China supports work of U.N. Security Council committees

China supports the work of the subsidiary committees of the U.N. Security Council, namely the Al Qaida Sanctions Committee, the Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1540 Committee, a Chinese envoy says. Wang Min, Chinese deputy permanent representative to the U.N., made the statement Wednesday at a meeting of the Security Council, where the chairmen of the […]

Chinese peacekeepers complete mission in South Sudan

A team of 14 Chinese police officers returned to Beijing on Tuesday after finishing a year-long peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, the Ministry of Public Security said. The team was the first Chinese peacekeeping team to join the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan. The team accomplished all of the tasks mandated by the […]

Chinese envoy calls for rejection of double standard on human rights

Chinese envoy calls for rejection of double standard on human rights

The international community must reject politicization of and double standard on human rights in order to tackle the challenges facing the global cause, a senior Chinese UN envoy said here Thursday. While addressing the Third Committee of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly on human rights, Wang Min, China’s deputy permanent representative to […]

Chinese peace-keeping police set off to South Sudan

Chinese peace-keeping police set off to South Sudan

China sent off the second batch of policemen on Friday night to the Republic of South Sudan for United Nations (UN) peace-keeping missions. The 13-member team was composed of policemen in a range of sections, including anti-terror department, entrance and exit administration, regimental and patrolling police, border checking, and fire case investigation. All of them […]

China calls for strengthening authority, efficiency of UN General Assembly

China calls for strengthening authority, efficiency of UN General Assembly

China Thursday called on the United Nations General Assembly (GA) to further strengthen its authority and efficiency in order to better implement the mandate entrusted in the UN Charter. Wang Min, China’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, made the statement as he addressed the 67th session of the General Assembly on the theme of […]

China calls for greater attention of UN to social development

China’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Wang Min Monday called on the UN to give greater attention to social development under the current world situation. Wang’s statement came as he addressed the Third Committee of the 67th session of the General Assembly. “At present, the profound impacts of the international financial crisis and […]

China calls for neutrality and impartiality in abating Syrian humanitarian crisis

China calls for neutrality and impartiality in abating Syrian humanitarian crisis

The humanitarian principles of neutrality and impartiality need to be strictly complied in alleviating the humanitarian crisis in Syria, China’s UN envoy said Thursday. The statement came as Li Baodong, China’s permanent representative to the UN, addressed an open Security Council meeting on the humanitarian situation in Syria. “The effort to abate the humanitarian crisis […]

Chinese diplomat Wu Hongbo swears in as UN under-secretary-general

Chinese diplomat Wu Hongbo swears in as UN under-secretary-general

Wu Hongbo (R), the newly appointed UN under-secretary-general for economic and social affairs, shakes hands with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during the inauguration ceremony held at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States, Aug. 6, 2012. Wu Hongbo (R), the newly appointed UN under-secretary-general for economic and social affairs, shakes hands with UN […]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to visit China

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will pay an official visit to China from July 17 to July 19 at the invitation of the Chinese government, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin said here Friday. Ban will also attend the opening ceremony of the Fifth Ministerial Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) to be […]

China urges parties in Afghanistan to continue inclusive political dialogue

China hopes parties concerned in Afghanistan will continue to be devoted to an inclusive political dialogue and peace process in order to realize national reconciliation, said Li Baodong, Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations here on Wednesday. His statement came as he addressed a Security Council open meeting on the situation in Afghanistan. “Thanks […]