Relying on the advantage of disciplines and interational influence of Beijing Foreign Studies University,the institute innovates on the systems and mechanisms,integrate the domestic and foreign resources,and meets Ningbo “The Belt and Road” strategy requirements. It carries out related research in the field of economy,trade,culture,language,law and policy etc. It aims to promote the communication and cooperation between Ningbo and countries along the Belt and Road routes,expand the international influence of Ningbo in economy,trade,culture and education fields,and enhance the capacity of internationalization level of higher education and ability serving local social economy.
In respond to China-CEEC “16+1” cooperation strategy,led by Ningbo Municipal Government, the Ningbo CEEC Cooperation Institute on the basis of Ningbo Maritime Silk Road Institute is jointly constructed under cooperation of the institute,Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Western China Development Institute of Zhejiang University.
The research Institute sets up one leading group and one working steering committee.
The leading group consists of the Ningbo Municipal People’s Government,Beijing Foreign Studies University, Zhejiang Wanli University, European Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Western China Development Research Institute of Zhejiang University and Ningbo Sellers Union Group.
The working steering committee consists of the leaders of Ningbo People’s Government, Ningbo Municipal Development & Reform Commission,Municipal Commission of Economy and Information Technology, Municipal Bureau of Education,Municipal Bureau of Science and Technology,Municipal Bureau of Finance,Municipal Bureau of Commerce , Municipal Bureau of Tourism,Municipal Foreign Affairs Office ,Municipal Socialist Institute ,Yinzhou District Government,Beilun District Government and Zhejiang Wanli Education Group. The organize and coordinate the relevant departments of Ningbo City in their respective functions to support and guide the institute to carry out relevant works.
The Maritimes Silk Road Enterprise Alliance is composed of Ningbo “going-out” related entreprises.