On December 18, 2019, the second plenary meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Meeting on Care and Protection of Rural Left-behind Children and Protection of Children in Distress was held in Beijing. The main task of the meeting was to thoroughly study and implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Plenary Sessions of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, guided by Xi Jinping's thought of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, and a comprehensive summary of the care and protection of rural left-behind children in 2019 Work on child security, research and deploy tasks for 2020 and beyond, gather consensus, integrate resources, and gather forces to further promote the effective implementation of the Party Central Committee and the State Council's decision-making and deployment of care and protection of rural left-behind children and the protection of children in distress. The convener of the inter-ministerial joint meeting, Secretary of the Party Leadership Group of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, and Minister Li Jiheng attended the meeting and delivered speeches.
The meeting pointed out that the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party is a very important meeting held by the Party Central Committee at the historical meeting point of the "Two Hundred Years" struggle to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China. The far-reaching impact is groundbreaking and milestone in our party's history. The plenary meeting has made efforts to strengthen the construction of inclusive, basic, and basic people's livelihoods, guarantee the basic lives of the people, especially in improving the basic public service system of the country, including child care, and improve the care service system for left-behind children, women, and the elderly in rural areas. The strategy draws up specific requirements. It is necessary to fully implement the requirements for the deployment of the plenary, and to understand and promote the care and protection of left-behind children in rural areas and the protection of children in distress with a higher political standing and a wider work horizon.
The meeting emphasized that General Secretary Xi Jinping attached great importance to the care and protection of rural left-behind children. General Secretary Xi Jinping emphasized that we must care about left-behind children, improve working mechanisms and measures, strengthen management and services so that they can feel the warmth of the socialist family, and give special care to young children in rural poor families, especially left-behind children. It is necessary to deeply study and comprehend the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping ’s important instructions, deeply understand the significance, direction and fundamental requirements of doing well in the care and protection of left-behind children in rural areas. "To enhance the consciousness of ideology, political consciousness, and consciousness of action.
The meeting requested that the spirit of the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party be the guide to further uphold and improve the system of care and protection of rural left-behind children and the protection of children in distress. Establish and improve the system of care and protection for rural left-behind children with Chinese characteristics and the protection system for children in distress, and strengthen strategic and forward-looking research, especially in the work of legislation and the 14th Five-Year Plan, to promote the improvement of the system and mechanism for the protection of minors. Effectively protect the basic livelihood of rural left-behind children and children in need, and safeguard related rights and interests. Further focus on key issues and links, and firmly adhere to the bottom line of child survival and development. Consolidate family supervision, strengthen guidance, supervision and intervention in family supervision, and urge parents to implement the primary responsibility for family supervision. Fulfill the government's responsibility for guardianship, and for the rural left-behind children and children in distress who are in a state of inadequate guardianship or incapable guardianship, the relevant departments must conduct temporary guardianship in a timely manner in accordance with the law. The implementation of compulsory reporting responsibilities should be given prominence, focusing on units and personnel with compulsory reporting obligations, and promoting relevant units and personnel to seriously perform reporting responsibilities. Implement the dynamic management and regular reporting mechanism to really make it clear and clear. Further implement the coordinating mechanism of joint meetings and effectively give play to the leading role of each member unit in this area of work. Relevant departments should follow the State Council's Opinions on Strengthening the Care and Protection of Rural Left-behind Children, Opinions on Strengthening the Protection of Children in Distress, and the division of responsibilities between members of the joint meeting and the main points of the 2020 joint meeting. Implementation of system responsibility tasks.
The meeting made arrangements to further improve the care and protection of rural left-behind children and the protection system for children in distress, and to further promote the work of labor-intensive enterprises in caring for rural left-behind children and children in distress. In order to thoroughly implement the spirit of the Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party, further improve the care and service system for left-behind children in rural areas, and increase efforts to protect children in need, recently, the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the SASAC, and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce jointly issued the "About Labor Intensive Enterprises Further Strengthen the Guidance on Care Services for Left-behind Children and Children in Distress in Rural Areas.
The meeting reviewed and approved the "Work Summary for 2019 of the Inter-Ministerial Joint Meeting on Care and Protection of Rural Left-behind Children and the Protection of Distressed Children and the Main Points of Work in 2020". The meeting interpreted the "Opinions on Strengthening Care Services for Rural Left-behind Women" jointly issued by the 13 departments including the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministry of Public Security and the All-China Women's Federation, and made arrangements for strengthening the care services for rural left-behind women. Some members of the joint meeting made exchange speeches. China Construction Group Co., Ltd. introduced the situation of carrying out the "hundred field publicity on the construction site" activities to care for the left-behind children in rural areas. Gao Xiaobing, member of the Party Group of the Ministry of Civil Affairs, chaired the meeting. Members of the inter-ministerial joint meeting, liaisons and representatives of some labor-intensive enterprises attended the meeting.