（中外新闻社 中外新闻网记者 刘登臣 胡树萌 马晓忠 北京报道）大使馆是一国在建交国首都派驻的外交代表机关。大使馆代表整个国家的利益，全面负责两国关系，由国家元首任命并作为国家元首的代表履行职责。大使馆成为了一个窗口，向世界展示着各国独特的文化魅力。中国同各国的友好合作关系全面发展，本着平等互利原则，积极开展了多层次、宽领域、全方位合作，取得了丰硕成果。而青少年却是推动中国同各国的友好合作关系全面发展的一支重要力量。
The embassy is a diplomatic representative organization in the capital of another country. The embassy, representing the interests of the entire country, has overall responsibility for the relations between the two countries. The ambassador is appointed by the head of state and performs all diplomatic duties as the representative of the head of state. The embassy is also a window to show its unique culture to the world. China has developed and maintained good friendship and cooperation with all nations around the world. With the principle of equality and mutual benefits, China has actively conducted multi-level, wide-ranging and all-round cooperation and achieved fruitful results. The youth is an important group in promoting the all-round development of friendly and cooperative relations between China and other countries.
In the afternoon of January 28th, “Witness Friendship” Home and Abroad News Press 2018 Winter Junior Journalist Delegation held the opening ceremony at the Temple of Heaven Hotel Beijing.The Director of the Ministry of Water Resources Mr. Pei Hongzhi,the Deputy Director of the United Nations International Coordination Bureau, the President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan, the Executive Director Mr. Liu Dengchen, the Executive Vice Editor Mr. Hu Shumeng, the Deputy Director Mr. Ma Xiaozhong and other officers attended the event. Mrs. Wei Yan delivered an important speech to the junior journalists who were about to take the responsibilities as the future media professionals. She also made brief introductions about the interviewing foreign embassies as well as provided the practical training in diplomatic etiquettes, interview skills, news report production.
Mrs. Wei made two suggestions to the junior journalists during the opening ceremony: Firstly, when having exclusive interviews with the foreign embassies, we should show our best positive energy to the ambassadors and foreign diplomats. We will tell the stories about China to them and deliver our friendship to them through our voice. Secondly, the junior journalists should take advantage of this precious opportunity to learn from the senior journalists of Home and Abroad News Press. We should learn their diplomatic wisdom, interview skills and etc. Through this serial interview, we can quickly improve ourselves.
Home and Abroad News Press 2018 Winter Junior Journalist Delegationto foreign embassies has more than 30 students from Toronto, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Shijiazhuang, Kunming, Chengdu, Wuhan, Dongguan, Shenyang and Zhengzhou. Every junior journalist made a speech at the opening ceremony. They were truly excited for the opportunity of close interaction with the foreign ambassadors to China and other embassy officials. They all expressed their learning objectives to understand the cultures of various countries and experience the foreign diplomats’ wisdom, enthusiasm, friendship and learn their diplomatic temperaments; at the same time, they want to improve their English skills.
At the end of the ceremony, The Director of the Ministry of Water Resources Mr. Pei Hongzhi and the Deputy Director of the United Nations International Coordination Bureau, the President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yanpassed the delegation flag to the delegation team lead Fan Binjun, the deputy team leadsLi Jiahao, Hua Jinwei, Zhou Lishu, Mi Jiayue and Li Xinqi. This year, the junior journalist delegation will have exclusive interviews with nine embassies in China, including Russia, Rwanda, Austria, Iran, Vietnam, Congo-Brazzaville, Tajikistan, Belarus and Slovakia.