High School General Assembly 7
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Yitong Feng

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Position Paper

  • Delegate: Yitong Feng
  • School: Jinzhou Senior High School
  • Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Committee: General Assembly 7, High School
  • Topic: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

  • Since the Copenhagen Declaration’s outcome made it urgent to figure out solutions to social problems, the social development has long been a hot discussion and an international issue. The social development is related to varied fields including economy, equality, environment, social inclusion, etc. The problems of each fields are exclusive and hard to be ignored. As a significant and active state in international affairs, the United Kingdom is paying strong attention to pursue social development and has made lots of efforts. While the social problems are demanding more efficient treatment, the United Kingdom calls for all countries to unite and work together for accelerating the global social development precess and formulating more specific and accurate methods to solve different kinds of social problems, meanwhile addresses its willing to make more valuable contributions to the social development in the contemporary world.

  • Through out these more than 20 years since the Copenhagen declaration’s outcome, the UK has made efforts like policy stimulation and changes, therefore gains achievements, such as the basic accomplishment of the MDGs. However, what we must face is the social developing situation of the global world is still not optimistic. States are demanded to further advance the social development to the universal and comprehensive level.

  • Although economy isn’t the social development all involved, there’s no doubt that economic factors play very important roles is social d...