Introduction

The UN Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental organization of the UN system that consists of 47 member countries. The council is responsible for promoting and protecting human rights globally. China was elected as a member country for the fourth time on Oct. 28, 2016. China has earnestly fulfilled its duty and taken an active role in the Council. The Chinese delegation actively attends meetings of the UN Human Rights Council to publicize China’s philosophy, policies and achievements in human rights, and represent developing countries, with the aim of improving the UN human rights mechanism to address human right issues objectively and fairly.

Gov‘ts should adhere to people-centered approach in protecting human rights: Chinese diplomat

Speaking on behalf of nearly 140 countries, Yu Jianhua, head of the Chinese Mission to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, said during the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council that human rights has become a common aspiration for humanity.[more..]

Event on human rights development in China‘s Xinjiang held at UN Headquarters in Geneva

Human rights are witnessing a rapid improvement in northwest China‘s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.[more..]

UN rights body adopts China-sponsored resolution on mutually beneficial cooperation

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday adopted a China-sponsored resolution titled "promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights," in which states were called to uphold multilateralism and work together to promote mutually beneficial cooperation.[more..]

Experts hail cultural development in China’s Tibet in Geneva

Experts on Wednesday expounded efforts and achievements in the cultural development in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during an event on the sidelines of the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council here.[more..]

Side event on right to development held in Geneva

A side event titled “Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind and the Realization of the Right to Development” was held during the 36th UN Human Rights Council Session in Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 13, 2017. [more..]

Experts highlight right to development and community of shared future for mankind in Geneva

Experts attending a side-event of the ongoing 36th UN Human Rights Council Session highlighted the right to development and the concept of a community of shared future for mankind.[more..]

Chinese wisdom promotes international human rights

Lu Guangjin, Secretary-General of China Society for Human Rights Studies, delivered a speech entitled "The Significance of Building a Community of Shared Future for Mankind to Human Rights ".[more..]

UN rights council opens its 35th session in Geneva

The UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday opened its 35th regular session at its headquarters, stressing that a “constructive atmosphere” was crucial for the smooth functioning of the council and made it possible to have a frank dialogue with dignity.[more..]

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..]

Right to development core to 2030 Agenda: UN Secretary General

Human rights are an intrinsic part of all that we do – and all that we are. We must do more to ensure equal attention to economic, social and cultural rights, said António Guterres, the UN Secretary-General at the opening ceremony of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on February 27, 2017.[more..]