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China holds side event on new approach to global human rights governance
March 09,2017   By:Xinhua
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March 9, 2017 -- A side event at the ongoing 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council, which is jointly organized by the China Society for Human Rights Studies and China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations at Geneva, is held in Geneva, Switzerland, March 8, 2017. A group of Chinese human rights scholars on Wednesday elaborated the idea of a community of shared future for mankind in the context of human rights governance, saying interpretation of human rights ideas cannot be taken out of their cultural contexts. (Xinhua/Shi Jianguo)

GENEVA, March 9, 2017 -- A group of Chinese human rights scholars on Wednesday elaborated the idea of a community of shared future for mankind in the context of human rights governance, saying interpretation of human rights ideas cannot be taken out of their cultural contexts.
 
Speaking during a side event at the ongoing 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Chinese scholars highlighted that the protection and guarantee of human rights do not mean sharing burdens, but sharing responsibilities.
 
The side event, which was jointly organized by the China Society for Human Rights Studies and China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations at Geneva, centered around the theme of "Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind: a New Approach to Global Human Rights Governance."