The 2019 South-South Human Rights Forum was held in Beijing from Tuesday to Wednesday. Attendees from home and overseas carried out in-depth exchanges and reached consensus based on the forum’s theme “Diversity of Civilisations and Global Development of Human Rights.”

Primary topics covered by the forum included “Building a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind and Global Human Rights Governance.”

“The Right to Development: The Belt & Road Initiative Promotes the Realisation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” and “The Practice and Experience of Human Rights Protection in the Countries of Global South.”

The 2019 South-South Human Rights Forum was acclaimed by attendees as an important platform to promote the development and human rights progress of developing countries.

The forum was organised by the State Council Information Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. More than 300 officials, experts, scholars and diplomats from over 80 countries, regions and international organisations attended the forum.