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13th ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction ASEAN-China Cooperation on Poverty Reduction towards SDGs

26 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019 Nanning, Guangxi

The ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction has been held for 12 consecutive years. The Forum aims to provide a sound platform for the PRC and ASEAN members to exchange views on common concerns, explore ways to narrow development gaps, and share best practices to achieve harmonious development based on mutual benefits and win-win spirit. Moreover, field visits are arranged for participants to better understand these best practices and inspire their own undertakings. The objectives of this year’s forum include: to share best practices of the PRC and ASEAN member countries on rural revitalization and poverty reduction, linkages between rural and urban poverty and innovation for poverty reduction; to discuss ways of enhancing poverty reduction partnerships to realize the sustainable development goals in the region.

Agenda:

Arrival of participants to the PRC-Japan-the Republic of Korea (ROK) Workshop

Workshop on the PRC-Japan-ROK Rural Vitalization Experiences: Implications for ASEAN Countries

Arrival of participants to the 13th ASEAN-China Forum

TimeProgram
08:00-08:50Registration
09:00-10:30Opening Ceremony

Moderator:
Mr. FANG Chunming, Vice Chairman, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the PRC

Welcome Remarks:

  • H.E. Mr. CHEN Zhigang, Vice Minister, the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of the PRC (LGOP)

  • H.E. Dr. OUK Rabun, Minister of Rural Development, Cambodia

  • H.E. Mr. CHEN Wu, Chairman, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the PRC

  • H.E. Mr. Noel K. Felongco, Secretary/Lead Convenor of the National Anti poverty Commission of the Philippines

  • H.E. Mr. Thongphat Vongmany, Vice Minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR

  • H.E. Mr. Kung Phoak, Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN

  • Ms. JIANG Qin, Minister Counselor, Mission of the PRC to ASEAN

10:00-10:30Group photo and tea/coffee break
10:30-12:00Session 1: ASEAN-the PRC Cooperation on Poverty Reduction: Review and Outlook

Moderator:
Mr. Miguel Musngi, Senior Officer, Poverty Eradication and Gender Division, ASEAN Secretariat

The PRC’s Targeted Poverty Reduction
Mr. Wu Min, Deputy Director General of General Affairs Department, the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development of the PRC (LGOP)

Regional Cooperation for Poverty Reduction
Mr. Devanand Ramiah, Deputy Resident Representative , UNDP the PRC

The PRC-ASEAN poverty reduction cooperation: The village level Pilot Project of East Asia Poverty Reduction Cooperation in Lao PDR
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Laos

The value of the PRC’s new poverty alleviation practices to ASEAN countries
Prof. Dr. LI Xiaoyun, Honorable Dean of China Institute for South South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA)

Q&A
12:00-14:00Lunch
14:00-17:30Session 2: Towards the SDGs: Poverty Reduction Practices of the PRC and ASEAN Countries

Moderator:
Dr. TAN Weiping, Deputy Director General, International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)

Country presentation of Cambodia
Mr. Chreay Pom, Director General of Technical Affairs, Ministry of Rural Development, Cambodia

Country presentation of Indonesia
Mrs. Harlina Sulistyorini, Director General, Directorate General Of Rural Area Development, Ministry of Village, Development Disadvantaged Region and Transmigration, Indonesia

Country presentation of Malaysia
Mr. Mazwan bin Abdul Manan, Ministry of Rural Development, Malaysia

Country presentation of Myanmar
Mr. Thein Lwin, Deputy Director General, Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Myanmar

Q&A

15:50-16:10 Coffee Break
16:10-18:00 Session 2: Towards the SDGs: Poverty Reduction Practices of the PRC and ASEAN Countries (continued)

Moderator:
Dr. TAN Weiping, Deputy Director General, International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC)

Country presentation of the Philippines
Mr. Elias C. Labro, Jr., Head Executive Assistant/ Chief of Staff, National Anti-Poverty Commission, the Philippines National Anti-Poverty Commission, the Philippines

Country presentation of Singapore
Mr. Shin Yong Wong, Senior Assistant Director, Customer and International Relations Division, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore

Country presentation of Thailand
Ms. Pattaraporn Isarangkura Na Ayuthaya, Plan and Policy Analyst, Ministry of Interior, Thailand

The PRC ’s targeted poverty alleviation practices
Mr. ZHU Youkui, Deputy Director General, Poverty Alleviation Office of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

Q&A
18:30-20:00 Welcome Dinner by the Hosts
TimeProgram
09:00 – 10:20 Session 3 – Accelerate ASEAN to Achieve the SDGs: Vision and Action

Moderator:
Mr. Hsiao Chink Tang, Head, ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative

How the Belt and Road Investments help ASEAN countries achieve the SDGs
Dr. Zhang Chun, Professor, Institute of International Relations, Yunnan University

The PRC-ASEAN Cooperation on Poverty Reduction: Role and Practices of Social Organization
Mr. Wang Xingzui, Executive Vice Chair, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

South-South Knowledge Exchange to Foster Regional Poverty Reduction
Mr. Sun Yinhong, Country Program Officer, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) the PRC Office

Q&A
10:20 – 11:00 Experience Sharing of Selected Cases from the Global Best Practices for Poverty Reduction

Moderator:
Mr. Bai Chengyu, Director, China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges, MOFCOM, the PRC (CICETE)

Promoting Farmers’ Agriculture-related Skills through Participatory Teaching in the “Farmers’ Field School”: A Case Study of Rong’an County, Guangxi
Dr. Dong Le, Poverty Reduction and Innovation Officer, FAO Representation in the PRC

Online Information Sharing for Healthy Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study of the “Internet + Healthy Poverty Alleviation” Model in Hanzhong
Ms. Zhao Wenjie, Director of Health Committee of Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province

“Internet + Poverty Reduction”: An effective approach for targeted poverty alleviation through ICTs
Mr. Ni Limin, Director of Alibaba Poverty Relief Fund, Alibaba Group

The Inspiration from Bona Villa for the Villagers’ Inner Impetus, to Build the New Poverty Alleviation Modle about Rural Tourism – Taking “A Hillside of Mamahua” in Nanyu Village, Hebei Province for Example
Ms. Su Luyi, Project Director of Bona Villa, China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation

Q&A
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 Closing Ceremony

Moderator:
Mr. Fang Chunming, Vice Chairman, the People’s Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the PRC

Closing Remarks:
Ms. Zhang Guangping, Deputy Director General,International Poverty
H.E. Mr. Kung Phoak, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
14:00 – 18:20 Field visit to TianYeMuGe Beef Cattle Industry Demonstration Zone
18:30 – 20:00 Dinner

Field Visits: The 13th ASEAN-China Forum on Social Development and Poverty Reduction

TimeProgram
08:30-09:30 From Nanning to Xinjiang Town of Yongning District
09:30-11:30Visit the fructus evodiae poverty alleviation farm and the standardized edible mushroom plantation in Xinjiang town
11:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 Head to Changtang town of Qingxiu district
14:00-15:30 Visit the golden camellia demonstration town of Tiantang village
15:30-15:50 Head to Liuwei town
15:50-17:30Visit the Siyemuge Beef cattle industry demonstration area in Liuwei
17:30-18:30Return to the Liyuan Resort in Nanning for dinner

Departure of all participants

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