Beijing, 22 March 2023 (TDI): The Second International Forum on Democracy has begun in Beijing with the participation of representatives from across the world.  The main themes of the forum include democracy and the Path to Modernization, Democracy and Sustainable Development, Democracy and Innovation, Democracy and Global, Governance, Democracy, and Diversity. The Forum started on March 22 and will end on March 23, 2023.

The forum has been organized by the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, the People’s Republic of China, The State Council Information Office, P.R.C. Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China Media Group, and China International Communications Group.

Other co-organizers include the International Relations Institute of Cambodia, Royal Academy of Cambodia, Cambodia, Center for Latin American Studies on China, University Andres Bello, Chile; Centre for China Studies, Nigeria; Dialogue with China Project, Spain, Council Pacific Affairs, Tonga, Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies, P.R.China, CGTN Think TANK, P.R.China, Center for China and Globalization, P.R.China and Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at the Renmin University of China, P.R.China.

The forum will be held both online and offline, with the Capital Hotel in Beijing serving as the physical location. Political leaders, scholars, and experts from all over the world attended the forum.

The agenda of the Forum is to discuss the relationship between democracy and sustainable development, as well as the shared human values that underpin democracy.

Participants shared their diverse viewpoints on the nature of democracy and national governance, providing an invaluable opportunity for international debate and exchange.

Participants in the forum also had intelligent talks about the fundamental difficulties confronting democratic democracies today.

These debates have emphasized the necessity of encouraging openness, accountability, and citizen participation in governance, as well as the need to guarantee that the advantages of democracy are shared by all parts of society.

Political leaders, researchers, and professionals from China and worldwide spoke, offering their distinct perspectives on democracy and national governance.

They discussed various topics, such as the role of political parties, the significance of media freedom, and the need for inclusive decision-making procedures.

The Second International Forum on Democracy was a vital platform for worldwide debate and exchange on democracy and human values.

Participants stand to gain a deeper grasp of the difficulties confronting democratic nations today and how to overcome them through conversations, debates, and the exchange of best practices.

The event is expected to encourage international collaboration and the advancement of democracy around the world.