“Building a community of human destiny and promoting youth participation in sustainable development” innovative demonstration project launched in Beijing
People's Daily Online, Beijing, June 20 (Wang Yuran) On the morning of the 20th, the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, the UNDP China Representative Office, the United Nations Volunteers Organization, the China International Economic and Technical Exchange Center, and the Chinese Song Qingling Youth Science and Technology Cultural Exchange Center The launching ceremony of the innovative demonstration project “Building a Community of Human Destiny and Promoting Youth Participation in Sustainable Development” was held at the Song Qingling Youth Science and Technology Cultural Exchange Center in China. Wang Jiarui, Chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, attended the event.
Before the launching ceremony, Wang Jiarui met with Olivier Adam, Global Executive Coordinator of UN Volunteers, Devanand Ramiah, Deputy Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in China, and Zhang Yi, Deputy Director of China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange. One line.
Wang Jiarui pointed out that in 2013, President Xi Jinping proposed the initiative of "building a community of human destiny" in response to historical trends and the promotion of human well-being. This initiative has been welcomed and recognized by more and more countries and people, and has been written into important documents of the United Nations. The Chinese Soong Ching Ling Foundation has established good cooperative relations with the United Nations agencies in China for many years. In September 2017, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, I and Mr. Guterres reached a consensus on deepening the cooperation between the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and the United Nations system. We must take advantage of the strengths of all parties and make a positive contribution to the advancement of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The launch of this innovative demonstration project marks an important step forward for our cooperation. We look forward to the fruitful results of the project, building a community of human destiny and sustainable development, and embodying the hearts of young people in their actions and In practice.
Olivier Adam said that UN Secretary-General Guterres has repeatedly stressed that China's key role in the affairs of the United Nations is outstanding and plays an important role in advancing the realization of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. He spoke highly of China's Soong Ching Ling Foundation's achievements in promoting world peace, promoting non-governmental exchanges, and participating in volunteer service for young people. He said that the United Nations system in China and the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation have maintained good cooperation for many years. China Song Qingling Youth Science and Technology Cultural Center The facilities are complete, providing a good international exchange stage for young people to participate in sustainable development. The launch of the innovative demonstration project “Building a Community of Human Destiny and Promoting Youth Participation in Sustainable Development” is timely. He thanked the Foundation for providing excellent opportunities to expand multilateral cooperation, and looked forward to using this as an opportunity to build an international learning exchange platform for young people from all over the world, to promote the vigorous development of volunteer service in China and the world, to help Chinese youth go international and actively in international affairs. Play an important role.
Wang Jiarui, Chairman of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Olivier Adam, Global Executive Coordinator of UN Volunteers, Hang Yuanxiang, Vice Chairman of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Devanand Ramiah, Deputy Representative of UNDP, China, China International Economy Zhang Yi, deputy director of the Technical Exchange Center, witnessed the launch of the project.