Introduction

The 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council is being held in Geneva from Feb. 27 to March 24, 2017. The Delegation of the China Society for Human Rights Studies attended this session and held a side event together with China's Permanent Mission to the United Nations at Geneva. A group of Chinese human rights scholars elaborated on the idea of a community of shared future for mankind in the context of human rights governance on the side event, saying that the interpretation of human rights ideas cannot be taken out of their cultural contexts.

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China holds side event on new approach to global human rights governance

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. 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.[more..]
ZHANG Yonghe

Rights to Peace-and-development, a Demand from the Common Destiny Community

In current times, all mankind has already formed a Common Destiny Community, in which every country and people are closely connected to each other, and the prosperity and decline of a nation closely relate to all other nations. In this world, the claims to rights are not only represented in the form of individual and specific rights, but also the rights in entirety. In coping with the global challenges toward the common destiny of all mankind, the right to peace-and-development is definitely our common pursuit, because within this Community, no member does not aspire to peace, and no member shall be deprived of the room and opportunity of development.[more..]
LUO Yanhua

China’s participation and contribution to global human rights governance

The global governance refer to solving transnational problems through binding international rules, aimed at maintaining normal international political and economic orders. These problems include global conflicts, ecological problems, human rights, immigrants, transnational crimes, infectious diseases, and so on. Human rights issue is an important field of global governance. Because of the time limit, today I’ll focus on China’s participation and contribution to global human rights governance in the UN arena. [more..]
ZHANG Nu

China Religions and Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind:Idea and Practice

China is a country where multiple religions co-exist harmoniously. Chinese government adheres to the principle of separation between church and state, and emphases on treating all religions equally, that means not to use administrative power to limit or advance any particular religion. There are five major religions in China today: Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, the Catholicism and Protestantism. All of them can claim long history and profound influence in china, with an estimated 200 million Chinese followers in total. Among the five main religions, there are about 5500 religious bodies and 140,000 sites of religious activities, both of which distribute widely across China.[more..]
ZHOU Li

The Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Discourse of Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind

When we confronting the international situation, such as the global political situation of one superpower and several powerful countries, the lacking in strength of global financial development, the deepening of digital divide, and the simultaneously rising of confrontation and exchange between the values and the development paths, and the security threats spread from traditional field to non-traditional field, which shows transnational, easily transitional, uncertain of subjects and unexpected. [more..]
CAO Zhijian

Global Human Rights Governance from the Perspective of Community of Common Destiny: On Some Human Rights Issues Faced by the Community of Common Destiny of the Human Race

The theme of my speech today is Global Human Rights Governance from the Perspective of Community of Common Destiny, in which I will discuss some challenges to global human rights. Firstly, a global Community of Common Destiny calls for equality. It is necessary for all nations of the world to work together for a better future. Secondly, a community of shared future calls for inclusive growth. In the community of common destiny, the development of one country is closely related to that of other countries. Therefore, China advocates efficient and fair global governance, open and transparent trade governance, low-carbon global energy governance, as well as inclusive global development governance. [more..]
ZHU Ying

The Concept of Multiple Human Rights from the Perspective of Community of Common Destiny

“China will always be a contributor to global development, adhere to the common development path and continue to pursue a mutually beneficial and win-win strategy to share their experiences and opportunities with the rest of the world and welcome countries,” he said in a speech at the United Nations in September 2015. Take the development of China 'ride', together to achieve common development. "We must strive for equitable development, so that the development opportunities are more equal, all countries should become the global development of the participants, contributors, beneficiaries.[more..]
Opinions

China underlines "shared human future" in promoting human rights

A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday stressed that in order to promote and protect human rights, all countries should join hands to build a community of a shared future for human beings, to work together for the realization of peace, development and win-win cooperation for all.[more..]

Peace is fundamental premise, foundation for human rights protection: Chinese diplomat

A senior Chinese diplomat on Monday stressed that to realize sustained peace so as to promote and protect human rights, all countries should establish equal partnership, pursue cooperation and maintain peace through development.[more..]
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Human rights education helps poverty eradication: Chinese expert

“Poverty alleviation should be understood from the perspective of human rights and human rights education will contribute to poverty eradication,” said Zhang Xiaoling, a Board Memeber of China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) at the C20 meeting held in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong province between July 5 and 6. [more..]