In just six years, the Belt and Road has moved from initiative to practice and from vision to action. From Eurasia to Africa, America, and Oceania, the joint construction of the Belt and Road has opened up new space for global growth. From infrastructure to people's livelihood, from trade to cultural exchanges, the initiative has benefited the world and won its trust.

58%

A major global study found a child born today faces multiple and lifelong health risks from climate change, growing up in a warmer world with food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat. Climate change is no longer a counterweight in the hands of politicians - it is a crisis for ordinary people like you and me.

20%

Multilateralism is critical to building a new world order that will ensure people achieve their full potential. The international community must uphold multilateralism, adhere to the principles of fairness and justice, and safeguard the United Nations essential multilateral system.

28%

The world is witnessing turbulence. The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year has led to a growing crisis this year. The direction of Brexit is still hanging in the air. And the Middle East is once again seeing clashes, leaving civilians dead or homeless, and protests in South America, causing a state of emergency and strikes.

37%

The international community in 2019 has taken a firm stand on win-win cooperation at a time of rising unilateralism and nationalism. The concept of win-win is highlighted and hailed at many international arenas. Effective and joint measures to enhance and strengthen global partnerships have been taken and brought benefits to the world.

17%

What is the one word in your view that perfectly captures the global mood of 2019? Based on readers' suggestions, we have selected five words as candidates for you to vote on for China Daily app's 2019 Word of the Year. The grand prize - a copy of An International Debate on the Intellectual Situation of Our Time - will be awarded to the participants whose answer is voted as China Daily app's Word of the Year.

In just six years, the Belt and Road has moved from initiative to practice and from vision to action. From Eurasia to Africa, America, and Oceania, the joint construction of the Belt and Road has opened up new space for global growth. From infrastructure to people's livelihood, from trade to cultural exchanges, the initiative has benefited the world and won its trust.

58%

A major global study found a child born today faces multiple and lifelong health risks from climate change, growing up in a warmer world with food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat. Climate change is no longer a counterweight in the hands of politicians - it is a crisis for ordinary people like you and me.

20%

Multilateralism is critical to building a new world order that will ensure people achieve their full potential. The international community must uphold multilateralism, adhere to the principles of fairness and justice, and safeguard the United Nations essential multilateral system.

28%

The world is witnessing turbulence. The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year has led to a growing crisis this year. The direction of Brexit is still hanging in the air. And the Middle East is once again seeing clashes, leaving civilians dead or homeless, and protests in South America, causing a state of emergency and strikes.

37%

The international community in 2019 has taken a firm stand on win-win cooperation at a time of rising unilateralism and nationalism. The concept of win-win is highlighted and hailed at many international arenas. Effective and joint measures to enhance and strengthen global partnerships have been taken and brought benefits to the world.

17%