Wang delivered a speech at the high-level meeting of the One Ocean Summit

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Beijing, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) –On February 11, 2022, Vice President Wang Qishan delivered a video address at the High-level Meeting of the “One Ocean” Summit.Wang said that the ocean is an important foundation for human survival and development, and the maritime Silk Road in history is a vivid portrayal of maritime exchanges, integration and mutually beneficial cooperation among people of all countries along the route.Building on past achievements and moving forward, President Xi Jinping has put forward the initiative of building a maritime community with a shared future and a 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.China is ready to actively synergize and enhance synergies with France’s international Maritime Community and other bilateral and multilateral initiatives.Wang stressed that joint efforts should be made to build a Marine ecological civilization, implement the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, forge a blue partnership, strengthen prevention and control of Marine environmental pollution, protect Marine biodiversity, and give equal consideration to Marine development and protection.We should jointly promote the development of the blue economy, optimize the spatial layout of the Marine economy, promote the development and utilization of Marine renewable energy in an orderly manner, develop green and low-carbon maritime transportation, and enhance the capacity for Marine scientific and technological innovation.We should work together to strengthen global ocean governance, firmly uphold the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other international laws, steadily advance negotiations on agreements on the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in waters outside national jurisdiction, transfer Marine technologies from developed countries to developing countries, and ensure the sharing of benefits from Marine genetic resources.China is ready to take an active part in international cooperation in the use of shore power by ships on international voyages.Wang said That China has always been a promoter of sustainable maritime development, builder of global maritime governance and defender of the international maritime order, and will work with other countries to build an ocean of peace, cooperation and beauty.The “One Ocean” summit was hosted by France, which holds the rotating presidency of the European Union, and the high-level meeting was held in Brest, France, chaired by French President Emmanuel Macron.