Word of the Week--- World Internet Conference（Wuzhen Summit）
世界互联网大会（World Internet Conference，简称：WIC），是由我国倡导并每年在浙江省嘉兴市桐乡乌镇举办的世界性互联网盛会。会议旨在搭建中国与世界互联互通的国际平台和国际互联网共享共治的中国平台，让各国在争议中求共识、在共识中谋合作、在合作中创共赢。世界互联网大会被广泛认为是中国和世界互联网行业的顶级盛会，自2014年以来已成功举办了七年。
The World Internet Conference (WIC) is a worldwide Internet event initiated by China and held annually in Wuzhen, Tongxiang, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province. The purpose of the conference is to build an international platform for China's interconnection with the world and a Chinese platform for Internet sharing and governance, so that countries can seek consensus in differences, seek cooperation in consensus and create win-win results in cooperation. World Internet Conference is widely regarded as the top level Internet industry event in both China and the world. The conference has been held successfully for seven years since 2014.
This year's World Internet Conference is themed as “Towards a New Era of Digital Civilization, Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace.” It focuses on cutting-edge technologies and offers a platform for cooperation between enterprises to drive the growth of digital economy. The event attaches great importance to areas like cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, 5G and cyber security. Many attendees say the latest digital reforms in economy, society and governance will build a new roadmap for the future development of the Internet. Digitization is now taking up an important chapter in China's 14th Five-Year Plan.
President Xi Jinping sent congratulatory letter to World Internet Conference
In his letter, Xi noted that digital technology is being fully integrated into all fields and the whole process of economy, politics, culture, society and ecological civilization development with new ideas, new forms and new models, having extensive and profound impacts on the production and life of humankind.
Nowadays, profound changes in the world unseen in a century and the epidemic situation are intertwined. It is imperative for the international community to join hands to seize opportunities and meet challenges by following the trend of informatization and digitalization, as well as networking and smart development, he added.
Xi emphasized that China is willing to work with other countries to shoulder the historical responsibility of promoting human progress by stimulating the digital economy vitality, enhancing the digital government efficiency, optimizing the digital social environment, setting up a digital cooperation structure, and building a strong digital security shield. China is also willing to work with other countries in the world to make the digital civilization benefit people of all countries, and promote the building of a community with a shared future for humankind, he added.
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