（中外新闻社 中外新闻网 小记者 张思仪）使领馆是一国在建交国城市派驻的外交代表机关。使领馆代表整个国家的利益，全面负责两国关系，由国家外交部任命并作为国家的代表履行职责。各国使领馆成为了一个窗口，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。
A Consulate General is a diplomatic representative office of a country stationed in a city with diplomatic ties. The Consulate General represent the interests of the entire country and are fully responsible for the relationship between the two countries. They are appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country and perform their duties as representatives of the country. The Consulates General of various countries have become a window showing the unique cultural charm of each country to the world. China's friendly and cooperative relations with other countries have developed in an all-round way. Based on the principle of equality and mutual benefit, China has actively carried out multi-level and wide-ranging cooperation with fruitful results. The youth are an important force in promoting and developing friendly and cooperative relations between China and all countries around the world.
2022年7月18日下午，“见证友谊” 中外新闻社2022暑期访问外国驻广州总领事馆小记者团在广州举行了开团仪式。广东省人大代表、宋庆龄基金会理事钟课枝女士，联合国国际协调局副局长兼新闻部长、中外新闻社总裁韦燕，中外新闻社执行社长、副总编刘登臣，中外新闻社常务理事刘暖尧、魏炯才等领导出席。韦燕对即将出征、肩负着外事采访任务的小记者们发表了重要讲话。并在会上就“见证友谊” 中外新闻社小记者2022暑期访问的国家一一作了介绍，并对外交礼仪、采访技巧、标题制作等进行了实战培训。
On the afternoon of July 18th, 2022, "Witness Friendship" Home and Abroad News Press 2022 Summer Junior Journalist Delegation to Foreign Consulates General in Guangzhou held the opening ceremony in Guangzhou Rosedale Hotel. Mrs. Zhong Kezhi, the Representative of Guangdong Provincial People's Congress and the Director of the Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mrs. Wei Yan, the Deputy Director of the United Nations International Coordination and Collaboration Agency and the President of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Dengchen, the Executive Director and the Deputy editor-in-chief of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Liu Nuanyao, the Executive Director of Home and Abroad News Press, Mr. Wei Jiongcai and other senior officers as well as important guests attended the ceremony. Mrs. Wei Yan delivered an important speech to all junior journalists who are about to take the serial interviews with the foreign consulates. She also introduced the 8 countries in this serial interviews and provided practical training on diplomatic etiquettes, interview skills, news article writing and title creations etc.
Mrs. Zhong Kezhi made two suggestions to the junior journalists at the opening ceremony: First, when interviewing the foreign consulates, the junior journalists should present the positive energy of Chinese children to the consuls general of various countries, tell them the Chinese stories, and deliver the Chinese voice. Second, our junior journalists should take advantage of this rare learning opportunity. We should seriously learn from the senior journalists of Home and Abroad News Press, learn about their diplomatic wisdom and interview skills to improve yourself in any possible ways during this serial interviews.
In the past decades, Home and Abroad News Press has developed a valuable brand with its own style. It plays an important media role on the international stage, highly recognized by the governments and general public of various countries. The Press also won many international awards. The purpose of this serial interview with the foreign consulates is to show the good diplomatic temperaments and well-developed writing skills. We wish all junior journalists cherish this unique learning opportunity. You are the "Friendship Messengers" connecting China and the world. During your interviews with the Consuls General, I hope you will deliver the positive, progressive and friendly spirits of Chinese students to every successful interview.
Since the pandemic starting in 2020, the serial interviews of Home and Abroad News Press Junior Journalist Delegation have been postponed again and again. With the latest pandemic updates by the Guangzhou Municipal People's Government Information Office: the pandemic situation in Guangzhou has been stabilized; as the result, Home and Abroad News Press actively communicated with the consulates general of various countries in Guangzhou. Under the strict control measures and risk assessment, the junior journalists were selected by public audition from Hong Kong, Chongqing, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Liuzhou, Foshan, Dongguan, Shantou, Guangzhou, Zhongshan, Zhengzhou and other places. Every junior journalist made serious promises at the opening ceremony to do their best in this learning journey. They are sincerely excited to have the opportunity to have close dialogues with high-level officials of various countries in China. This opportunity also allows them to learn more about the culture and education of those countries, experience the wisdom, enthusiasm and friendship of diplomats from various countries. They will learn the diplomatic demeanor of diplomats, and improve their English proficiency at the same time.
最后由钟课枝女士和中外新闻社总裁韦燕在台上挥动小记者团团旗, 之后交给小记者团团长张思仪、小记者团副团长张作铭同学, 然后小记者列队出征, 将采访日本、印尼、巴基斯坦、俄罗斯、韩国、泰国、希腊、伊朗等8国驻广州总领事馆。
Finally, Mrs. Zhong Kaozhi and Mrs. Wei Yan waved the delegation flag on the stage and then handed it over to Zhang Siyi, the group head of the Junior Journalist Delegation, and Zhang Zuoming, the deputy group head. All junior journalists lined up to get ready to interview the Consulates General of eight countries in Guangzhou, including Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Greece, and Iran.