Drawing a magnificent picture of exchanges and mutual learning among different civilizations through sports exchanges and cooperation for the disabled

  Persons with disabilities are equal members of the human family, and the development of the cause of the disabled is an important measure of the progress of a country's social civilization.

Since entering the new era, my country has made remarkable progress in promoting the development of the cause of the disabled, especially the rapid improvement of the level of sports development for the disabled. It demonstrates my country's institutional advantages in promoting the development of the cause of the disabled, and demonstrates my country's historic achievements in respecting and protecting the rights and interests of the disabled.

  Sports is an important part of international people-to-people and cultural exchanges.

The development of sports for the disabled is not only of great significance to safeguarding the equal rights of the disabled, promoting the integrated development of the disabled, and promoting the disabled to share the fruits of economic and social development, but also conducive to the development and progress of the international disability cause.

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, my country has actively carried out international exchanges and cooperation in the affairs of persons with disabilities to enhance the understanding and support of the international community for the cause of the disabled in China. With disabled sports as a link, China has learned from each other and is friendly with disabled athletes from all over the world. communicate with.

As pointed out in the white paper titled "Development of Sports for the Disabled in China and Protection of Rights" issued by the State Council Information Office, China fully participates in international sports for the disabled, continuously strengthens exchanges and cooperation with other countries and international organizations of disabled persons, and enhances the relationship between people of all countries, including disabled persons. friendship between.

  Sports for the disabled is a vivid portrayal of the development and progress of my country's human rights cause. It promotes the common values ​​of all mankind, promotes exchanges, understanding and friendship between people from all over the world, and contributes to the establishment of a fair, just, reasonable and inclusive global human rights governance order and the maintenance of world peace and development. wisdom.

The just-concluded Beijing Winter Paralympics demonstrates the sincere desire and firm determination of the Chinese people to work with people from all over the world to promote the development of the cause of persons with disabilities, build a more inclusive world, and create and share a better future. It has become an important platform for China to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  The Beijing Winter Paralympics is the best opportunity to show the world the development achievements of China's disabled people's cause, and it is also the best stage to boost the international exchange of disabled sports between China and foreign countries.

By holding the Beijing Winter Paralympics, the enthusiasm of the majority of disabled groups to participate in sports has been greatly stimulated, and more disabled people have been encouraged to actively participate in sports and enjoy the enthusiasm and happiness brought by sports. To achieve a brilliant life and realize the dream of life; the spirit of the disabled to challenge the limit, forge ahead, and tenacious struggle has inspired the people of the whole country and promoted the progress of social civilization.

  At present, China has achieved a well-off society in all respects, including the disabled. It has made remarkable achievements in eliminating poverty for the disabled, and has made historic achievements in the development of sports for the disabled. Governments and non-governmental organizations have carried out extensive and practical cooperation, and have done their best to provide strong support for other countries to reduce poverty and improve the well-being of the disabled.

By actively promoting international and regional cooperation, sharing the successful experience of the development of the cause of the disabled with developing countries, and strengthening practical cooperation with other countries and regions in social security, medical rehabilitation, assistive devices, public education, culture and sports, etc. Promote the cause of the disabled to advance together through exchanges.

  On the one hand, seek more scientific, fairer, and more suitable policies and development plans for the disabled service, through barrier-free construction, enable disabled people to widely participate in social life, and actively expand disabled sports management, sustainable development, sports rehabilitation and other related content , to promote disabled people to choose suitable sports activities and integrate them with able-bodied people; , to enhance people-to-people exchanges, understanding and people-to-people bonds, promote the construction of a more fair, just, reasonable and inclusive global human rights governance order, and further enrich the connotation of a community with a shared future for mankind.

  At present, the changes of the century and the epidemic of the century are intertwined. It is the common expectation of the people of all countries that the fire of peace will be passed on from generation to generation, the impetus for development will continue to flow, and the light of civilization will shine.

The happy life of the people, including those with disabilities, is the greatest human right. China adheres to the sports cause for the disabled as an important carrier of exchanges between countries. It depicts a magnificent picture of exchanges and mutual learning among different civilizations through exchanges and cooperation in sports for the disabled. Discussing and solving the common issues faced by disabled people in the world's interaction will surely promote the "together to the future" of international disabled sports.

(Author: Wu Xili, a researcher at the Guangdong Research Center for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and an associate professor at South China University of Technology)