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National Health Commission should monitor all gene-editing centers and IVF clinics in China to ensure trials are in line with regulations.
A national registry dedicated to clinical trials involving cell technologies should be established to pro
mote greater transparency, they said, so that before a trial begins scientists would need to pass an
ethics review and provide a list of names of all participating scientists and institutions.
Universities and research institutes should strengthen education and
training in bioethics and scientific and medical professionalism, covering research sci
entists and students of science, medicine and the humanities at all levels, they said.
In addition, more efforts should be undertaken to eliminate prejudice against people wi
th disabilities, which exists in the minds of some scholars, they said. Following the gene-edited baby incid
ent, government departments have vowed to improve supervision, and new regulations are being made or revised.
future for mankind in his speech at the headquarters of the United Nation
s in September 2015, and in his report for the 19
th National Congress of the Communist Part y of China in October 2017, Xi has pledged on different occasions to build a peaceful, safe, prosperous, open, incl
and beautiful world to let the sunshine of a community of shared future for mankind illuminate the world. The world, which is going through a phase of adjustment that features huge development and fundamental changes, faces
great and u
nfamiliar turbulent situations — the overall trends of peace and development are irreversible, while ins tability and uncertainty are prominent. Some problems and challenges are unpreced
ented, and the interna tional community faces crucial choices concerning the future of the world and the fate of humanity.
te exchanges among civilizations and dialogues based on harmony in
diversity and inclusiveness. We need to undertake
the cultural responsibility of int ernational communicators, and let exchanges of culture and among civilizat
ions, as well as mutual learning, con stantly serve as bridges for people’s friendship, the impetus of international cooperati
on and bond of world peace. Second, we should become builders of world peace and development. The wheel of humanities’ development is uns
toppable. Peace, reconciliation and harmony are historical trends. Equality, mutual tru
st and win-win cooperation are hi storical necessities. Yet, as international conventions are attacked and multilateral mechanisms are cha
llenged, the anti-globalization tendency rises, and unilateralism and trade protectionis
More than 60 countries will send delegations to join multinational naval events marking the anniv
ersary, and over 30 countries of them will sen
d major navy leaders to participate, according to Qiu. Nearly 20 foreign vessels of various capabilities, including destroyers, frigates and landing ships, will join Chinese vessels in the naval parade, sh
o the world the “firm determination to safeguard peace and seek development with joint efforts,” Qiu said. Organizing multinational naval parades is a unique ceremonial activity of navies, according to Qiu.
ese People’s Liberation Army Navy has been active in provi ding security products for the international community since its founding, Qiu said.
The navy has paid over 100 visits to 94 countries a
nd 138 ports, and has held more than 60 joint military drills with foreign navies over the 70 years, according to Qiu.
Since 2008, the navy has sent 32 escort fleets, 103 vessels, 69 helicopters and more than 27,000 offic
ers and soldiers to escort over 6,600 vessels, more than a half of which were foreign merchant ships, he added.
Since 2010, the naval hospital ship Peace Ark has traveled to 43 countr
ies and regions and provided free medical services to over 230,000 people, Qiu said.