10 years of diplomacy: Successful scientific and technological cooperation between Montenegro and China

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The Ministry of Science, the University of Montenegro and the Confucius Institute at the University of Montenegro promoted a successful scientific and technological cooperation between the two countries on Wednesday, on the occasion of celebrating the 10th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Montenegro and China.

The Ministry of Science stated that the successful cooperation was initiated by signing of the Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation between the governments of Montenegro and China, on 16 May 2011. It added that the Protocol on Cooperation signed by the science minister Sanja Vlahovic and deputy minister of science and technology of China Cao Jianling in Beijing on 4 July 2012 had created conditions for calling a competition for financing joint scientific and research projects.

The Ministry of Science of Montenegro and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China have co-financed a total of 14 joint projects so far. Out of them, six projects implemented in the period 2013–2014 were related to agriculture, mathematics, tourism and technical sciences, whereas eight projects implemented in the period 2015–2016 were related to technical sciences, social sciences, agriculture and mathematics.

The short film “The Life of Chinese in Montenegro”, which was developed in cooperation of the Confucius Institute at the University of Montenegro and drama faculty in Cetinje, was presented.

Bilateral research projects implemented with the support of the Ministry of Science of Montenegro and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China were also presented.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro