Xinhua News Agency, Hangzhou, November 8Title: Jointly promote the construction of a community with a shared future in cyberspace to a new stage – President Xi Jinping’s video speech to the opening ceremony of the Wuzhen Summit of the 2023 World Internet Conference builds consensus and points out the direction
Xinhua News Agency reporter
“Let us join hands to build a community with a shared future in cyberspace, let the Internet better benefit people all over the world, and jointly create a better future for mankind!”
On the morning of November 8, President Xi Jinping delivered a video speech to the opening ceremony of the Wuzhen Summit of the 2023 World Internet Conference, scientifically analyzing the new situations and new requirements facing global Internet development and governance, and providing important guidance for jointly promoting the construction of a community with a shared future in cyberspace. Participants at the meeting said that President Xi Jinping’s speech built consensus on cooperation, inspired strength for progress, and further pointed out the direction for jointly promoting the construction of a community with a shared future in cyberspace to a new stage.
Open cooperation: Let people in more countries share the fruits of Internet development
“President Xi Jinping’s video speech fully affirmed the fruitful results achieved by the World Internet Conference 10 years ago, and we are very encouraged.” Liang Hao, Executive Deputy Secretary-General of the World Internet Conference, said, “Standing at a new starting point, we will base ourselves on our responsibilities Our mission is to actively promote the popularization of global digital infrastructure, promote digital technology-enabled industries, promote the bridging of the digital divide, build more platforms and provide better services for deepening international cooperation in global cyberspace.”
President Xi Jinping pointed out that the Internet has increasingly become a new driving force for development, a new frontier for maintaining security, and a new platform for mutual learning among civilizations. “Looking back at the past, the Internet has promoted and supported the development of global cloud computing technology and industry, and the popularization of information services has narrowed the digital divide.” Wang Jian, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and director of Zhijiang Laboratory, said that in the era of intelligence, the Internet will serve as an artificial intelligence in the future The important foundation of technology and industry will further promote the development of the digital economy and form a more inclusive and prosperous cyberspace.
In 2015, President Xi Jinping proposed the “Four Principles” and “Five Points” for global Internet development governance at the opening ceremony of the Second World Internet Conference, advocating the construction of a community with a shared future in cyberspace. This concept has been widely recognized and recognized by the international community. response actively.
“Africa is eager to work together.” Ni Quino, the “Father of the African Internet” who has been invited to attend the conference many times, said that the Wuzhen Summit of the World Internet Conference has become one of the most influential international conferences in the Internet field. China’s development achievements in the Internet field and progress in artificial intelligence and other fields have set a good example for other countries, especially developing countries.
“‘Protecting and improving people’s livelihood in the development of the Internet’, President Xi Jinping’s guidance makes us confident in the future.” Guo Kaitian, senior vice president of Tencent Group, said, “We will continue to work on basic scientific research, educational innovation, rural revitalization, ecological environment, and adaptability. We will continue to explore areas such as assisting the elderly and the disabled, and digitizing public welfare, so that the results of Internet development can benefit more people.”
Sharing and co-governance: Promoting a more peaceful and secure cyberspace
The world today is intertwined with chaos, and changes over the past century are accelerating. “We advocate sharing weal and woe and building a more peaceful and secure cyberspace.” President Xi Jinping’s initiative resonated with the participants.
“Respecting network sovereignty and respecting each country’s Internet development path and governance model, President Xi Jinping has pointed out the direction for countries to work together to deal with impacts and challenges at present and in the future. Countries should combine their respective national conditions, adhere to interconnection, sharing and governance, and carry out pragmatic cooperation , work together to meet the challenges.” said Shen Yi, professor of the Department of International Politics at Fudan University.
Artificial intelligence is a new field of human development, bringing significant opportunities but also accompanied by unpredictable risks and challenges. Wu Shenkuo, a doctoral tutor at Beijing Normal University Law School and deputy director of the Internet Society of China Research Center, said that in October this year, China proposed the “Global Artificial Intelligence Governance Initiative”, which systematically elaborated on artificial intelligence governance around the three aspects of artificial intelligence development, security, and governance. Chinese plan. After listening to President Xi Jinping’s speech today, I became more aware that joint efforts by all parties to implement the initiative will be conducive to properly coping with rule conflicts, social risks, and ethical challenges brought about by scientific and technological development.
“Only through cooperation can we further make various technologies work better.” Lanmanauskas, deputy secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union, called for returning to the track of sustainable development and letting technology ensure social peace, prosperity, and inclusiveness.
“President Xi Jinping emphasized security many times in his speech. As a network security technology entrepreneur, I feel a heavy responsibility.” Zhou Hongyi, founder of 360 Group, said that we must continue to strengthen network security technology innovation and build a safe public service platform to strengthen data security and Protect personal information, provide more services and products, and contribute to solving the security dilemma, a common issue of our times.
Exchange and mutual learning: jointly build an online spiritual home
“President Xi Jinping pointed out that we should strengthen online exchanges and dialogues to promote mutual understanding and mutual understanding between people of all countries, promote tolerance and symbiosis of different civilizations, and better promote the common values of all mankind. We will make every effort to speed up the construction of Wuzhen’s ‘International Internet Town’ and accelerate the expansion of online cultural exchange and sharing channels , to promote dialogue and communication among different civilizations around the world and exchanges and mutual learning of excellent cultures.” Yu Huiyou, Secretary of the Tongxiang Municipal Party Committee, Zhejiang, is full of confidence in the future.
“President Xi Jinping’s speech pointed out the direction for our efforts. As a question-and-answer online community, we will continue to provide good platforms and services for netizens to share knowledge and exchange experiences, promote the production and dissemination of high-quality online cultural products, and assist the development of the Internet content industry. Let’s build an online spiritual home together,” said Zhou Yuan, founder of Zhihu.
President Xi Jinping’s emphasis on “fully displaying the outstanding achievements of human civilization and actively promoting the inheritance and development of civilization” made Su Bomin, president of the Dunhuang Academy, feel that the mission is glorious and the responsibility lies on his shoulders.
“In recent years, with the help of Internet technology, the ancient Dunhuang culture is ‘walking’ out of the caves, onto the world stage, and into the homes of ordinary people. During the 2023 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit, the ‘Digital Sutra Cave (International Edition)’ will be officially released to the public. We will continue to strengthen our cultural confidence, uphold openness and inclusiveness, adhere to integrity and innovation, fully demonstrate the profound charm of Dunhuang culture, and actively promote exchanges, mutual learning, and inheritance and development of civilizations,” said Su Bomin.