The world is experiencing momentous changes unseen in a century， and human society is charting a new round of major development， transformation and adjustment. In this period of transition， the international order is rapidly evolving， with increasing elements of uncertainty and instability.The Covid-19 pandemic has particularly worsened an already gloomy situation for global development and governance. Creater challenges are also confronting world peace and development， governance and trust. What is happening to our world？ And what should we do about it？ The answer is to step onto the right path to development， towards building a global community of shared future.China's proposal for building a global community of shared future is aimed at improving global governance. This proposal also presents a vision of the future for humanity， based on historical lessons， current conditions， and development trends. It offers the only feasible plan for the shared future of humanity.Building a global community of shared future provides the right path to development-right in the sense that this plan is not for one country's benefit alone， but for all humanity. Its aim is not short-term profit， but the wellbeing of coming generations. Such a plan offers an innovative approach to global governance. It also unveils a grand vision of the international order， marking the future direction of China's diplomacy while initiating new forms of human civilization.