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Tianjin and Indonesia’s universities cooperate on marine protection


Updated: 2022-10-10


The 2022 Smart Ocean Month for Future Maritime Leaders was co-held online on Sept 30, by Tianjin University and the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) of Indonesia.

The event aimed to raise the awareness of marine protection, inspire enthusiasm for the ocean of Chinese and Indonesian youths, and help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


Djauhari Oratmangun, Indonesian Ambassador to China, said that Indonesia and China share the same goal in terms of sustainable development, and face common challenges, including climate change and ocean protection issues. The event has provided a platform for Indonesia-China and ASEAN-China students, expanded the dimension of bilateral educational cooperation and deepened exchanges. He expects that young people from China and Indonesia will participate actively in the Blue Economy.

Wenping Hu, vice president of TJU, said that under the umbrella of ACNET-EngTech, TJU and ITS have achieved substantially in promoting faculty and student exchanges, and collaborative research.


Bambang Pramujati, vice rector of ITS, spoke highly of the long-term cooperation with Tianjin University and expressed his willingness to take this project as an opportunity to jointly promote cooperation between the two universities in the fields of humanities, education and science and technology.

During the lectures, Prof Widi Agoes Pratikto of ITS and Associate Prof Chen Zhang of SMST delivered lectures on marine energy and development.

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