On the afternoon of the 12th, President Xi Jinping attended the 15th Conference of the Parties Leaders Summit of the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Kunming via video and delivered a keynote speech.

Experts, scholars and government officials from many countries spoke highly of President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech, and believed that the speech put forward an important initiative to start a new journey of high-quality development of mankind, and unite a strong force for jointly building a community of life on earth. China’s responsibility as a major country is to promote the construction of a global ecological civilization. Inject new impetus.

Keynote Speech by Xi Jinping at the 15th Summit of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (full text)

  Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, October 12th

Together to build a community of life on earth

——Keynote speech at the 15th Summit of the Conference of Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity

(October 12, 2021)

Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China

Dear colleagues,

Ladies and gentlemen, friends:

  Hello everyone!

  I am very happy to meet you in Kunming via video to attend the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

On behalf of the Chinese government and the Chinese people, and in my own name, I would like to extend a warm welcome to all the guests!

  "Everything gets its own life, and each gets its own life." Biodiversity makes the earth full of vitality and is also the basis for human survival and development.

Protecting biodiversity helps maintain the earth’s homeland and promote the sustainable development of mankind.

  With the theme of "Ecological Civilization: Building a Community of Life on Earth", the Kunming Conference promotes the formulation of the "Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework" and sets goals and clear paths for future global biodiversity conservation, which is of great significance.

The international community should strengthen cooperation, think in one heart and act in one direction, and build a community of life on earth.

  Man and nature should live in harmony.

When humans protect nature in a friendly manner, nature’s rewards are generous; when humans rudely plunder nature, nature’s punishments are also merciless.

We must have a deep respect for nature, respect nature, conform to nature, protect nature, and build a home on earth in which man and nature coexist harmoniously.

  Green water and green mountains are Jinshan Yinshan.

A good ecological environment is not only natural wealth, but also economic wealth, which is related to the potential and stamina of economic and social development.

We must accelerate the formation of a green development model, promote a win-win situation for economic development and environmental protection, and build a home for the earth in which the economy and the environment advance together.

  The new crown pneumonia epidemic has cast a shadow on global development, and the promotion of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is facing greater challenges.

Facing the dual tasks of restoring the economy and protecting the environment, developing countries need help and support even more.

We must strengthen unity and overcome difficulties together, so that development results and good ecology will benefit the people of all countries more and more equitably, and build a home for the common development of all countries in the world.

  We are in an era full of challenges and hopes.

Keep going, and the future can be expected.

For our common future, we must go hand in hand to start a new journey of high-quality human development.

  First, coordinate the relationship between man and nature with the construction of ecological civilization as a guide.

We must resolve the contradictions caused by industrial civilization, limit human activities to the limit that the ecological environment can withstand, and carry out integrated protection and systematic management of mountains, rivers, forests, fields, lakes, and sands.

  Second, drive the green transformation to help global sustainable development.

We must establish a green and low-carbon circular economy system, transform ecological advantages into development advantages, and make green waters and mountains produce huge benefits.

We must strengthen green international cooperation and share the fruits of green development.

  Third, promote social fairness and justice with the welfare of the people as the center.

We must be mindful of the people's yearning for a better life, and achieve a multi-faceted win-win situation such as protecting the environment, developing the economy, creating employment, and eliminating poverty, and enhance the sense of gain, happiness, and security of people in all countries.

  Fourth, maintain a fair and reasonable international governance system based on international law.

We must practice true multilateralism, and effectively observe and implement international rules.

The establishment of new environmental protection goals should balance ambition and pragmatism to make the global environmental governance system more fair and reasonable.

  Dear colleagues!

  China's ecological civilization construction has achieved remarkable results.

Some time ago, the trip of Yunnan elephants north and back showed us the achievements of China's protection of wild animals.

China will continue to promote the construction of ecological civilization, unswervingly implement the new development concept of innovation, coordination, greenness, openness and sharing, and build a beautiful China.

  Here, I announce that China will take the lead in investing 1.5 billion yuan to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund to support biodiversity conservation in developing countries.

China calls on and welcomes all parties to contribute to the fund.

  In order to strengthen the protection of biodiversity, China is accelerating the construction of a natural protection area system with national parks as the main body, and gradually incorporate the most important natural ecosystems, the most unique natural landscapes, the best natural heritage, and the richest biodiversity areas into the country. The park system.

China has officially established the first batch of national parks such as Sanjiangyuan, Giant Panda, Siberian Tiger and Leopard, Hainan Tropical Rainforest, and Wuyi Mountain. The protected area is 230,000 square kilometers, covering nearly 30% of the land area of ​​national key protected wildlife species.

At the same time, in line with the principle of integrating in-situ conservation and ex-situ conservation, the construction of national botanical garden systems in Beijing and Guangzhou will be initiated.

  In order to promote the achievement of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals, China will successively release key areas and industries carbon peaking implementation plans and a series of support and safeguard measures to build a carbon peaking and carbon neutral "1+N" policy system.

China will continue to promote the adjustment of industrial structure and energy structure, vigorously develop renewable energy, and accelerate the planning and construction of large-scale wind power photovoltaic base projects in deserts, Gobi and desert areas. The first phase of the project with an installed capacity of about 100 million kilowatts has started in an orderly manner recently. .

  Dear colleagues!

  People live up to the green hills, and green hills will definitely live up to others.

Ecological civilization is the historical trend of the development of human civilization.

Let us join hands, uphold the concept of ecological civilization, stand at the height of being responsible for future generations, and jointly build a community of life on the earth, and jointly build a clean and beautiful world!

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