Beijing, 30 December 2021 (TDI): A Seminar was held in Beijing with the focus on a book of Xi Jinping’s discourses on respecting and safeguarding human rights. The State Council Information Office (SCIO) organized the Seminar which was chaired by Jiang Jianguo, the Deputy Head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee.
“The book compiles excerpts of President Xi’s theories on human rights. In particular, survival and development rights are framed as top priorities for China to achieve common prosperity.”
Speakers of Seminar
The speakers of the seminar hosted by SCIO were Huang Yibing, the Vice President of the Institute of Party History and Literature of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Tang Xianwen, Director General of the Human Rights Affairs Bureau of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and Zhang Yonghe, the Executive Dean of the Human Rights Institute of the Southwest University of Political Science and Law.
Aside from these Zhang Wei, the Co-Director of the Institute for Human Rights of the China University of Political Science and Law, Zhao Shukun, Professor with the Human Rights Institute of the Southwest University of Political Science and Law and Xiao Junyong, Executive Director of the Institute of Science and Technology and Human Rights of Beijing Institute of Technology also spoke at the event.
About the Book
The book features nine themes and includes 335 discourses extracted from over 160 reports, congratulatory letters, speeches, and instructions by the Chinese President Xi Jinping. He is also the general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Jiang Jianguo stated that the discourses of President Xi on human rights point the way for the development of human rights causes of China in the new era. Furthermore, the book offers Chinese solutions and wisdom to facilitate the international cause of human rights.
The seminar was attended by renowned human rights experts, scholars, as well as representatives of readers from numerous domains from both home and abroad.