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Source: China State Council Information Office 2

The 2nd annual forum of the World Laureates Association (WLA) closed on Thursday in Shanghai with an initiative released to further promote international science and technology exchanges.
Participants reached a consensus on the fundamental role of openness, cooperation and the scientific community, calling for stronger support for young scientists and the building of a global scientific ecosystem.
Shanghai’s deputy mayor Wu Qing and Michael Levitt, vice chairman of the WLA, unveiled a joint international research lab at the forum’s closing ceremony.
A number of cooperative projects were signed on the same day, including the construction of a scientific community for top global scientists complete with research and residential facilities.
This year’s forum has attracted a total of 44 Nobel Prize laureates and 21 notable winners of other prestigious academic awards such as the Wolf Prize, Lasker Award, Turing Award and MacArthur Fellowship.

MIL OSI China News