(A closer look at China) To seek common future for present and future generations, Xi Jinping made a speech at the UN General Assembly to clarify "China's role"

  China News Service, Beijing, September 22 (Huang Yuqin and Xie Yanbing) Before the opening of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, a 10,000-square-meter "temporary painting" was unveiled on the lawn of the United Nations headquarters in New York.

In the picture, two children are folding the dove of peace, "building" a common future for mankind.

At present, the new crown epidemic is still raging around the world, human society has been profoundly changed, and the world has entered a new period of turbulent change.

Just like this painting, how to construct a common future for present and future generations has become the key word of the UN General Assembly meeting in this special period.

  "Every responsible politician must answer the issues of the times with confidence, courage, and responsibility, and make historical choices." Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the General Debate of the 76th UN General Assembly in Beijing on the 21st and made a speech. It was pointed out in important speeches.

  From fighting the epidemic to recovering the economy, from strengthening unity to global governance, Xi Jinping explained in detail a series of China's initiatives on this important occasion, and clearly demonstrated to the international community China's role and responsibilities in "building a common future for present and future generations." Responsibility.

  An active partner in the global fight against the epidemic.

  At present, the new crown vaccine is still the most effective tool to fight the epidemic.

However, wealthy countries keep hoarding vaccines, and more than 90% of Africans are still waiting for the first dose of vaccine.

  In this speech, Xi Jinping clearly pointed out the top priority for the international fight against the pandemic-"a fair and reasonable distribution of vaccines on a global scale", and reiterated China's commitment to help the global fight against the pandemic, and will strive to provide 2 billion doses of vaccines throughout the year. On the basis of donating 100 million US dollars to the "New Crown Vaccine Implementation Plan", another 100 million doses of vaccine will be donated to developing countries during the year.

  "Fighting the epidemic is the starting point for the international community to respond to the current crisis, and the rational distribution of vaccines is the top priority in fighting the epidemic." Establish the positioning of vaccines as a global public product.

In response to practical issues such as "vaccine nationalism", China's proposals and commitments will help strengthen the confidence of the international community to overcome the difficulties and will also provide important assistance for the global end of the epidemic at an early date.

  An active contributor to global development.

  Under the impact of the epidemic, the world economy is struggling to recover.

From a long-term perspective, ending the spread of the epidemic may only be the first step in dealing with the crisis, and how to effectively restart the world economy is the key to the future.

In this regard, Xi Jinping emphasized in his speech that it is necessary to promote a stronger, greener, and healthy global development, and put forward a global development initiative covering the "six persistence".

  "The global development initiative proposed by China focuses on the importance of development, development targets, development principles and development methods." Chen Fengying, a researcher at the China Institute of Modern International Relations, analyzed that putting the development agenda in a more important position for international cooperation will help the international community In the process of economic recovery after the epidemic, a joint force has been formed, and a new stage of balanced, coordinated and inclusive development has been achieved.

  Under the consensus, as to how the economy should be restarted, some foreign media pointed out that the choices made by the international community will either protect the lives, economic and environmental health of future generations, or solidify the old patterns that are destroying nature and exacerbating social divisions.

The outside world has noticed that Xi Jinping’s proposal pays particular attention to "the harmonious coexistence of man and nature", and the development of green recovery is an important key word among them.

  Zheng Qirong, a professor at the China Foreign Affairs University and an expert on UN issues, believes that the post-epidemic economic recovery provides an important opportunity for countries to transform their development patterns.

In the initiative, China reiterated its "dual carbon" goal and made specific commitments such as not to build new overseas coal-fired power projects. This reflects the awareness of turning crises into opportunities and will help promote the green recovery of the global economy.

  A firm defender of unity and cooperation.

  Faced with the dual tasks of fighting the epidemic and restarting the economy, how should countries with different development stages, political systems, and civilizations and cultures respond?

"Strengthen unity"-this is China's choice that Xi Jinping indicated in his speech.

  "Whether it is a natural disaster or a world war, mankind has come from crises, relying on unity and cooperation." Chen Fengying said that in the face of a new round of global crises, the unity and cooperation of the international community, especially the major powers, is particularly critical.

Only when countries expand the convergence of interests can the multilateral mechanism represented by the United Nations fully play its role.

  Jia Lieying further pointed out from a realistic perspective that the harm caused by external military intervention and the so-called democratic transformation to the regional situation is clearly visible. To some extent, this is precisely the result of the lack of mutual respect and the concept of win-win cooperation.

Facing the common challenges of all mankind, it is necessary to abandon small circles and zero-sum games, and promote the common interests of mankind through solidarity and cooperation.

  As for the historical destruction of international solidarity and cooperation, international observers have often pointed out the harm of "pseudo-multilateralism".

In this regard, Xi Jinping clearly emphasized that the world has only one system, only one order, and only one set of rules, and pointed out that the United Nations should hold high the banner of true multilateralism.

  In the opinion of experts, in the Chinese initiative, fighting the epidemic and recovering the economy are the two major tasks, solidarity and cooperation are the solution, and strengthening global governance based on true multilateralism is the guarantee for everything.

  "Currently, countries will not have serious differences on adhering to multilateralism. The key is to clarify the connotation of true multilateralism." Zheng Qirong believes that the multilateralism advocated by China is an international system with the United Nations at its core and an international order based on international law. It is not only an institutional guarantee for the future of present and future generations, but also an expression of China's solemn commitment to adhering to true multilateralism.

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