On 17th October, the 7th Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment kicked start in South China. Focusing on “Biodiversity”, starting on 17th October and finalizing on 15th November, this edition will present a series of cultural activities including online conferences, exhibitions, screenings and seminars to audiences in South China.
Founded in 2014, the Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment is the only event held by the French embassy with the theme of environment. It has a dual purpose: to raise everyone’s awareness of environmental issues and to strengthen cooperation between China and France in the field of environmental protection. Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, Shenyang, Guangzhou, Kunming, Harbin, Shenzhen, Changsha, Dalian, Chongqing… These cities will successively hold innovative and various activities, including online conferences, exhibitions, screenings and seminars. Hundreds of events to allow the public and experts to participate and interact together.
Due to the special circumstances of this year, this edition has also transferred some of its content online, through a series of documentaries, online seminars and lecture videos to discuss on various topics, such as the improvement of landscape, the impact of infectious diseases on travel, ecological protection zones, light pollution and etc. Intellectuals also have something to say. The opinions of philosophers, economists, anthropologists, historians and writers will also be published in the form of series of articles or videos during this edition.
This year, the Franco-Chinese Month of the Environment invites actor Huang Jingyu as its promotion ambassador. Huang Jingyu is a new generation of actor in Chinese film and television industry. Over the years, he has been passionate about environmental protection and has served as the environmental and wildlife protection publicity ambassador of China and international organizations for many times.