Guangzhou November 20 In his keynote speech at the 2020 International Conference on Understanding China (Guangzhou) on the 20th, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that now is the right time for countries in the world to consider full cooperation.
Gordon Brown said that the world today is undergoing many major changes. In the later stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, all countries need to formulate economic recovery plans and re-examine the relationship between the market and countries, individuals and communities.
China, the United States, Japan, Europe and other countries have announced carbon neutralization goals, and the global low-carbon emission reduction green development has been established. New timetable.” This is the right time for us to think about how countries and continents should work together.
“I much agree with China’s long-standing belief that it strives to find the convergence of interests between nations, to build a solid foundation of common interests, and to build a community of interests in the midst of the great changes in the world of politics and economy.”
At this important moment, it is necessary to abandon protectionism, populism, transcend ideological and social system differences, and abandon closed-door narrow attitudes, Gordon Brown said.
Gordon Brown said that the only way out for the world to move forward is not protectionism and unilateralism, but responsible cooperation. Now we should put forward an agenda of “cooperation as much as possible”, innovate and establish effective rules, find common interests of all countries, and strengthen cooperation.
Gordon Brown said that if the world can cooperate closely now and jointly agree on solutions and unite the problems facing it will give hope for all mankind to overcome difficulties.