China will host the fifth World Internet Conference (WIC) in its fluvial city of Wuzhen in November.
Liu Liehong, Deputy Director of the Chinese Cyberspace Administration, announced the announcement at a press conference in the Information Office of the State Council, Xinhua News Agency reported.
This year, WIC will be held in Zhejiang Province, China, under the slogan “Creating a Digital World for Mutual Trust and Collective Leadership – for a Community with a Common Future in Cyberspace”.
Several guests from governments, international organizations, businesses, the tech community and non-governmental organizations were invited to the conference, which took place from 7 to 9 November, Liu said.
“It will continue to foster the development of Internet development characterized by mutual trust and collective governance among countries around the world,” he said.
The conference will promote exchange, mutual learning, cooperation and exchange in the digital scene, for peace and the development of global cyberspace.
According to Liu, a total of 19 sub-forums are planned, focusing on five themes: “innovation-driven development,” “universal security,” “openness and inclusion,” “seeking a better life,” and “wealth.” divided. ”
The sub-forums will cover topics such as Artificial Intelligence, 5G, and the Digital Silk Route.