Chinese UN envoy reaffirms green Winter Olympics in 2022

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Added On December 11, 2019

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The Chinese UN envoy says Beijing aims to hold a green Winter Olympics in 2022, in which green power will be used in all venues.
 
China Report has the details. 
 
China's permanent representative to the UN reaffirmed the promise during a UN General Assembly debate on sports for development and peace on Monday. 
 
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): ZHANG JUN, China's permanent representative to UN 
 
"China will work closely with the International Olympic Committee to present the world with a splendid, extraordinary and outstanding Olympic Games, promote the development of the Olympic Games and the snow sports, and give full play to the positive role of sports in  maintaining world peace, promoting the development of all countries and enhancing people's friendship. We will hold a green Olympic Games and prioritize ecological consideration, resources conservation and environmental friendliness by developing and implementing a low-carbon management work plan. With the work plan, green power will be used in all winter Olympic venues to strive for carbon neutrality."
 
He said the Olympic Games not only provide an arena for athletes, but also a bridge of friendship for people of all countries. 
 
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE): ZHANG JUN, China's permanent representative to UN
 
"China will continue to promote openness in Olympic Games, and through the Beijing games to strengthen sports cooperation and people-to-people and cultural exchanges between China and the rest of the world. China will create a new window for promoting the Olympic spirit and exchanges among civilizations and mutual learnings. Moreover, China will combat corruption and uphold integrity in hosting the Olympic Games, tighten oversight of the preparations and adopt zero tolerance for doping so that the Beijing Winter Olympic Games will be as clean and pure as ice and snow."