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China shares experience on development and poverty reduction with African countries
July 05,2018   By:chinahumanrights.org
July 5, 2018--A seminar themed on “the contribution of development and poverty reduction to promoting and protecting human rights “was held Tuesday during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN Headquarters in Geneva. 
 
Yu Jianhua, China's permanent representative to the United Nations Office in Geneva, said China has been adhering to the people-centered development philosophy and implementing the new development concept of innovation, coordination, green development, opening up and inclusiveness. China has lifted nearly 800 million people out of poverty, accounting for over 70 percent of the global population in poverty.
 
Sharing development concepts and promoting effective cooperation between China and African countries are conducive to improving African people's livelihood and protecting the rights to subsistence and development in Africa, said Xu Jinghu, the Special Representative of the Chinese Government on African Affairs.
 
The delegates of African countries emphasized the importance of the right to development and expressed their desire to deepen cooperation with China in promoting human rights.

By: Shi Dongdong
 
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