Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Tuesday, called on countries around the world to join hands and start a new journey of high-quality development of humanity.
Xi made the remarks while addressing the leaders’ summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity via a video link in Beijing.
The development of ecological civilisation should be taken as a guide to coordinate the relationship between humans and Nature, Xi stressed.
He added that human activities needed to be kept within the limits of the ecology and environment.
Xi urged efforts to let green transition drive people’s efforts to facilitate global sustainable development and called for stepping up green international cooperation to share the fruits of green development among all countries.
He stressed the need to better people’s well-being to promote social equity and justice that international law should be the basis to uphold a fair and equitable international governance system.
Xi also said that the new environmental protection targets people set need to be ambitious on the one hand and pragmatic and balanced on the other.