Peng Liyuan urges advancing education for girls, women


BEIJING, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Peng Liyuan, the spouse of Chinese President Xi Jinping, has referred to as for sustained efforts to allow extra women to obtain a top quality education that contributes to realizing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals.

Peng, a particular envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the development of ladies’ and women’s education, spoke in an interview with the Courier, a flagship journal revealed by UNESCO.

Noting that eliminating poverty and realizing gender equality are the frequent beliefs of humanity and the frequent aspirations of women worldwide, she mentioned that by means of unremitting efforts, China had achieved the purpose of eradicating absolute poverty, with education a vital automobile.

“We needs to be extra decided to advertise women’ and women’s education, work to make sure that extra women obtain high quality education and contribute to the belief of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals,” Peng mentioned.

She referred to as on everybody all over the world to work collectively and discover new methods and collectively meet challenges. “As COVID-19 continues to unfold all over the world, it’s our frequent want that no lady needs to be left behind,” she mentioned.

Peng affirmed the importance of UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative, saying that women are an vital power for advancing human civilization and creating a greater future for all.

She expressed her hope that governments of all international locations, in addition to worldwide organizations, and non-governmental organizations, will take energetic actions to empower women by means of education, promote better growth of ladies’ and women’s education, and inject new impetus into the constructing of a neighborhood with a shared future for mankind.

In 2015, China and UNESCO collectively established the Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. In current years, the prize has continued to have a optimistic affect.

As UNESCO Special Envoy for Girls’ and Women’s Education, Peng expressed her willingness to proceed to satisfy her function and that China will proceed to work with the UN company to make sure the success of the second version of the Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education.

This yr, as UNESCO marks its seventy fifth anniversary, the Courier is publishing a particular challenge to focus on the main challenges dealing with education on the earth right now and to suggest options.


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