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.

Photo exhibition displays diverse Xinjiang at 43rd UNHCR session

A photo exhibition named "Home: Glimpses of Life of People from Various Ethnic Groups in Xinjiang " opened at the 43rd UNHCR session in Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday. [more..]

Chinese scholars share view on human rights protection at UN session

A group of scholars from the China Society for Human Rights Studies on Thursday shared their views on issues related to human rights protection on the sidelines of the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council.[more..]

China's human rights achievements "significant," experts say

China’s achievements in human rights over the past seven decades are “significant,” experts said here Monday during a side-event of the 42nd regular session of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN).[more..]

CSHRS holds side event on China's human rights development in Geneva

The 42th session of the UN Human Rights Council opened on September 9. During the session, the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) held a side event titled “Development of Human Rights Since the Founding of the People's Republic of China”, focusing on China’s human rights achievements over the past 70 years.[more..]

Scholar shares in Geneva China's experiences in poverty reduction

Poverty reduction through education has played a fundamental role in the Chinese miracle of lifting more than 700 million people from absolute poverty in the past 70 years, a Chinese scholar said in Geneva on June 25, 2019. [more..]

Ambassadors from 37 countries issue joint letter to support China on its human rights achievements

Ambassadors of 37 countries on July 12 sent a joint letter to the President of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to show their support for China on its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights".[more..]

40th session of UN Human Rights Council opens in Geneva

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened its 40th regular session here on Feb. 25, 2019. The delegates are to hear statements by some 100 high-level dignitaries in the coming weeks.[more..]

UN completes human rights review of nation

China completed its third review on Friday at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, a process that Vice-Foreign Minister Le Yucheng described as “smooth” and “very successful”.[more..]

CSHRS members attend UN human rights meeting in Geneva

A sideline meeting on Development of Human Rights in China: 40 Years of Reform and Opening-up was held Tuesday during the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR) in Geneva.[more..]

Senior Chinese diplomat highlights "path of human rights development with Chinese characteristics"

China has made great progress over the past 40 years of reform and opening up, and this progress only happened because China followed "a path of human rights development with Chinese characteristics," a senior Chinese diplomat said here on Monday. [more..]

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..]