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The UCLG ASPAC Committee on the Belt and Road Local Cooperation (BRLC) was jointly established by Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Hangzhou Municipal People's Government within the framework of the United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC). BRLC was inaugurated in May, 2017 during thematic session on People-to-People Connectivity at the first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing with its secretariat located permanently in Hangzhou.
Since the establishment, BRLC has set a series of goals and tasks based on its “openness, cooperation, sharing and win-win” mission. Based on the UCLG ASPAC, BRLC is committed to making efforts in integrating the Belt and Road Initiative into local governments and building a cooperative platform featured by experience and resources sharing and mutually-beneficial and win-win situation in economic development, cultural education, urban and rural governance and many other fields through practical exchange and cooperant projects and activities of different forms. So far, BRLC totally has 83 members from 31 countries.
Ashok Kumar Byanju Shrestha
Dr. Bernadia I. Tjandradewi
Hangzhou Lindong New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
Professor Dr. Alan Simpson
Landscape Architecture and Urban Forestry
Leeds Beckett University
Prof. Claudio Boër
Honorary Chairman Swiss Sino Chamber of Commerce
Former Vice - President SUPSI
Deputy Secretary General
Belt and Road Local Cooperation Committee
City of Oulu and Co-president of BRLC
Dr. Xiong Ying
Hangzhou Urban Planning Consulting Expert