tibet-post-header

Tibet: News International New UN chief calls for global adherence to human rights during China trip

New UN chief calls for global adherence to human rights during China trip

E-mail Print

unsecretary electUnited Nations secretary general-elect Antonio Guterres called for human rights to be respected unequivicolly on a global level on Monday, November 28th during his first visit to Beijing.

Addressing reporters along with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, the UN chief said, “In a world where so many rights are not respected, to make sure that there is an effective combination in human rights, of the civil and political rights and the economic and social rights in a balanced way.”

Without specifically mentioning China, Guterres said what was needed was a United Nations that abides by its principles.

Speaking along with Guterres, the Chinese Foreign Minister said the UN remained “an effective platform” and “central mechanism” in leading global affairs.

“In the face of a chaotic world, countries should have higher, instead of lower expectations for the UN, therefore, the role of the UN must be strengthened rather than weakened.” the minister said.

The UN secretary general-elect's first visit to Beijing since recently being elected ended on the 29th.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:35 )  


......


Nomads banned from traditional grazing land in northeastern Tibet

Nomads banned from traditional grazing land in northeastern Tibet

Dharamshala — Reports from inside Tibet ...

At least seven people killed in a landslide in Machen County of Tibet

At least seven people killed in a landslide in Machen County of Tibet

Dharamshala — At least seven people were...

Tibetan culture is at its best time in history, says Chinese Puppet

Tibetan culture is at its best time in history, says Chinese Puppet

Dharamshala — China has continued its pr...

Human Rights Watch calls out China's attempt to 'whitewash history'

Human Rights Watch calls out China's attempt to 'whitewash history'

Dharamshala — An article from Human Righ...

Note left by Buddhist nun from Larung Gar of Tibet confirms suicide

Note left by Buddhist nun from Larung Gar of Tibet confirms suicide

Dharamshala — A suicide note left by a B...

">
Currency: