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UoN participates at the 12th Confucius Institute conference

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The Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Prof. Peter Mbithi and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Students Affairs and ag. Administration and Finance, Prof. Isaac Mbeche, attended the 12th Confucius Institute conference held in China Xiaanxi Xi’an on December 12-13, 2017.

The conference sought to deepen the collaboration, innovation and development among Confucius Institutes.

Prof. Mbithi gave a presentation titled ‘The Strategic Development through Innovation’ during the presidents’ forum.

In addition, the board meeting of the Confucius Institute at University of Nairobi (UoN) was held successfully and the developmental plans for the institute were made. These plans will steer the institute higher. The Confucius Institute at UoN is the first in Africa and the model CI of the world.

The Vice-Premier of the State Council, Chair of the Council of Confucius Institute Headquarters, China Madam Lou Yandong, attended the opening ceremony and gave the keynote speech. Over 2500 participants from 146 countries around the world attended the conference. 

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