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Created in 2007, the Fondation holds missions as to: Contribute to a genuine understanding between both countries and to a better mutual comprehension by promoting the creation of original partnership structures for specific projects ;

Foster dialogue and links between cultural, educational, scientific institutions, territorial and regional communities, as well as between companies, by setting up events that bring French and Chinese partners together on intercultural themes.

These missions and goals, based on an anthropocentric vision with the human being at the core and at the root of the world (以人为本,yi ren wei ben) are translated into an action plan with six main themes : education and training, sustainable development, cultural heritage, health, corporate culture and entrepreneurship, broadcasting.

Chaired by former French Ambassador to China Pierre Morel, it received eminent personalities’ support such as former President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, and Academician François Cheng.

June 2014 - Publication of French-Chinese Dialogue Forum summary in March 2014
Roundtable in Quai d’Orsay, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, - "Sino-French Global Partnership", attended by Chairman Xi Jinping and President François Hollande.
September 2014 - Roundtable "Cultural and religious diversity" in Chengde
4th Sino-French Cultural Roundtable, « Cultural and religious diversity », in Chengde (China).
September 2014 - Conference "Food and Health"
3rd Roundtable on Health problems - "Food & Health", in partnership with the Development Research Center of the State Council, in Beijing, attended by Mr Chen Zhu, Vice-Chairman of the People’s National Congress, former Minister of Health.