China University of Mining and Technology joins UNESCO educational initiative
China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT), located in Xuzhou City of Jiangsu Province, became a Flagship University of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education Under the Auspices of UNESCO, following the agreement signing ceremony on the afternoon of July 9.
CUMT’s President Song Xuefeng and Vice President Zhou Fubao joined V.S. Litvinenko, rector of Saint Petersburg Mining University and also Chairman of the Board of Governors of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education joined the signing ceremony. Kirill Molodtsov, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, also attended the ceremony online and congratulated on the cooperation between two sides.
Since 2016, the two sides have maintained high-level visits to promote the development of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education. Since January 2020, Song Xuefeng and V.S. Litvinenko have held several video conferences to the cooperation on a broad range of issues to be included into agreement.