China is committed to helping people in different countries and regions share the benefits of the internet, according to a white paper published Monday.
The white paper titled "Jointly Build a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace" was released by China's State Council Information Office.
China upholds "Tech for Good" with a people-centered approach. In response to the needs of the international community, China has worked with other countries to bridge the digital divide. It has promoted online cultural exchanges and mutual learning among civilizations and strengthened support for vulnerable groups to help people in different countries and regions share the benefits of the internet, said the white paper.
While using the internet to eliminate its own poverty, China has used technology to help developing countries improve broadband access in the poorest areas and areas with low population density. It has worked to provide universal and affordable internet access in the least developed countries, in order to eliminate poverty caused by lack of network facilities, according to the white paper.
China has actively developed digital public products and expanded cooperation in digital public services. Since the global outbreak of COVID-19, pandemic forecasting platforms and robocalls developed in China have helped control and mitigation in other countries, read the white paper.
Online cultural exchange platforms have been created for exchange and mutual learning among civilizations, according to the white paper.