regional situation, the ups and downs of bilateral relations caused by the old problems and new challenges between the three countries, and the continuous recurrence of the new crown pneumonia epidemic.

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On March 23, the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat held an online seminar on the overview and case sharing of urban renewal in China, Japan and South Korea. Photo courtesy of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat

“We believe that as long as the three countries strengthen communication and deepen mutual trust, they can effectively manage differences, promote cooperation, turn the crisis into an opportunity for cooperation, and create a more mature and capable Resilience and friendly relations.” Cao Jing said, expecting the three countries to continue to lead the anti-epidemic cooperation, expand the cooperation cake, deepen cooperation in the fields of health, science and technology, environmental protection, economy, trade, and humanities, and jointly build a healthy East Asia, digital East Asia, green East Asia, and harmonious East Asia. . (End)

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On April 27, the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat successfully held the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation International Forum in Seoul. Photo courtesy of the China-Japan-Korea Cooperation Secretariat