@all, “8·16” intensive publicity activities of law-based city governance day about to be launched
The other day, Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance Leadership Team issued the Circular on Organizing “8·16” Intensive Publicity Activities of Law-based City Governance Day. See details below.
Member units of Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance Leadership Team, and law-based district governance offices of various districts:
The rule of law relates to the flourishment and prosperity of a country. The 19th NCCPC has specified the new tasks of basically completing the construction of the country ruled by law, government ruled by law and society ruled by law by 2035, and put forward the new requirement of “deepening the practice of law-based governance”. The third plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of Chinese Central Committee decided to establish the Central Committee on Comprehensive Law-based Governance and its Office, and strengthen the unified leadership of the Party Central Committee over comprehensive law-based governance. The fourth plenary session of the 11th Shanghai Municipal Party Committee made major deployment of taking a global-oriented and future-oriented approach to improve the urban level and core competitiveness of Shanghai, and put forward the well-defined goals of “comprehensively promoting law-based city governance, energetically advancing rule-of-law construction in Shanghai, building Shanghai into a global city with the best rule-of-law environment, and turning the rule of law into an important symbol of Shanghai’s core competitiveness”. These measures and goals have pointed out the development direction for law-based city governance in Shanghai in the new era, and provided an important theoretical basis.
2018 is the 4oth anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up, and the 20th year after Shanghai held its first law-based city governance work conference on August 16, 1999. Trying to make a success of organizing the “8·16” intensive publicity activities of law-based city governance day of this year is of vital significance for further learning and publicizing General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important exposition on comprehensive law-based governance, earnestly carrying out the major decisions and arrangements of the central government on comprehensive law-based governance since the 19th NCCPC, further unifying thinking and efforts, comprehensively pushing forward comprehensive law-based city governance under the strong leadership of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee, and effectively realizing the new goal of rule-of-law construction in Shanghai put forward by the fourth plenary session of the 11th Shanghai Municipal Party Committee. Related work-activities are notified as follows:
August of 2018 is the publicity month of law-based city governance (concentrated in the week of August 16, that is, from August 13 to 19).
Promoting law-based city governance, optimizing business environment, and advancing rule-of-law construction in Shanghai
(I) Further learning and publicizing the strategic deployment about the construction of the socialist rule of law system with Chinese characteristics in a new era and comprehensive law-based governance since the 19th NCCPC: To actively publicize Xi Jinping’s Thoughts on the socialist rule of law system with Chinese characteristics in a new era, especially his important exposition about comprehensive law-based governance; fully implement the basic strategies of law-based governance; energetically publicize the organic unification of adherence to the Party’s leadership, the people as the masters of the country and law-based governance; stick to the joint promotion of law-based governance, law-based administration and law-based administration; and practice the new concept of comprehensive law-based governance, as embodied in a country ruled by law, government ruled by law and society ruled by law.
(II) Further learning and publicizing the spirit of the fourth plenary session of the 11th Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and the results of the construction of the rule of law in Shanghai: To focus on building “four brands”, constructing “five centers”, promoting “five new breakthroughs”, creating “eight new highlands” and other central tasks of Shanghai Municipal Party Committee and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government; highlight the business environment optimization, urban fine management promotion, city level elevation, core competitiveness enhancement and other major deployments; deeply explore, fully summarize and energetically publicize the significant results and typical experience accumulated by Shanghai in its construction of the rule of law; consolidate the ideological consensus across the whole society about the comprehensive promotion of w-based city governance; and accelerate the formation of a behavioral consciousness regarding the comprehensive promotion of w-based city governance.
(III) Energetically publicizing the socialist law system with Chinese characteristics with the Constitution at its core in combination with current Constitution learning and publicity activities: To thoroughly implement the Opinions on further Strengthening Law-Study and Law Application by Civil Servants in Shanghai; energetically improve the abilities of civil servants (especially leading officials) to use rule-of-law thinking and rule-of-law approach to deepen reform, promote development, resolve contradictions and maintain stability; effectively promote the law popularization responsibility system of “whoever enforces shall popularize law”, “whoever supervises shall popularize law” and “whoever serves shall popularize law”; extensively carry out the demonstration of and publicity to outstanding law-based governance cases and law-based administration cases; and effectively create a sound opinion publicity atmosphere for fully promoting law-based city governance.
(I) Intensively carry out the large-scale publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day: Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance will announce the top ten outstanding law-based governance cases in the city, organize the exchange and exhibition of outstanding law-based governance cases, and extensively publicize the advanced experience of the rule of law in urban areas and democracy and the rule-of-law in villages (communities). Various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall make careful planning and thorough deployment according to actual situation, and organize society-oriented and masses-oriented large-scale publicity activities around August 16. Publicity activities which highlight the rule of law factors, cultural deposits and era characteristics will fully exhibit the results of the construction of the rule of law achieved by Shanghai, create a momentum of intensive publicity, and more extensively concentrate the forces of all walks of life to jointly promote the consensus about the construction of the rule of law.
(II) Further carry out the promotion activities of comprehensive law-based governance: Various member units shall intensively organize the rule of law promotion activities targeting at civil servants in combination with on-going Constitution learning, publicity and education, and utilize municipal-level Constitution lecturer group resources to hold multi-layered and multi-type comprehensive law-based governance seminars and promotion meetings. The law-based district governance offices of various districts shall utilize “Pujiang Rule of Law Platform” and other platforms, as well as the rule of law seminars, promotion meetings, attendance of court trials and other forms, to promote new measures and concepts of comprehensive law-based governance.
(III) Extensively organize all kinds of massive publicity activities of law-based city governance: Besides organizing diversified people-oriented publicity activities, knowledge contests, study forums, the rule of law storytelling, rule of law consultancy and other forms will be used to extend the publicity activities of law-based city governance day to the grass-root level. Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance will extensively distribute the publicity posters of law-based city governance citywide. According to the requirements of the “Seventh-five Year Plan” for the Rule of Law Publicity and Education among Citizens, various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall utilize buses, metro, airports, parks, squares, wharfs and other urban public spaces to prepare and distribute publicity leaflets, play law-based city governance slogans on electronic screens erected on commercial plazas, on rail transit, in government departments and so forth, to create a strong atmosphere for law-based city governance.
(IV) Focus on the publicity of law-based city governance by new media and new means: Besides sending the publicity short message of “8·16” law-based city governance day to all citizens in Shanghai, Shanghai New Media Alliance for Spreading the Rule of Law will be relied on to promote the publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day on network and new media. Various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall comprehensively coordinate all kinds of media resources to launch special editions, columns and programs for publicizing “8·16” law-based city governance day, and utilize official website, WeChat, microblog, client-side and other new media platforms to create an all-dimensional and three-dimensional publicity climax by means of knowledge contest, public-spirited advertisement push and other new media forms.
(I) Strengthen the organization and leadership: Try to make a success of organizing the publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day is an important task of law-based city governance this year. Various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall pay close attention, timely prepare activity plans, strengthen manpower and financial guarantee through extensive mobilization and meticulous organization, and ensure the success and momentum of the publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day.
(II) Pay attention to practical effect: Besides adhering to the correct orientation and comprehensively and accurately publicize the new concepts and new practice of law-based governance, it’s also required to employ simple and understandable terms to win popular support and achieve satisfactory effect. When publicizing to people, it’s very important to effectively respond to their law demands, exhibit the sound practice of comprehensive law-based governance and enhance their law cultivation.
(III) Try to make a success of conducting opinion publicity: Various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall comprehensively coordinate media publicity and social publicity, as well as online publicity and offline publicity; timely provide news clues and publicity activity sources to news media; further publicize outstanding cases and advanced people in law-based city governance, and increase the awareness rate of the publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day; and fully utilize “WeChat, microblog and client-side” and other Internet media to reinforce activity warm-up and publicity and increase public participation in these publicity activities.
Points of attention:
Various member units and the law-based district governance offices of various districts shall submit their plans for the publicity activities of “8·16” law-based city governance day before July 20, and their summary before August 31. Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance will uniformly publicize and exhibit them after summarization, and report them to Shanghai Municipal Office of Law-based City Governance Leadership Team. Please send relevant sources (electronic version) to the email address below.