From May 21 to 25, 23 young people based in China from 17 countries and various backgrounds traveled to Guangdong province, the second stop of the 2021 GYLD China Tour. They visited Guangzhou, Dongguan and Shenzhen for in-depth exchanges with local young people, government officials, scientists and entrepreneurs, learning about the unique Lingnan culture and the innovations of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, as well as exploring new opportunities to drive globalization.
About GYLDJointly initiated by the Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies (ACCWS) and the Center for China and Globalization (CCG), the Global Young Leaders Dialogue (GYLD) program is a unique communication, education, and professional development platform for young achievers under the age of 45 with diverse regional, cultural, disciplinary, sectorial, and professional backgrounds across the globe. GYLD builds on the world’s global young leaders’ programs and emphasizes shared values such as open and equal dialogue, intellectual exchange, inclusive and mutual learning. GYLD program aims to address the following global issues: