On May 21st, 2019, Ichi Foundation was officially registered and established in Norway. It was founded by Mr. Thore Vestby and Ms. Liu Jian. Before the establishment, it has carried out a number of cultural, educational and technological activities in the name of Ichi Fund of Youchange Foundation for more than two years, and received good responses. In order to build a more effective communication platform, it has been formally established as an independent foundation.
Ichi Foundation focuses on carrying out cultural and educational cooperation projects among countries along the “Belt and Road” route. Our goal is to promote mutual understanding and respect between people from different countries, cultures and religions through consensus building. Ichi Foundation promotes balanced development and supports cultural diversity to carry out important people-to-people activities.
At present, we are carrying out several projects, including the "1+1" Partnership Program, the 2050 Conference, and the China "Internet+" University Graduates Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award. Ichi Foundation will carry out more activities to promote exchanges between China and countries along the " Belt and Road" in the future.
To ensure the implementation of the work standards of the Ichi Foundation, it is decided to establish the Board of the Ichi Foundation, including a Chairman, a Secretary General and four Directors. The list of members is as follows:
Chairman: Thore Vestby
Secretary General: LIU Jian
Directors: MA Jinghua, Harald Kumpfert, Jan Oberg, Arild Vollan
July 12th, 2019