(September 27, Beijing time), Chinese President Xi Jinping Peng Liyuan within one day, attended the two United Nations activities, published in English with two English speeches, called on the international community to support the girls Education and the health of women, children and adolescents. These two events are “high-level meetings on priority for sustainable development education” and “every child for every woman”. Peng Liyuan is also a special envoy of UNESCO for the promotion of girls’ and women’s education, as well as the World Health Organization’s Goodwill Ambassador for Tuberculosis / AIDS Prevention and Control.
Memorial father in the village when the night school teacher to help the villagers literacy
At the High-level Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, Mr Pang said that as a UNESCO Special Envoy for the Promotion of Girls and Women’s Education and a mother, her commitment to education for all never changed.
Peng Liyuan pointed out that education is related to women and girls. Girls are very important because they will one day become the first teacher of their children. However, women still account for half of the world’s poor, 60% of adults do not read and write. Education is the key to solving such inequalities.
Peng Liyuan in his speech about her father grew up in a very small village in China. In those years, many villagers are illiterate. So her father opened a night school to help them read. In his help, many people learned to write their own name; in his help, many people have the first time to read the newspaper; in his help, many women began to teach their children to read and write.
Peng Liyuan said that in China, “Spring Bud Program” has helped 3 million girls to return to school. “Many people have finished their universities and have performed well in their jobs, and education is equal, and in poor countries and regions, the number of children drop out is alarmingly high, and we call for more education resources to be put into these places. Young people are our future, and education is important because it not only brings knowledge to young people, but also helps them become responsible citizens, “she says.
And Ban Ki-moon together called for the health of women and children
Peng Liyuan also attended the “every woman, every child” high-level activities. In the event, Peng Liyuan sat next to the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. At the scene, Ban Ki-moon announced that the United Nations would invest $ 25 billion over five years to prevent the avoidable death of women, children and adolescents and to promote the health of these people.
Peng Liyuan in his speech about 2006, as the first time in China as a Chinese AIDS prevention to the poor rural areas to see the whole family infected with AIDS and the loss of parents of the five-year-old boy Gao Jun.
She introduced to the guests, then the situation so that her heartbreak, followed by the help of government and civil society, Gao Jun healthy grow up. Later, when he saw Gao Jun, he looked taller and became happier. “He and I participated in a charity event called ‘forever together’ he told me that he dreamed of becoming a pilot and I wanted him to dream come true,” said Peng Liyuan.
Peng Liyuan also thanked the United Nations for developing a global strategy for the global health of women, children and adolescents, and said that China would fully support it. “China will always be a partner in this strategic plan, and give full support,” Peng Liyuan said, as Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, each of us need for our children, and children’s children to play energy.