On December 27, 2018, the China Oceanic Development Foundation(CODF) held the seventh session of the first council in Beijing. A total of 29 members of CODF 's directors, supervisors and relevant representatives attended the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Comrade Lv Bin, the Deputy President of CODF. The meeting heard and reviewed the work report made by Comrade Sun Zhihui, the President of CODF, and the internal management system and relevant draft resolutions submitted by the Assistant president and Secretary General Pan Xinchun.
President Sun Zhihui made a report on the work of CODF at the meeting, which comprehensively summarized the achievements of CODF since 2018 and proposed the deployment and arrangement of the work in 2019. The meeting reviewed and approved the Measures for “the Management of Assets Investment of China Oceanic Development Foundation, the Interim Measures for the Management of Volunteers of China Oceanic Development Foundation, the Measures for the Management of China Oceanic Development Foundation's Overseas (Border) Exit, and the China Oceanic Development Foundation. Provisions on the Departmental Responsibilities and Posts of the Secretariat, and the Resolution on Supporting the China Shipping Blue Industry Investment Fund.
At the meeting, the governors, supervisors and representatives fully affirmed the achievements of CODF in 2018 and put forward many constructive opinions on the development of CODF in 2019. Participants said that CODF should take the approach of Xi Jinping's new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics as the guide, thoroughly implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress, earnestly achieve "two maintenance", firmly establish "four consciousnesses", and strengthen "four self-confidences". Guided by the party's political construction, we will actively carry out research on natural resource management policies and systems, strive to build marine public welfare brands, promote blue economy development, strengthen marine spatial planning research and international cooperation, make new contributions to the construction of a maritime power and the construction of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.