Introduction

The 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council was held in Geneva from Feb. 27 to March 24, 2017. Representatives from 47 member countries of the UN Human Rights Council, observer states and other NGOs attended this session. The UN Secretary General delivered a speech at the opening ceremony. It was the first and most important of the three sessions held annually by the UN Human Rights Council. A wide range of subjects were discussed including death penalty, climate change and human rights, rights for the disabled and children, and ethnic issues.

Shared Human Future

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..]

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..]
Opinions

China's poverty eradication among the greatest human rights achievements: expert

China’s poverty eradication is among the greatest human rights achievements, experts pointed out, dismissing voices smearing China’s human rights record at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.[more..]

Shared future for all a win-win concept

“A community of shared future for all humankind”, a Chinese concept that has won recognition of the United Nations, can be a guide for the world in the 21st century.[more..]
Resolution 2344

China s notions gaining greater int l recognition

A UN Security Council resolution on Friday incorporated for the first time China’s notion of building a community of shared future for mankind, a latest of China’s ideas to be accepted by the international community.[more..]

Efforts urged to implement Belt and Road Initiative

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution to extend the mandate of the UN assistance operation in Afghanistan, which also urged more efforts to strengthen regional economic cooperation through initiatives such as the Belt and Road.[more..]
Side Event

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

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.[more..]

The side event on the theme of "Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind: a New Approach to Global Human Rights Governance" was held in UN Human Rights Council

The 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council held in Geneva from Feb. 27 to March 24, 2017. Delegation of the China Society for Human Rights Studies presented this session and held a side event together with China’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations at Geneva. [more..]