The two-day fourth Global Think Tank Summit concluded in Beijing on Saturday with a series of agreements reached between the participants.
The participants at the summit included the think tank representatives from nearly 30 countries, experts, scholars, and former government officials, who discussed about the topic "The Global Sustainable Development: New Path after 2015."
The summit issued several research results and released "The Joint Declaration of the Fourth Global Think Tank Summit" .
The declaration says that the summit embraces the Global Think Tank Summit's principle of "Sharing Human Wisdom, Seeking Global Development". The participants all think development is still the fundamental and theme to address the global challenges. All countries should continue to focus on poverty alleviation.
Each country should also save energy and reduce emissions by upgrading industry and energy structure, strengthening technology transfers and cooperation, and increasing capital investment.
The summit also holds that there are several problems in the global governance, such as low efficiency and unreasonable rules. All countries should continue to reform and improve the global governance mechanism and make better use of the United Nations and G20 to deal with crisis and issues of global concern.
"We have reached many agreements at the Global Think Tank Summit, which provide policy suggestions for the UN General Assembly this September and the Climate Change Summit in Paris at the end of the year. All think tanks have deepened understandings about each other through extensive exchange. We have also signed cooperation agreements with many countries," said Zhang Xiaoqiang, executive vice president of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges.(From CCTV News Content )