BEIJING, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 17, 2014, US Eastern time, the launching ceremony of "Access China", Perfect World's Sino-US Youth Elite Project, was officially held at the United States Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
As one of the major events of the China-U.S. High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, "Access China" plays a significant role in promoting Sino-US cultural and educational exchanges and strengthening development and cooperation in the areas of culture and education.
With the aim of promoting people-to-people and cultural exchanges between China and the United States, Beijing Perfect World Network Technology Co., Ltd. ("Perfect World"), China Education International Exchange Association (CEAIE), Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), The Humpty Dumpty Institute (HDI) and 100 Thousand Strong jointly hosted the event. The approximately 100 individuals attending the launching ceremony included such luminaries as Hao Ping, Chinese coordinator of the China-U.S. High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange and Vice Minister of Education, U.S. Senator Michael Brown as well as other Chinese and U.S. government officials and the representatives of Perfect World's major partners in America. During the session, strategic cooperation agreements or memorandums of understanding were signed between the various organizers of the event, including an agreement between CEAIE and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities as well as separate agreements between Perfect World and CEAIE, HDI and 10 Thousand Strong respectively.
Perfect World CEO Xiao Hong said: "While on the path of seeking overseas development in hundreds of countries and regions over the years, Perfect World keenly felt that, as the future of bilateral relations between countries and peoples as well as the prospective of a peaceful, harmonious and diversified global village lies in the younger generation, Perfect World sincerely hopes to contribute more to enhancing exchange, communication or even cooperation between the youth and young adults of China and other countries".