VALERY LOSHCHININ (Russian Federation) observed that China had made an enormous contribution to politics, peace and security in the world

VALERY LOSHCHININ (Russian Federation) observed that China had made an enormous contribution to politics, peace and security in the world

China guaranteed the right to life and food, as well as economic, social and cultural rights

The national report of China, presented in February, set out impressive achievements brought about in the country in the area of human rights. Even at the first stage of the review, the Chinese delegation had expressed a willingness to implement recommendations, and in particular with respect to the field of social, economic and cultural rights. The Russian Federation noted that the Chinese economy played a vital role in the efforts played by the international community in trying to find a way out of the current economic and financial crisis, and wished China all the success in fulfilling its obligations.

ABDULLA ABDULLATIF ABDULLA (Bahrain) congratulated China for accepting so many of the recommendations put forward during the Working Group meeting in February. The launching of the first national plan for human rights was welcome. In accordance with the Vienna Plan of Action, that had been a result of a democratic process that had covered the legislative and administrative bodies, civil society and non-governmental organizations, and covered economic, social and cultural rights and civil and political rights. Continue reading « VALERY LOSHCHININ (Russian Federation) observed that China had made an enormous contribution to politics, peace and security in the world »