As the World Heritage Convention embarks on its next 50 years of service, UNESCO invites the international society, including China, to reflect on how to conserve heritage, not just for the sake of heritage itself, but to let it become a better source of resilience, humanity, and innovation.
From a follower to a world leader in technological innovation, China’s great transformation has demonstrated to the world the great potential, vitality, and creativity of the Chinese nation.
The irreversible trend of globalization continues to flourish despite the current geopolitical twists and turns. People’s call for a better life can only be met through cooperation instead of isolation and confrontation.
The achievement of human rights is a process of progressive realization. As countries become more prosperous, they can comply more fully with human rights obligations.
For the United States, China’s ‘rise’ is viewed as a threat to ‘U.S. hegemony,’ but in the eyes of the world, it is viewed as a country that has pulled 800 million people out of poverty, promising great hope for humanity.
Both parties involved in the military conflict and the countries imposing economic sanctions should take actions out of humanitarian concerns to keep the global supply chains unblocked for agricultural products and the materials needed in agricultural production.