BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The sixth Beijing Forum on Human Rights opened on Thursday, focusing on constructing an environment for sustainable human rights development.
The two-day forum has attracted more than 100 officials, foreign diplomats and human rights experts from the United Nations and 33 countries and regions. Its topics will cover rule of law, the Internet and the protection of human rights, international cooperation in human rights issues.
The annual event was first held in 2008 and has become a key platform for human rights exchanges among different countries, ethnicities and cultures.
This year's forum is co-organized by the China Society for Human Rights Studies, the largest human rights academic group in China, and the China Foundation for Human Rights Development, a major civil group.